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Local Vets Spotlight – Lt. Colonel Robert A. Beck, U.S. Army, Retired, Cold War, Defense of Korea

LT. COLONEL ROBERT A. BECK, U.S. ARMY, RETIRED, COLD WAR, DEFENSE OF KOREA Photo provided

Bob Beck served as a U.S. Army Infantry Ranger and a Combat Engineer Officer. He served in Germany during the Cold War, and then on the Demilitarized Zone in Korea; his last assignment before retiring was as an instructor at the U.S. Army’s Command and General Staff College. Bob has been active with Boy Scouts, the Springfield Kiwanis, and his church. Currently Bob is the Commander of the Creswell VFW Post.