Frank Cohee Jr. (83) was born in Ridgely, MD. Before enlisting, he was doing carpentry work in Maryland. His military service was carried out from September 1948 to July 1971. During his service period, he went to Pusan, Korea, and was stationed in various locations from Pusan to Suncheon. He served in the 19th Ord. MM Company, 2nd Infantry Division and had transitioned to S/Sgt by the time of his discharge. For his commitment, he received a Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with 3 stars, Good Conduct Medal (3 awards), Korea and Vietnam SC, and Campaign medals. He specialized in ordnance (parts distribution) and support, and participated in the first seven campaigns. Among the friends whom he recalls are Fred Ayers and Jim Herraa. After returning to the United States he went back to carpentry work, and upon being discharged he worked at the Applied Physics Laboratory in Johns Hopkins University and as a Contract Manager for Lockheed Martin. Now, his hobbies include fishing, investments, and gardening. He is a member of KWVA, Chapter 158.
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