McCone County Hero Project
December 13, 2023
Dave Kasten was the recipient of one of the McCone County Hero quilts. Dave enlisted in the Army December 1959 and was discharged January 1966.
He was sent to Fort Ord, California for basic training and then went on from there to Fort Gordon, Georgia to the Military Police Academy. Dave's orders sent him to Security Camp at Walters, Texas where he was then transferred to Versailles, France with the 520th Military Police. He told us that while there they provided security for SHAPE which stands for Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers (NATO Headquarters). Their duty was to protect Versail...