Ted Zicko was born and raised in Natick. As a child growing up during World War II, he remembered rationing and seeing Bob Hope and Dorothy Lamour at the Common during a bond drive. After the Korean War started, he enlisted with the U.S Air Force and spent four years in Intelligence as a linguist (Albanian language), forward observer and photo interpreter. He is a recipient of presidential citations from the United States and the Republic of Korea.



Ted Zicko and friend Charlie Behanna


Ted Zicko on the Okota Raiders baseball team


Ted Zicko at the Veterans Wall, Morse Institute Library, Natick