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Local veteran Bob Kettler served 17 months in Korea during the Korean War. Most of his time was spent as an investigator, preventing theft by locals working for the U.S. government.

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Local resident reflects on Korean War service

Memories don't fade

Like so many of his generation, Bob Kettler had no choice when it came time to answer his country’s call to service. But in spite of a decision made by a draft board almost 60 years ago, this area veteran remains proud of the part he played in an operation that would find him serving thousands of miles from home.


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