Robert W. Waataja
Era: World War II
Military Branch: Marines
Marine M-Sgt. Robert W. Waataja, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Waataja of Cook, Minnesota, completed basic training at San Diego, Logan, Corpus Christi, and Tomah.
He served overseas for the USMC and was awarded the:
Commendation Ribbon with Combat “V” for “meritorious achievement” with the Marine Ground Control Intercept Squadron during operations in Korea.