Bio: Vetterkind, Sp. 4 Leonard R. (Military Notes -
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/20/1967
Vetterkind, Sp. 4 Leonard R. (Military Notes - 1967)
Sp. 4 Leonard R. Vetterkind, 23, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer c. Vetterkind of Rt. 1 Thorp, was awarded a certificate of achievement while serving with the 2nd Infantry division in Korea, March 6.
Spec. Vetterkind received the award for outstanding service as a light vehicle driver in company B of the division’s 2nd Supply and Transport battalion.
He entered the army in September, 1965, and was stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., before arriving in Korea in February 1966.
The specialist attended Thorp High School. Before entering the army, he was a machinist in Wausau.
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