Gerald Purcell: his experiences in the Korean War, as told in his own words
On August 11, 2011 Gerald "Jerry" Purcell sat down at this home in Ft. Collins, CO and told of his experiences in the Korean War. Jerry, born in Ft. Collins and raised in the area, served in the Air Force. He served with the 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron in Korea. Part of a RB-26 Invader crew, Jerry was based at K-14 and flew 51 missions. He would go on to make the Air Force his career, eventually getting involved in the missile program. He retired as a Lt. Colonel.