Glenn Eckstrom served in the United States Air Corps during World WarII. He was a Tech Sergeant and served in combat where he won a Distinguished Flying Cross for his act of bravery on one of his flying missions with his crew. He does not regret being drafted straight out of high school, in fact he is very proud and honored that he could serve our country. He is now retired living in Arlington with his wife, this September will be their 63 wedding anniversary. They used to live in various cities in California but decided to move to Arlington in order to be closer to one of their sons.
By: Elia Torres and Julissa Garza