Veteran of the Month: Ken Garhan, Army
March 13, 2013 1:18PM
Ken Garhan, 79, served in the U.S. Army for two years from 1954 to 1956. He is the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 Veteran of the Month.
Updated: April 25, 2013 6:07AM
Rank: Specialist 3rd Class
Branch of service: U.S. Army
Current age: 79
Total years served: 2
Served from: 1954-1956
Places served: Fort Bliss, Texas; Fort Lee, Va.; Camp Kilmer, N.J.; Hanau, West Germany
Job or specialty: Stock records clerk / inspection team
Fondest memory while serving: “The people that I served with, both enlisted and officers. Taking advantage of time and seeing as much of Germany (courtesy of the Army), France, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark.”
Quote: Taken from the Army Field Manual of 1861, “The coffee will taste better if you dig the latrine downstream.”
Every month the Judd Kendall VFW Post 3873 in Naperville chooses a Veteran of the Month for The Naperville Sun.