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Local veteran Bernard Schanzmeyer believed he would be drafted in World War II, but the war ended before that became a reality. Years later, he was drafted into the Army during the Korean War and spent several months in combat.

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Military draft leads local veteran to combat service in Korea

Upon his graduation from Meta High School in 1946, Bernard Schanzmeyer had a low draft number and believed he would be called to serve in World War II.

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