Naval Honoree Served During Okinawa Attack

BEATRICE – A U.S. Navy Veteran was recognized by the Gage County Board Wednesday, for his service during World War Two.

Lawrence Workman served in the Pacific as a Machinist Mate Third Class, aboard the U.S.S. Crockett…deploying amphibious personnel assault boats from the ship.

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Workman served his country from July of 1944 to June of 1946, earning four medals.

Gage County has been honoring local war veterans the past several months, part of an ongoing recognition effort.

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