Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Joseph S. Hernandez
Active Korean War Veteran of Kimball 

A military veteran

 


My take of the definition of a Military Veteran is from experiences I have been through. A Military Veteran is a person, whether male or female, who voluntarily enlists, or is caught up, in the Draft. Not the NFL draft, the Man’s Draft, the one that during the time of war sent chills up and down the spines of any within the ages of 18 to 27; which was mostly used to fill the Army and Marine Corps ranks.

Once you’re in this big room and all the physicals and paperwork are done, this long line of hundreds of persons take a step forward and get sworn in to defend the Constitution and the U...



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