Prevented from going to war, Excelsior man honors those who did

Today’s daily dose of sweetness comes from KARE 11’s Boyd Huppert, who shows us that they also serve who stand and blow a trumpet.

Gary Marquardt, of Excelsior, walks through the local cemetery. When he finds a Vietnam vet, he stops and blows Taps. Then he leaves a penny on a headstone.

Why?

Because during the Vietnam War, he was classified 4-F.

(Video link)

  • Jack

    Thank you for sharing.