Ludwig Promoted M/Sgt. In Vietnam

November 27, 1969

Elton Ludwig, son of Mr.and Mrs. Lawrence E. Ludwig, Route 1, Sykesville, recently was promoted to Army master sergeant while assigned to the 1st Calvary Division (Airmobile) in Vietnam.

Sgt. Ludwig is an intelligence sergeant in Headquarters Battery, 2d Battalion of the division’s 20th Artillery. He entered the Army in July 1944 and was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla., before arriving overseas in July 1969. He holds the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal and Air Medal.

Before entering the Army, the 43-year-old sergeant was employed by the Melville Woolen Company at Oakland Mills. His wife, Madge, lives in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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