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Col. Nowland was born on May 21, 1943 and passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Col. Nowland was a resident of Massachusetts.

Donald Graduating from the US Military Academy at West Point on June 9 1965 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering.

Donald was a 2nd Lieutenant‚s commission in the Artillery. I served in this position and at the higher headquarters 32nd Air Defense Command until June of 1981 when I was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and took command of the 2nd Battalion 62nd Air Defense Artillery on Spangdahlem Air Force Base in the West German Eifel Mountain region near the Belgium border and north of Trier. I commanded this Hawk Missile Battalion for three years before being selected for the Army War College and the rank of Colonel.

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