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Military Service Of

Kristina Rae (Tyrrell) Powers

  U.S. Army  

Camp Carroll, South Korea / Ft Lewis, WA


                            Camp Carroll, taken from the air from south side,
looking to the north.  Upper left is the Cam Lo River.

Photo credit: Major Ron Losee, April 1968. Presented by 2/9 Marines


Camp Carroll is a small camp in central Korea situated approximately one hour north of Taegu in Waegwan, South Korea.  Named in honor of Sergeant First Class Charles F.
Carroll of the 72nd Combat Engineer Com­pany, 5th Infantry Regiment, who died in action during the Korean War and
was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross
for heroism, Camp Carroll consists of 546 acres in the Nak
Tong River Valley, ap­proximately one-quarter mile east of the historicNak Tong River. The terrain is hilly, with surrounding
moun­tains. Weather is similar to that of the Midwestern United
States, hot and humid in the summer, cold and windy in the


G.G.G. Granddaughter of William Henry Barlow
G.G. Granddaughter of James 'Jim' Monroe Barlow
G.Granddaughter of Woodrow Wilson Barlar
Granddaughter of Mary 'Joyce' Barlar
Daughter of Kristin Lee (Tyrrell) Pohly


In the Military Family:  

Kristina was born in Carson City, Nevada and is the g.g.niece of WW II Navy veterans, Jimmy Joe & Raymond Brown Barlar, and g.niece of U.S. Marine Corp veteran, Larry Joe Barlar.