Veteran's History Project: Donald L. Devine
Donald L. Devine
Chief Master Sergeant
U.S. Air Force
1949 – 1979
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.
After World War II, one learned to pay attention to what was going on around him or her. In 1949, this was true, and essentially, it marked wisdom...it is now termed "situational awareness."
In the case of this story, four young men from Larned, Kan., were friends and seemed to do everything toge...