Life Member - Army
1 st Sgt. Arthur R. Strong Jr. Ret age 87 died July 20, 2020 at Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester.
He was born in North Randolph, VT on De. 25, 1932 to Arthur R. Strong Sr. and Doris (Waterman) Hauster. He lived in Derry NH, and attended Pinkerton Academy, leaving in his senior year with other young men to join the Army due to the Korean War. He served in the Korean War and deployed 3 times to Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He also served in Germany, Japan and state side.
He was awarded 3 Purple Hearts, Bronze Star, Combat for Valor, Expert Marksmanship for rifle and pistol, Drill Sergeant Achievement Badge and many other awards. He retired in 1972 after 22 years of active duty.
Returning to Derry NH to be closer to family. He as an active member.