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Honoring our Heros

Robert Shafton Kohn ~ 97 Robert Shafton Kohn served in combat in the U. S. Army’s Infantry for 52 days in the WWII Battle of the Bulge and the Battle of the Rhineland under General George Patton in...

 

Honoring Our Heros

Thomas Daniel Davis ~ 99 Thomas Daniel Davis is a 99 year-old United States veteran who completed 30 years of military service in two branches, namely, the U. S. Navy for 10 years and the U. S....

 

Honoring Our Heros

John F. Morrow ~ 97 Battle of the Bulge Hero John F. Morrow is a 97 year-old WWII veteran who served as a U. S. Army tank driver in the liberation of Belgium, Holland, France and Germany. Lt. General...

 

Honoring Our Heros

William Ellis Duncan ~ 96 William (Bill) Ellis Duncan is a 96-year-old World War II veteran who served for three years during 1943–1946 in the United States Army Quartermaster Corps and...

 

Honoring Our Heros

Lt. Col. George C. Winn 95 Lt. Col. George C. Winn is a distinguished veteran of three wars, namely, WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War serving 31-plus years with three years in the U.S. Navy...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Jacob Thomas Chesnutt, Jr. For three years during WWII, Thomas Chesnutt served as a 1st Class Petty Officer radar technician on the destroyer, U.S.S. Fletcher (DD 445) which was named for World War I-...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

John Lakeos John Lakeos served in the U. S. Air Force for 24 years reaching the rank of Master Sergeant. His M.O. was aircrew pararescue/recovery technician. John went to S.E. Asia, flew helicopters...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Dr. Donald E. Hayhurst Dr. Don Hayhurst landed on Omaha Beach with a U. S. Army tank recovery unit about 10 days after the initial landing and invasion of the Allies. Although his unit was supposed to...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

James Manley: Battle of the Bulge Hero Jim Manley served in the United States Army February, 1944 November,1947, seeing action in the Italian Campaign during WWII. The Allied troops suffered 320,000...

 

Honoring Our Heroes

Winfred Lowe Winfred Lowe served in WWII in the Infantry Branch of the U. S. Army at Europe for 22 months where he was on the front line carrying an M1 rifle starting out in France and then to...

 

Honoring Our Heros

Col. Joe Panza serves as the Executive Director of the Air University Foundation at Maxwell Air Force Base. His distinguished military career encompassed 34 years of service in the U. S. Navy and the...

 

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