The Gregarious Gary Gregerson Just Keeps On Trucking


Michelle and Gary celebrating an anniversary

by Jeff Olsen

On a recent evening, Mr. Gregerson was ready to talk shop about anything and everything.

Like his stint in the Marine Corps a long time ago.

The thing is, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. That's what Uncle Sam had initially ordered.

He took the bus to Fargo with a bunch of other Roseau County draftees in February 1970.

He was standing in a long line, shoulder to shoulder when an NCO yelled out:

"Count off one to ten!"

That took a few minutes.

"All number tens take one step forward!"

Within seconds, every tenth guy had stepped in front of the rest of the formation.

Then came the...

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