He had been working in Lyon County, part of a road construction crew. Now he found himself headed into the army during the Korean Conflict.
She wanted to move away from Lyon County.
Together they planned a life after the army that would take them to different towns, going to wherever he would be able to find work. She was excited at the prospect. Since he was always valued for his "hard work", I imagine he was proud to be able to provide for her. The first step in their plan is to get married.
They obtained their marriage license in Lyon County, and I don't know what their actual plans for a wedding were. What I do know is that........