Joseph A. Harstad

Technical Sergeant Joseph A. Harstad, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Harstad, Dallas, has been awarded the Good Conduct Medal for exemplary fidelity and efficiency, while serving with the United States Joint Purchasing Board in New Zealand. Sergeant Harstad, who is the non-commissioned officer in charge of the Administrative Department, Storage Section, entered the service in October 1941 and, after training at Fort Warren, WY, went overseas in April 1942. He has a brother, Sergeant Wilmer Harstad in New Guinea.