Decatur County

Paul Robert Baughman





Airman Paul Robert Baughman

Paul Robert Baughman, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Baughman, of near Leon, is completing his air force basic military training course at Lackland Air Force base “the Gateway to the Air Force,” situated near San Antonio, Texas. His basic military training is preparing him for entrance into air force technical training and for assignment in specialized work. The course includes a scientific evaluation of his aptitude and inclinations for following a particular vocation and career.

Source: Decatur County Women's Auxilary WWII Scrapbook; Submission by Decatur County Historical Museum, Leon IA, Sara Rose Joan LeFleur, June of 2016