Dec
16
2016

Bill Poston served his country in World War II as Crew Chief for the 445th Bombardment Group, stationed at an air base in England. This is where he would spend his time during the war effort, insuring that the B-17s and B-24s were in proper operational condition and ready to fly their next mission. In […]

Dec
8
2016

Bruce Schamber volunteered for the draft in 1966 during the Viet Nam War. He was proud to serve his country as he followed in his dad, his brother, his uncles and cousins’ footsteps. They all deeply impressed Bruce because of “the way they lived their lives, how they cared for each other and their families […]

Nov
29
2016

After a dangerous and brave tour of duty in Viet Nam, Mike Lester arrived home to realize that things were not the same as he had left them. At age 20, he had been forced into maturing as a man, but the friends who he had grown up with were involved in life’s more important […]

Nov
19
2016

Mike Lester realizes that he could have easily been one of the more than 58,000 US fatal casualties of the tragic Viet Nam war. He is a very grateful man who has experienced the extremes of combat and the terrible rejection upon return by family, friends and the nation he fought for. “They didn’t know […]

Nov
14
2016

Norman Collins was born in the small Southeast Texas town of Votaw in 1924. He has always been a hard-working person. When drafted into the Army at age 18, and after all the physical tests, they asked him, “What do you do at home?” Norman replied, “Well, just whatever is around there to do.” His […]