Sailor built and ran Philippine theater

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
By the time Milton Woolf docked at Pearl Harbor as a young sailor in 1943, the damage wrought by the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941, had been largely repaired, but much work still lay ahead for the U.S. military. Woolf, a long-time Uvalde electrician who is now retired at 88, was destined to learn the trade that would carry him through life during on-the-job training in places like the Philippines, Guam, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
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