Cartoonist Mort Walker receives a hand salute from the world’s most famous work-shirking Army private, Beetle Bailey, left, as fellow comic strip characters Sarge and his dog Otto look on at the Pentagon, Thursday, June 14, 1990, Washington, D.C. Beetle started out 40 years ago as a college student and was drafted into the Army during the Korean War and still is in basic training. Walker was honored at the pentagon on June 14, 1990 for his widely viewed work. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)
Cartoonist Mort Walker receives a hand salute from the world’s most famous work-shirking Army private, Beetle Bailey, left, as fellow comic strip characters Sarge and his dog Otto look on at the Pentagon, Thursday, June 14, 1990, Washington, D.C. Beetle started out 40 years ago as a college student and was drafted into the Army during the Korean War and still is in basic training. Walker was honored at the pentagon on June 14, 1990 for his widely viewed work. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) Asscociated Press
Cartoonist Mort Walker receives a hand salute from the world’s most famous work-shirking Army private, Beetle Bailey, left, as fellow comic strip characters Sarge and his dog Otto look on at the Pentagon, Thursday, June 14, 1990, Washington, D.C. Beetle started out 40 years ago as a college student and was drafted into the Army during the Korean War and still is in basic training. Walker was honored at the pentagon on June 14, 1990 for his widely viewed work. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty) Asscociated Press

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