Taps, Present Arms
Master Sergeant (Retired)
Glenn E. Nelson, 71, died Saturday, February 17, 2007 in Columbus, Georgia.
MSG Nelson was born in Dexter,
Ohio, on March 19, 1935 and lived in Columbus, Georgia for the past
MSG Nelson was a Service Rifle
shooter and later a rifle gunsmith with the U.S. Army Marksmanship
Unit. Glenn was awarded the U. S.
Army Distinguished Rifleman Badge in 1962.
MSG Nelson retired from the
U.S. Army with 22 years of service having served in the Korean
Conflict and the Vietnam War. After his military career, he was
president and owner of Nelson's Custom Gun Shop for 30 years.