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Remembering Private BARKER

Kimball Veteran Gary Barker To Be Honored At Vietnam Veterans Memorial

After 48 years, U.S. Army Private Gary Adelbert Barker of Kimball will be honored at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for his service and sacrifice to this country.

The pre-acceptance letter to his family reads: "On behalf of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund, I am pleased to inform you that we would be proud to honor Gary Adelbert Barker at the 2023 In Memory ceremony on the grounds of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D. C."

The ceremony will be held June 17 and his widow Barb Barker, son Jerry Barker and daughter Sherry Barker Winstrom will attend the ceremony. Others attending...