Melvin Welter took his Naval training in Idaho at the Farragut Naval Training Station. He served in the Navy during World War II from May 1943 to December 1945. Among his service decorations were the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the American Area Campaign Medal.
A Naval Portrait of Melvin Welter
Melvin Welter (right) with a Navy buddy
Melvin Welter served a portion of his Naval duty on the USS LeHardy during WW II.
Melvin Welter, here with Son Terry, was serving as Deputy Sheriff in 1951.
Melvin Welter sharing Christmas with his children Terry (left), Steve, and Nancy.
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