Paul W. Hockla (81) was born in New York, and had been a truck driver before entering the military in November 1952. He arrived in Korea in April 1953 as a part of the Co. B 14th, 25th infantry division with the position of CPL. He was a part of the out post and the July Pork Chops side hill battles. Paul received the CIB for his commitments, and he remembers friends Edward Hollow and Perry Edgar. He left Korea in July 1954, and was discharged on November 2, 1954. After his discharge, he became a truck driver again for a total of 40 years. He currently enjoys fishing for states and taking care of 100 acres of land.