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Dr. Edwin Nelson honored in Nebraska

Dr. Edwin Nelson

honored in Nebraska

     Dr. Edwin Nelson, G/393, has received high recognition in the state of Nebraska. He was named the "Citizen of the Century" in the field of education by the Star-Herald newspaper in Chadron, NE.

     After returning to civilian life, following service in the 99th, he became a teacher and school coach. Eventually he earned college degrees, including a doctorate and climbed the ladder to president of Chadron State College. Eventually he became president of the Nebraska College Board of Trustees.

     (This article was shared by Dr. John Heinke, Hq/535AAA, of Scottsbluff, NE.)