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.