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By Kate Radford
Contributing writer 

Veteran Highlight" Bill O'Neill

 

February 11, 2021

Bill O'Neill graduated from Ronan High School and was drafted into the Army in September of 1953, when he was 18 years old.

O'Neill was inducted in Butte and attended basic training in Fort Ord in California. From there, he headed to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri for combat engineer training.

After training, O'Neill's company was shipped to Korea, where they were attached to the Air Force and ser...



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