All in the family
Military service runs in the genetics of the Neuschwander and Williquette families
Last updated 11/4/2021 at 12:50pm
REARDAN-Veteran's Day is next Thursday, Nov. 11, and the holiday recognizing those who have served in the military carries special meaning for one local family. If one has the Neuschwander or Williquette surname, there's a good chance they've served in one of the military branches.
The senior in town, Dave Neuschwander, was one of three brothers to serve in the military. Neuschwander was in the Marine Corps from 1957 to 1960 and was stationed at Point Arguello next to Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
He was a security guard for three missile silos at the point.
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