Kenneth Borchers (83) was born in Battle Creek, NE. He was farming at Ida Grove in Iowa when he enlisted in January 1951. During his period of service, he arrived at Yokohama, Japan and then was stationed on the front line in Korea as a SFC in the Fox Co. 8th Core, 1st Core Division. He participated in the Korean Conflict and received a Purple Heart for his commitments. From his time in the war, he still remembers Col. Stone. On returning from his rotation, he worked in the Special Service supply at Ft. Riley, KS. After his discharge in 1954, he went back to farming. He enjoys helping others, and he now belongs to KWVA Chapter 270.