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Robert L. Tinsley Sr., AOCS, U.S.Navy (Ret.)

My dad served in the U.S. Navy in Korea and Vietnam. This picture shows him on the left in the khaki uniform. It was taken on USS Ticonderoga in the..

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Paul A. Devlin

Paul Anthony Devlin ............... U.S. MARINE My uncle Paul passed away a few weeks ago at 77. He was a great husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He was a..

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Joseph Hogan

In Memory of Joseph Peter Hogan Joseph Peter Hogan, 68, of Enfield, Conn., passed away unexpectedly while fishing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on May 21, 2013. He was the..

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Howard A. Brownlow

Member of U.S. Navy, 1942-1946. Motor Mac 1st class on a LST in the Pacific Ocean. Visited many islands, and ended up transporting Marines to Japan.

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James John Lesak Sr.

Honorable service, Feb. 19, 1941-Aug. 6, 1945. 2nd Infantry, "Indianhead" Division, Service Battery, 15th Field Artillery. Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944. Northern France and Rhineland. Campaign medals: American Defense Service Medal, European-African-Middle..

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Virgil E. LeMaster

CPO Virgil E. LeMaster served in the U.S. Navy from 1937 to 1961. He served in both World War II and the Korean War aboard ship. He was stationed in..

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129 men who perished when USS Thresher sank on April 10, 1963

USS Thresher, SSN-593, sunk in 8400' of water 220 miles east of Cape Cod on April 10, 1963, while on sea trials after an extended yard period for Post-Shakedown Availability...

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Robert O. Pendley & William Marvin Lee

Both of my grandfathers served in World War II. Pop Pendley was a Signalman 2nd Class on North Atlantic convoy duty in the U.S. Navy. He was injured with shrapnel..

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Harry B. Friedman

Served with the 106th Infantry in World War I. Wounded in action in 1917 in France. Returned home after 15 months in French and English hospitals. Parents had been notified..

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Robert Keeler

My father joined the Army in early 1942 and served in Europe, where he also met and married my mother. At the end of the war, he briefly enjoyed life..

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James "Jim" Powell

A best friend who served faithfully in the U.S. Army and at the 8th Radio Research Field Station (RRFS), Phu Bai, Vietnam, from 1967 -1968. From Tennessee. Rest In peace.

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Douglas C. Powell

My dad joined the Navy in 1937 and was in Pearl Harbor on USS Selfridge when it was attacked. He survived that and went on to serve 20 years, including..

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William Holder "Willie" Watson

Not much is known about his service. He did not talk a lot about it a lot. He did say that someone stole his logbooks just before he got out...

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Ralph Joseph Morelli

Served in the U.S. Army during World War II, 1941-1945. Stationed in San Francisco with the coast artillery, and later sent overseas to France for the remainder of the..

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Sgt. Bruce A. Hartford, U.S. Army Special Forces, Vietnam

The Dash of Life Upon viewing any traditional tombstone, one will find the name of the individual who was laid to rest, and underneath that name two dates - one signifying..

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Eugene and Charles Waite, World War II veterans and brothers

Eugene W. Waite, PFC, 1st U.S. Army, June 1922-June 2007

Eugene Waite participated in D-Day on the Normandy beaches, and was a survivor of the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944...

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Patricia A. Jones

Master Sgt. Jones passed on Dec. 16, 2010. Patricia was born in Milton, Fla., and retired from the U.S Army in 2004 after serving for more than 23 years.

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Staff Sgt. Raymond Weeks, USMC

Dad was born in 1920 and joined the Corps in October 1940 -- he told me he wanted to see China and a "China Marine" told him you could get..

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Seaman 2nd Class John Lewis Weeks, U.S. Navy

John was my father's older brother, and the uncle I never met. John was a crew member of USS Akron, an airship based out of what was then Naval Air..

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Leonard Almy

Leonard signed up for the draft when I was serving as an infantry instructor at North Fort Polk (aka Tigerland), La. Len signed up for Vietnam so that I wouldn't..

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