Veteran John Talbott of Ocean Pines joined the U.S. Army in 1959.
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It wasn't wartime when John Talbott was in the U.S. Army.
He was never in battle, shot at or wounded. In fact, the well-known Ocean Pines Realtor had an office job during his three years of service, but the military still positively influenced his life and shaped him early in life.
Talbott, now 75, is a well-spoken gentleman who has sold property in the Pines since it was in its infancy, with dirt roads that had to be sprinkled with water to keep the dust down. After a heavy rain, it was common to get stuck in the mud and call a local gas station owner to pull out cars. ...