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Josh Horton

I am an avid seeker of knowledge whether it is books, television, movies, radio, word of mouth, or just stepping inside of my imagination. I love technology and staying in touch with like-minded people (that means I spend a lot of time using Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and LinkedIn). I love to hear a good story as well as share it with others.

L&P Honors our Veterans

Veterans Day RibbonOn Wednesday, November 11th, the United States will honor its veterans with ceremonies, speeches, parades, and patriotic music. As a veteran, I am fortunate to live in a grateful nation. Schools welcome us into their classrooms and ask us to tell our stories; young and old alike will shake our hands and say, “Thank you for your service.”

I have encountered many Leggett & Platt employees who once wore a military uniform. Recently, I had a conversation with Robert McKinzie, President of our Drawn Wire Division. Before long we realized that we were both deployed at the same time, belonged to the same command structure, and operated in the same Theater of War. Continue reading