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Heroes among us
There are still some of them out there. Unfortunately, few of us know who they are and what they did..
Post commemorates World War II airman KIA with artifact
Post 174 in Ellsworth, Kansas, now honors a local man who was shot down over Holland in 1944. Delorn Steiner,..
Great-grand-uncle of Legion and SAL member
Granville , MA
Joseph J. Gannon of Cambridge, Mass., awarded Distinguished Service Cross for action in France April 12, 1918.
Family members in the military
STEPFATHER: World War I OLDEST BROTHER: World War II SECOND BR0THER: Korea MYSELF: Vietnam SON: Desert Storm GRANDSON: Iran, Afghanistan
Son of WWII veteran connects histories of Iowans in 97th bomb group, 414th squadron
Iowan Jim Bracewell joined the Army Air Corps in 1941, because his then-girlfriend Mildred said she would not be a..
Osborn family legacy stems from Revolutionary era
Revolutionary War Osborn family service began with Joshua Osborn who served his country when he enlisted in the Continental Army at..
World War II aviation electrical mechanic marches into eternity
World War II veteran Private 1st Class Vincent R. Pagliaro marched into eternity on Nov. 9, 2015. He was 95,..
My uncle: Col. Henry W. Steadman, USMC
Model Marine By Jim Brasher This is a story about a young man I knew during the Great Depression and the days,..
An all-service family
San Antonio, TX
Starting with World War I, a great-uncle was a doughboy in France. In World War II an uncle was a..
A portrait of my grandfather
Bel Air, MD
A portrait of my grandfather: how I came to possess a mysterious portrait of my grandfather that I never knew..
My dad was a WW I veteran
My dad, Arthur W. Farash, was drafted in the US Navy in 1917 in Newport, Rhode Island, and joined the..
Sprague family military history dates to Union Army
My great-grandfather Samual Sprague served an enlistment in the Union Army, then another one for his married brother. My father Ralph..
Pride, family and country
I was taught to be respectful, honest and caring. Raised in a small New Hampshire town. We cared about our..
Military legacy of the Charley Family
Staff Sgt. (Gunny) Benjamin Charley Sr. Honorable discharge (retired) World War II and South Korea (Rifleman and other MOS-combat veteran-VA rated-100 percent..
I am a retired SGM with more than 27 years served; I retired in 1995. My uncles served during World..
Hurricane Katrina song
Ocean Springs, MS
A great-granddaughter of a Medal of Honor recipient remembers Hurricane Katrina that struck the Mississippi coast on Aug. 29, 2005:..
A tribute to Lt. Gen. Jonathan O. Seaman
Ocean Springs, MS
A Tribute to Lt. Gen. Jonathan O. Seaman, West Point '34, World War II and Vietnam veteran: Vietnam 50th..
Years later, son unearths WWII history that father kept silent
When I was young, my dad, Dugan Swindle, named his dog "Gouvy." I asked him why that name. He told..
My Family Tradition
This is a newspaper clipping about my father, Oliver Hackwith and his brothers. He lied about his age and joined..
One family's gives six-star WWII service
Six of the Allen men left their home in small-town Minnesota to fight in World War II. Their father would..
Four Womack children in Desert Storm
This is a story about five out of seven children who went through the military. Two of them went through..
Former sailor shares generations-long family military legacy
Photo | John Boulette stands in uniform in 1947. John Boulette is part of the third generation in his family to..
U.S. Army family tradition
Cpl. Frederick Etz (my great uncle) served and died during World War I. 1st Lt. Edward Etz (infantry platoon leader) who..
Thinking of the past generations on Memorial Day Weekend
As I set gaze upon the Stars and Stripes that flies from my home this Memorial Day Weekend, I reflect..
My daddy was in the Army during World War II and then called back for the Korean conflict, where he..
McGraw family in U.S. military
My grandfather served in World War I, my dad in World War II, my uncle in the Marines just after..
My military family history
My family's military association has three parts. First, my mother had two brothers, both of whom saw military service during..
This a story about the three Hayes brothers and their service in the Navy. Bill served in the mid-to-late 1950s, including..
1st. Lt. Claire Garvin Cohagan
My father was in World War I in the Army. He fought in France and the Argonne Forest. He always said..
Family military service
My great-great grandfather on my mother's side served in "D" Company, 13th Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers during the Civil War...
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