Jim Daley was raised in Meade County and has spent almost all his life there.
Barry Adams was raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and has spent almost all his life there.
They met briefly a world away from home in Southeast Asia. Today, they plan to meet again for the first time in 43 years.
Daley and his wife, Shirley, are coordinating a Memorial Day weekend reunion for his former Army unit, the 2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry. A notice about the gathering on Page 52 of the March issue of VFW Magazine caught Adams’ attention.