Hawaii Stories

Lis Olsen, Honolulu

(Nominated by Hawaii State Representative Mark Takai)
On Deck of The Battleship U.S.S. Missouri (BB63)
Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2010

Lis Olsen is the mother of Army SPC Toby R. Olsen of Mililani, Hawaii, who was killed in action.  SPC Olsen was one of four soldiers killed in Karma, Iraq on January 20, 2007 when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee, the Department of Defense reported.  The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509 Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division out of Fort Richardson, Alaska.  SPC Olsen was 28 years old.