Dec
31
2016

Bob Cason has always been an adventurous and ambitious man. As a boy, he was too young to serve in World War II and when the Korean War began, his desire was to serve his country in the United States Navy. He knew that if he waited for the draft, chances would be excellent that […]

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 […]