Tech. Sgt. Forrest L. Vosler was born July 29, 1923 in Lyndonville, New York. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps on Oct. 8, 1942 and attended basic training in Atlantic City, New Jersey. After graduating from basic training, he attended the radio operator and mechanics school at Scott Field, Illinois for technical training from Nov. 4, 1942 to March 29, 1943. Following the completion of his training, Vosler also attended the Army Air Forces Flexible Gunnery School in Harlingen, Texas from March 29 to graduation on May 22, 1943.