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Bradford J. Angers (ASA)
The following is from the Second Infantry Division History Book Bradford J Angers, World War II; Enlisted Regular Army. Born in Detroit, Michigan. Graduated Detroit Institute of Technology with B.A. in Sociology/Psychology. Enlisted thru Fort Sheridan, Illinois. Took Combat Engineers Basic, Fort Lewis Washington, Expert M-l Rifle, cal. 45 Pistol, M-3 Sub-machine Gun, Bayonet and Grenade. Attended Signal Corps Training school and was trained in, code, cryptography, teletype and Teletype Decoding, at Fort Monmouth New Jersey. At that time most of the training was directed at developing agents for the O.S.S. and other security related groups. He attended Military Information & Education School and was assigned to Special Services at Camp Stoneman California. He sailed U.S.S. Gen. E.T. Collins to the Philippines. He served with the then top secret 9th Detachment Second Signal Service Battalion of the Army Security Agency in Luzon, APT (Asiatic Pacific Theatre of Operations), AFWSPAC (Armed Forces, Western Pacific Theatre of Operations). All service there was and still is Classified. With service connected injuries, he returned stateside on the U.S.S. Hospital Ship Hope. He was assigned to Second Signal Army Security Station, Petaluma, California. Again, most of this operation was Classified. He was finally discharged from Madigan General Hospital, Fort Lewis, Washington in 1947. He is a Life Member VFW Post 6796, Dallas, Texas. A Life Member and Past Commander of DAV Chapter 57, Dallas, Texas. A Life Member of The Second Indianhead Division Association, and served as President of the Dallas/Fort Worth Branch 1988 and '89. He was married to Janet Louise Lord in 1957. They liveed in Dallas, Texas for over 40 years and own several companies building sub-miniature electronic surveillance equipment for law enforcement and Government agencies. He also owned his own Public Relations firm as well as a computer oriented advertising and publishing network. He is active in local government, charities, has appeared on television and is adept at public speaking and is highly sought after for his expertise in computer technology. He has been listed in several ?Who?s Who? (ie: Who?s Who Among Students (?48-51), Who?s Who in Texas (?73-?74), Who?s Who in American Business, etc. He and his wife now live in Riverview, Florida.

Posted by Bradford Angers
Dec 27 2003 02:09:21:000PM

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