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

By Larry Nelson
Veterans History Project 

Kimball veteran recalls time spent in Korea

 

Raymond Little

Raymond Little (Ray) of Kimball spent most of his growing-up years in Fort Collins, Colo. He was a scrappy kid, whose household could have been a little warmer. When he was 17, he had quit high school. His mother sent him to the Post Office in Fort Collins and Ray was soon taken by a recruiting poster. It was a large picture of Uncle Sam pointing one of his fingers at the reader. The quote on the paper was "I want You in the US Army."

Ray inquired of the recruiter about joining and the recruiter made it easy - just have your parents sign the form and you can join. So, Ray got a friend...



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