By — Gary Lewis / The Bulletin
January 5, 2012
Fifty-some years ago, the USMC turned Russ Barkman into a lean, mean fighting machine.
Now, not as lean, not as mean, but still a Marine, the 71-year-old Barkman wanted to hunt elk in the wilderness. His neighbor and friend, Karl Findling, would help.
Growing up in Michigan, Barkman didn’t hunt....