BEATRICE – A local Korean War Veteran was honored Wednesday, as part of the ongoing Gage County Board effort to recognize the contributions of the area’s service veterans.
George Pinkerton served in the Korean War. He was in the U.S. Army from August, 1951 to April, 1953. Pinkerton achieved the rank of Second Lieutenant and was awarded four medals for his wartime service.
Pinkerton, with several family members present, was honored with a plaque and gifts before the supervisors at their Wednesday meeting.