Served in the US Marine Corp just before the end of WWII. Wally didn’t serve overseas because he was in the Guard Detachment during WWII. Once the Korean War started he got recalled to active duty in September 1950. After retaining he entered Korea December of 1950. As an infantry rifle squad leader he was wounded by a couple of hand grenades. He was in the hospital for about 5 months and made a full rocovery. Wally Gutzler lives with his wife Virginia in Salem, Oregon.