Saluting our veterans: Robert Ren-ning

Robert Renning joined the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17 after graduating from Clarksville High School in 1979. He retired from the Minnesota Air National Guard on November 19, 2018 as a Senior Master Sergeant.

     The son of Ed and Diane Renning, Robert Renning has been inspired in life by his family and how hard they worked.

     “I grew up on a farm west of Clarksville on 160 acres,” Renning said. “I remember working with my mom and dad baling hay and working for neighbors as summer help.”

     He spent a lot of time on the Shell Rock River, fishing with family and hunting in the woods. He enjoyed motorcycling and hanging out with friends.

 

Read more in the January 3 edition of the STAR.

 

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