MP experiences differing places, culture

Paxton comes home to utilize GI Bill, become representative


Photo courtesy Jerry Paxton

Paxton in 1965.

"I sure have no regrets about my time spent there," said Jerry Paxton, representing District 47 in the Wyoming House of Representatives, about his time as a military policeman in Germany.

Paxton served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1967. "My combat was more breaking up bar fights," he said of his experience overseas. His service was a result of the draft, and Paxton felt that the experience was overall very positive for the trajectory of the rest of his life.

"It was a great experience for a country boy from Wyoming to travel halfway around the world and see new cultures," Paxton...

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