1. Dad finished his Fort Polk, Louisiana assignment in May, 1945, probably after May 8th, VE Day. He was assigned to Ft Ord, CA, probably in anticipation of going overseas to a Pacific station or service. He left mom and the car in West Plains and rode a train west.
While he was at Ft Ord, he caught up with old friends from West Plains, Ted and Awilda Pirnack.
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