Clipped From Ukiah Daily Journal
, CHESTER W. DOUGLAS FORT RILEY, Kan. (AHTNC) Pvt. Jerry A. Lawra'son, son of Mr.and Mrs. Chester W. Douglas of Willits, recently participated with the 1st Infantry Division in Desert Warrior 80, a training exercise at Fort Irwin, Calif. The exercise was conducted to determine how well a U.S. military unit that has worked together can operate in an extremely extremely intense elc.tronic warfare environment. It provided U.S. forces an ^opportunity to conduct joint military tactical operations, rising armored, mechanized infantry, infantry, infantry and tactical air forces in a semi-desert environment. environment. Fort Irwin, located in the upper Mojave Desert, is scheduled scheduled to develop into one of the Army's major training areas. Lawrason is an armor crewman at Fort Riley, ,Kan. A1979 graduate of Willits High School, he entered the Army in August 1979.