Korean War veteran Edward Foose
Winner of 2018 Associated Press Managing Editors Awards, Div. I, best digital project
Winner of 2018 USA TODAY Network Journalism Awards, 4th quarter, digital storytelling, 1st place
Edward Foose was stationed at the 38th parallel, which in 1948, became the boundary between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). During the war he held many jobs, including a pole lineman in communications, a captain’s driver, running the post exchange, and painting signs.