The following June 22, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 2:
Lowell Soldier' Outfit Commended by Generals
With the 5th Army in Italy -- Technician Fifth Grade Orlie F. Steiner, Lowell, son of Frank Steiner of New Middleton, Ind., is serving on the 5th Army front in Italy with an Ordnance company that has been decorated twice for retrieving and repairing armor and trucks wrecked on battle fields.
This front line Ordnance outfit has seen action in three campaigns and has been overseas for two years. Its men participated in the North African landing at Oran, Algeria, went through the entire Tunisian campaign and now are just behind the Fifth Army's front in Italy. The company was decorated once by the commanding general of the Fifth Army and once by the commanding general of the II Corps.
The following July 5, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 2:
Sgt. Arley Steiner, back in the States after being in the service four years, three years of which were spent overseas, has been here visiting the Oscar Carlsons, with whom he made his home before going into the army.