Olin E. Smith, shown here in Vietnam, rose from private to brigadier general.
Olin E. Smith, shown here in Vietnam, rose from private to brigadier general. Courtesy of the Smith family
Olin E. Smith, shown here in Vietnam, rose from private to brigadier general. Courtesy of the Smith family

Columbian — ‘epitome’ of the Army — rose from private to brigadier general

May 26, 2017 7:14 PM