Russell Moen - First Lieutenant In War, Given Merited Recognition In New War Dept. Appointment
ihron"h Sat- of bliy- the Honolulu. have better. Russell Moen, First Lieutenant In War, Given Merited Recognition Recognition In New War Department Department Appointment A captaincy in the field artillery section of the officers' reserve corps of the United States army has been tendered Russell C. Moen, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Moen of this city. Mr. Moen was commissioned a lieutenant in the National Guard in the spring of 1917 and held throughout the war. He was one of the original officers of Troop I, First Wisconsin Cavalry, which was orÂ«-an- ized in Stevens Point early in 1917 was later attached to Battery E. Field Artillery, of which Troop I made a part in the army reorganization. reorganization. When Battery E returned from France in May, 1919, Lieuten- accompany the unit,. volunteered for service the American carno at Brest. not return to the United States late in 1919 and then went to Jioiri trance in May, 1919, Lieuten-! ant Moen did not accompany the nut instead volunteered for servw a f ! with an army friend. Lieutenant - Â«Â«Â»-tai_ .,..,,,,, \ \ 1 S , Ff v 1'*T*llÂ£L*"V an overseas officer, with whom he since been associated in conducting bve stock ranch and store at Auburn, Ala. As a general thing: officers discharged discharged from the regular service are an- pointed in the reserve corps in the Â«Â£ade thcv held at the time of charge. That Mr. Moen has been I f;?ered a captaincy when his rank j-he regular service was one grade 'Â°w. is a merited recognition of his ntness as an officer.