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March Veteran Of The Month, Robert Winchell

 

March 12, 2020

Countywide & Sun/Suzie Campbell

Robert Winchell (center) talks about his early years as an Army Air Corp Pilot to County Commissioners Eddie Stackhouse (left) and Randy Thomas (right).

Robert Winchell, an 86 year old retired Army Air Corp pilot, was named Veteran of the Month by the Pottawatomie County Board of County Commissioners Monday.

Winchell said he joined the Army when he was 19. "I enlisted as an airman instead of a seaman." He soon headed off to boot camp. There was 1...



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