NOVEMBER 10, 2006 - Command Sargent Major Dahl spoke to the HPR on Veterans Day.  CSM Dahl and his brothers grew up in the Olympia area, from where he joined the Army in 1982.  His overseas tours include one tour in Korea and three tours in Germany.  He has deployed to Saudi Arabia, France, Macedonia and Iraq.

CSM Dahl spoke of the pride and privedge of serving with the men and women on the US Army.  It is a privledge and experience that, while cuts across all social economic classes of Americans, only one percent of the total population shares.

CSM Dahl is married to his wife Jennifer and they reside at Fort Lewis.