Douglas Johnson A Veteran Story


December 8, 2022

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Above: Douglas Johnson a senior at Altoona High School in Altoona, Wisconsin 1969.

In the early 1950s a young couple living in Eau Claire, Wisconsin were expecting a child. Warren and Barbara Johnson welcomed into this world their son, Douglas "Doug" Johnson.

Johnson would spend his childhood years in Eau Claire and graduate from Altoona High School in Altoona, Wisconsin in 1969.

Johnson felt his most important plan after high school was finding a job. After all, he had registered for the draft and he had a high draft number, "I didn't think about joining the military at the time, because of my draft number, so I went looking for a job.The only place that would hire me wa...

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