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Veteran's Corner - David Bilow

ENDICOTT–Local veteran David Bilow joined the Air Force security police in 1970, during the Vietnam war-era, and was discharged in 1973.

Bilow went to college for two years after high school and was not drafted, he explained.

"I had a 2S deferment, because I was going to college for two years after I got out of high school," Bilow said, explaining that he quit going to school after the two years when they introduced the method of drafting where they gave a number.

"Number one was the first to go, and the millionth was the last," Bilow explained, "Mine was 50. I decided I didn't want to go into...


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