From a contemporary press report:
Daniel A. Mills, 81, a retired technical information specialist who had lived in the Washington area since the late 1960s, died December 10, 1999 at SunBridge Montgomery Village Care and Rehabilitation after a heart attack.
Mr. Mills worked as a technical information specialist in New York City and Raleigh, North Carolina, before spending 10 years with the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda and retiring in 1980.
Mr. Mills, a resident of Montgomery Village, was born and raised in Boston. He served in the Army as a mapping specialist in Europe during World War II and with the Army Corps of Engineers in Korea during the war there.
He also served in the Army Reserve, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel before retiring in 1972. His military honors included the Bronze Star.
He was a 1950 graduate of McGill University in Montreal and a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Gaithersburg.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine L. Mills of Montgomery Village, and a sister.
MILLS, DANIEL A.
On Friday, December 10, 1999, DANIEL A. MILLS of Gaithersburg, MD, beloved husband of Catherine L. Mills; sister of Ursula C. Mills. A Memorial Mass will be offered at Ft. Myer Chapel on Wednesday, December 22 at 12:45 p.m. with inurnment to follow at Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium. Family and friends should assemble at the Administration Building at 12:15 p.m.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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