Press Release 17-125 Community honors Navy veteran

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – It was standing room only at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery – Fort Leonard Wood Aug. 24 as service members from all branches joined community members to pay their final respects to an unaccompanied veteran who most had never met.

Chief Petty Officer Arthur “Bill” Craft joined the United Stated Navy after graduating high school in 1958. Craft was a Vietnam veteran and retired after devoting more than 20 years of service to his country.