Military was a way of life for veteran of World War II

PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON—Air Force vet Benton Burton(cq)holds a photo of a B-36 bomber at his Grand Junction home.Art to go with Emily’s story for Vets Day.Sent as VET BURTON 11-10.



VET BURTON 11-10

PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON—Air Force vet Benton Burton(cq)holds a photo of a B-36 bomber at his Grand Junction home.Art to go with Emily’s story for Vets Day.Sent as VET BURTON 11-10.

Benton Young Burton Jr. thought he was headed to war after the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. His mother had other thoughts. “She said, ‘You’re going to school…




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