September 23, 2020
A new column, entitled "Veterans Spotlight", begins today. The short article will highlight a local military veteran's service, past and present life, each week. The Whitehall Veterans hope you enjoy and that this helps you get to know some local heroes better.
Ron Adkins was born and raised in Northwest Pennsylvania and enlisted in the US Navy in Pittsburg at age 19. Due to an already extensive background in the construction trade, Ron enlisted as an E-3, Seaman, eventually rising to the rank of Builder Third Class. Ron turned 20 and 21 in Vietnam, serving with D Co., Mobile Construction...