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Capt. Albert J. Sabol, U.S. Coast Guard

Capt. Albert Joseph Sabol, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.) - aka “The Captain” - 64, of Leesburg, Va., passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 24, 2013. He was born in Marianna,..

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Sgt. Howard David Ostrom

Sgt. Howard David Ostrom Jan. 8, 1925 - March 31, 1945 Born and raised at Reads Landing, Minn., served in Patton’s 3rd Army, wounded at the Battle of the Bulge, killed in..

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Sarah Bestudik

Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II - served in the Division of Marine Casualties at Arlington, Va. Sally stated that she was fortunate to never encounter a..

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Marlin Otto Muellhaupt

My uncle Marlin served in the Merchant Marines from the early 1930s until the end of World War II. He was on three different ships that were torpedoed and sunk..

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Bill (NMI) Jones

Bill (NMI) Jones (1920-1981) was a World War II veteran and a member of The American Legion. Forced to leave school at an early age after his father was murdered..

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Freeman Grimm

This solider served in the 82 and 101. He served his country well, and recieved many awards and medals. He served in World War II as a paratrooper, and was..

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Gerald "Jerry" F. Foss

My brother Jerry served in the Navy from 1968-1971. He was exposed to Agent Orange while on an aircraft carrier. He died from that exposure on May 9, 2008. Jerry..

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Leonard C. Rotenburger

This is my dad. He served in the Navy during World War II. He served on two ships, USS Fulton and the Bushnell AS-15. My dad recieved two medals. He..

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Cicero "Jack" Sane

My dad served in the Army in the Korean War and for many years after in the National Guard. He passed away in 1997 at 66.

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George Amiss Carter Sr.

My grandfather, George A. Carter, was a World War I veteran who served in France during the Great War. When he returned home in 1919 he became a charter member..

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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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