1944 . . .

Our Neighbors in the Services
Sioux City Journal
28 September 1944

Oto, Iowa - Cpl. John W. Cole, son of Mrs. Anna Cole, will arrive at Camp Hood, Texas, about September 30 after spending 32 months overseas in the Asiatic-Pacific area. From there he will be sent to his home for his furlough

Doon, Iowa - Pfc. Robert K Whealon, son of Mrs. Mabel Whealon , has completed his training as paratrooper at Fort Benning, Ga. He has finished four weeks of jump training during which time he made five jumps, the last technical jump at night involved a combat problem on landing