George Enice Lawhon Jr. (80) was born in New York City. He was working as a roofer and house painter before he enlisted in Panama City, FL. His military service was carried out from August 1951 to July 1954. During his service period, he went to Taegu, Korea, and was stationed there and then in Seoul. He served in the 605th Tactical Control Squadron as an Airman 2nd Class and Radio Communications Technician. For his commitments, he received a Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and National Defense Service Medal. After returning to the United States in 1952, he served in the USAF at Goodfellow AFB and Patrick AFB. After being discharged from military service, he worked at Cape Canaveral for Boeing Aircraft and Martin Marietta. Now, he enjoys playing chess and is a member of KWVA, Chapter 6.
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