Local Veterans Tell Tales of Service

By Teri L. Hansen MCPHERSON – The McPherson American Legion Post 24 lounge was packed with people during the monthly Veterans’ Story Night on Tuesday evening. Guests were treated to the tales of hardship, sacrifice, and even a little fun, from three local veterans. Alan Hansen Alan Hansen was in Navy boot camp when World War II was coming to an end. While he humbly acknowledged that he didn’t see combat during that conflict, his service and sacrifice are still revered. Recently, that service was rewarded with a trip to Washington DC through the Honor Flight. These flights are sponsored

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