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Gender: male
Military Position: T4
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  1951 Was told never get into service because of eyesight, was drafted out of high school into Korean War. Went to Fort Mead, Maryland was to be a guide to discharge from GI’s from Europe for 9 months did not go to basic training. Got three stripes in just 9 months then went to Fort McClelland for basic. Went to Fort Mason, San Francisco to load troop ships, did not go overseas because he had too much time in.

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