Charley Clyde Alsbrook entered the U. S. Army on March 20, 1941, and left for Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. About 48 hours later he was transferred to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was there for six weeks basic training then left for Camp Forest, Tennessee. He remained there until January 15, 1942, going overseas to the South Pacific, on May 12, 1944. Later Charley was transferred to Camp Fanney, Texas. After three months he went on to Camp Livington, Louisiana, where he was discharged on August 16, 1945.