Birthplace of John Wayne located in Winterset, Iowa.
This month, the Boy Scouts of America observed their birthday - Feb. 8, 1910.
In observance of this great event, and in fond memory of my long association with the Boy Scout organization, I offer this powerful article taken from Scouting Magazine, May/June 1979, and I dedicate this to all those who served and are serving the Boy Scout program.
"In September of 1978, the BSA's Los Angeles Area council hosted a black tie dinner to honor one of its most distinguished Boy Scout alumni - John Wayne (1907-1979). ...