23 mai 2021

Korean War soldier returns home over 70 years after death


UNION, S.C. (AP) — For more than 70 years, it was unknown by family where Cpl . Ralph Boughman’s remains were located after he was killed in the Korean War fighting for his country in 1950.Boughman, of Union, joined the U.S. Army in August 1948 at Fort Jackson in Columbia, inspired by his brothers’ military service in World War II. He was 19.His journey had just begun. After finishing basic training, he was transferred to Fort Lawton in Seattle, Washington, and then to Japan for a year before [...]