In 1945, Glenn Jenkins was a 17-year-old sailor who grew up in Nokomis and joined the Navy near the end of World War II. After graduation from boot camp in Bainbridge, Md., he volunteered for a secret Naval mustard gas experiment that made him the focal point of a headline-grabbing Congressional investigation in Washington on the military’s misconduct more than half a century later.
Jenkins died Feb. 19 at the age of 85.
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