Korean War

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Chris Russel “Russ” Christensen, inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame,says he values family, land, and livestock, and places a great deal of weight on being a man of integrity whose word is his bond.
Chris Russell "Russ" Christensen, a resident of the homestead he was born on in 1930, was inducted into the Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame in 2021. Except for the years he served as a medic in the army during the Korean War, he has lived his whole life on the homestead his father acquired in 1910.   "...

Dennis McGary (left) and Jack Martin met in Korea after enlisting in the U.S. Army, creating a 57-year friendship that lasted until McGary’s passing in July. (Courtesy photo)

CODY — For Korean War veterans Dennis McGary and Jack Martin of Cody, a train ride in Korea in 1965 was the start of a beautiful 57-year friendship.  It all began as they sat together watching South Korean children digging for food out of 55 gallon barrels. “[The U.S. Army] gave us a sack lunch to...

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