Updated on Wednesday*:
Jill Brewer - Airman 1st Class, Air Force, Seymour
Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.
Harold Cadle - Airman in the Korean War. Served on
the Bon Homme Richard in aviation ordinance. Discharged, 1954.
Jack Connolly - Airman 1st Class, Air Force, Radar
Evaluation and ECM Spec., 1954.
Ronald B. Craddock - A/2, 1958-1962. Served in Air
Force Security in Africa, France, England and Azores.
Harold Ray Duskey - Staff Sgt., Air Force, Korea,
3902nd Motor Vehicle Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.
Ray Fought - Korea.
Anthony Gumm - Staff Sgt., Air Force, Air Force
Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Denzal Park Gunn - Air Force, Night Flying
Freddie C. Kight - Lt. Col., Air Force, European
Theater, 416th Night Fighter Squad.
R.J. Kight - Staff Sgt., Air Force, American
Theater, WWII, 15th Air Force.
Thurman Radabaugh - 1956-62 with Strategic Air
Larry D. Slider - Air Force, Vietnam, Okinawa,
1970-1971; Thailand/Vietnam, 1971 -1972.
Robert N. Stalnaker - Staff Sgt., Air Force,
Carswell Air Force Base, Texas, 7FM Squadron (SAC).
Michael Glen Stump, Sgt. (E-4), Air Freight
Specialist, stationed at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex.,
Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Tex., Dover Air Force Base,
Dover, Del., Ramstein Air Base, Ramstein, Germany; served Oct. 8, 1970,
to Oct. 7, 1974.
Richard L. Whited - Master Sgt., Air Force,
Vietnam, Strategic Air Command, 1960-1981.
Ambros G. Collins - SFC
(E7), Air Force and Army, Vietnam, Dominican Republic, Cuban Missile
Crisis, Air Force France and Italy, 1954-1966; Army, 1969-1978.
James Arnold - Army, WWII.
Melvin D. Arnold, Sr. - LT, Army, Active Service,
1942-1946; Reserve, 1946-1959.
Arland L. Bailey - Pfc., Army, 1918-1919.
Arnett L. Bailey - Cpl., Army, Germany.
Emory C. Bailey - Pfc., Army, Stateside.
Albert E. Ball - Sgt., Army, European Theater,
Battery B, 569th AAA (AW) Battalion, 1943-1946.
Ernest Ball - Pfc., Army, Germany.
Ernest Ball - Cpl., served in the 1950’s.
Fred Ball, Jr. - Cpl., Army, WWI, 1918-1919.
Freddie Ball, Jr. - Pfc., Army.
Thomas D. Barker - Master Sgt./1st Sgt., Army,
served 25 years in the Army as Military advisor, 1st Sgt., Assistant
Battalion Commander, 1st Sgt. HDQ and HDQ Co., Career Counselor, Motor
Sgt., Operations Sgt., Intelligence Sgt., Platoon Sgt., Drill
Instructor, Squad Leader, Supply Clerk.
Hale J. Basnett - Pfc., Army, American & European
Theaters, 333rd Infantry, 1942-1946.
Harley Basnett - Pfc., Army, European, African and
Middle Eastern Theaters, Anti-Tank Co., 114th Infantry.
Robert Basnett - Pfc., Army, American Theater,
WWII, Co. B, 55th Armored Infantry Batt.
Bernard P. Bell - T/SGT,
Co. I, 142nd Infantry, 36th Infantry Div., WWII Medal of Honor winner.
James C. Billey - Army, European Theater, 13th of
82nd Airborne Div.
Vinson Bostic - Pfc., Army, Normandy, WWII.
Clifford Burrows - Pfc., Army, European Theater,
Co. F 7th Infantry, Rifleman, Army Occupation Medal, WWII Victory
Edward Harvey Burrows - Korea, Field Sgt., nine
bronze stars, 1949-1952.
James L. Burrows - Pfc., Army, European Theater,
WWII, HQ 2891, 75th Div.
Robert Harry Burrows - PFC, Korea, four bronze
Thurl H. Burrows - Sgt., Army, European Theater,
Co. F, 32nd Armed Reg., Medium Tank Crewman, England, France, Belgium,
Germany, Normandy, Northern France. EAME Campaign Medal with 3 Bronze
Battle Stars, Victory Medal, American Theater of Operations Medal,
Purple Heart. Wounded, Apr. 20, 1945.
Willard R. Burrows - SP4, Army, 1-HQ, HQ Co., 3rd
Brigade, 4th Infantry Div. 1963-1965.
Thurman Carter - Army, WWII.
Carl Chenoweth - Army Air Force, B-17 Tail Gunner,
missing - presumed killed over Germany, Feb. 16, 1945, WWII.
Rome Collins - Pvt., Army, Entered service in 1944;
KIA, Apr. 14, 1945.
David L. Cottrell - SP4, Army, Vietnam, 2nd
Squadron, 17th Cavlary, 101st Air Div.
Boyd L. Cooper - Sfc., Korea, killed in action.
Harold L. Craddock - Cpl., Army, Korea, 712 TBR,
Larry Craddock - Spc 5, 1965-1968. Assigned to Cam
Rahn Bay, Vietnam, June 1966-June 1967. Returned to Pleiku, Vietnam,
Jan. 1968-Oct. 1968 for final assignment.
Leo E. Craddock, - Staff Sgt., 1948-1952. Army Air
Corps. Training Command as communications and radio mechanic instructor.
J.R. Cunningham - Staff Sgt., Army, Pacific
Theater, Army Signal Corp.
Lester L. Cunningham - Pfc., Army, Pacific Theater,
Glendon D. Davisson - Major 04, Army, Germany, 24th
Infantry Div.; Vietnam, 1st Infantry Div., 1st Cavalry Div.
John B. Dawson - Cpl., Army, European Theater,
252nd Combat Battalion.
Harold L. Deel - E-4, Army, Washington, D.C.,
Charles Duskey, Jr. - Pfc., Army, Rome-Arno
Campaign, Co. C, Seventh Infantry.
John Duskey - SSG, Co. L, 359th Inf., 90th Div.,
3rd Army. KIA Nov. 10, 1944 in Germany.
Dale Dye - Pvt., Army, 1560th Scu. Camp, 1945.
Everett H. Dye - Pfc., Army, Germany, WWII.
Glenn Dye - Pfc., Army, South Pacific and European
Theaters, 255th Infantry, 1941-1945.
Holly D. Eagle, Jr. - MP/Pfc., Army, European
Theater, 82nd Airborne Div.
Donald L. Edgell - SP3, Army, Korea, 1953-1955,
51st Signal Batt.
Ernest Edgell - Army, WWII.
John W. Elliott - Pfc., Army, 106th Infantry, 423rd
Infantry, Company A, 1944-1946.
John D. Ferguson - Sgt., Army, Korea, 24th Company
Troop Movement, FECOM, 1953-1955.
Paul Fleming - Sgt., Army, European Theater, 1st
Infantry Division, 62nd Signal Battalion.
Thomas S. Fluharty - SP-5, Army, Vietnam,
Dolph Fowler - Pfc., Army, Normandy, WWII.
Leonard Fowler - PVT., Army, Stateside, WWII.
Hall V. Francis - Cpl., Army, Germany, Battle of
Laymon J. Godfrey - T-4, Army, WWII, 566th
Anti-Aircraft Batt. Lt. Tank Troop 15th.
Larry B. Goodrich - Sgt., Army, B Battery, 2nd
Battalion, 4th Artillery, 4th Div.
Elbert H. Greathouse - June 1941-Jan. 1946.
Ernest L. Greathouse - Pfc., 28th Medical Depot.
Darrell R. Hall - Corporal, Army, Korea, Eighth
Darrell O. Hall - Sgt., Army, Korea, HQ Company,
Victor Hamilton - Sgt., Army, Asiatic-Pacific and
American theaters, 442nd Bomb Squadron, 1942-1946.
Louis Hanes - Sgt., Army, Vietnam.
Mike Harris - Army, South Pacific, WWII.
Frederick H. Hathaway - Captain, Army, Medical
Charles Heiney - Pfc., Army, Germany.
Denver Heiney - Pfc., Army, Germany.
Larry Heiney - SP5, Army, Germany.
James P. Helmick - Pfc., Army, Pacific Theater,
35th Div., 137th Infantry.
William F. Helmick - Sgt., Army, 61st TEFTS.
Donald Ray Hicks - SPL4, Army, Vietnam, 1970-1973,
101st Airborne Div., 82nd Airborne Div.
Rex F. Hoover - S/Sgt., Army, Asiatic and Pacific
Theaters, 1941-1945. Was a major participant in the Battle of Hill 700,
acting as a scout and rifleman. Awarded Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze
Star, Good Conduct Medal and Asia-tic Pacific Campaign Ribbon.
Chester M. Houchin - Pvt., WWII.
Calvin Jarvis - Cpl., Army, Korea, Co. A, 5th
Cavalry Reg. Received Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal with 1
Bronze Star, Japan Occupation Medal, and United Nations Service Medal.
Carl B. Jarvis - Staff Sgt., Army, Pacific Theater
1942-1946, South Pacific, New Guinea and Philippine Islands. On
Guadalcanal. he was Communications Chief.
Dennis Jarvis - J5, Army, WWII, 45th Infantry Medic
in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Anzio, South France and Germany. North
Africa to Munich, 45th Infantry Medic.
Emmet W. Johnson - Army, 156th Ord Tire Repair,
1942-1945. Served in Africa, France and Texas.
Herbert D. Johnson - Pfc., Army, Pacific and
Northwest Command, WWII.
William J. Johnson - Cpl., Army, European Theater,
Denzil Lewis Jones - Pvt., Army, Korea.
Larry Keaffaber - Sgt., Army, Gulf War, 1st
Battlalion, 32nd Armor, 1st Cavalry Div. Alpha Co.
Donald Kelley - Cpl., Army, WWII, Patton’s 3rd
Army, 68th Tank Batt., France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland Germany;
Battle of the Bulge.
H. Keith Kendall - WWII, Pfc., Army, European,
African, Middle-Eastern Theaters, Co. B, 142nd Infantry, 1944-1946.
Jerry Kendall - SP-4, Army, Vietnam.
William Kendall - Sgt., Army, Vietnam.
William H. Kerby - T-5, Army, European Theater,
756th Tank Battalion, 1941-1945.
Doris P. Kight - Sgt., North Africa under Gen. Mark
Clark, Italy under Gen. Patton. Purple Heart and 5 Major Battle Stars.
Eudore T. Kight - Pvt., WWII, Italy.
Harold J. Kight - WWII, 1942-43.
William J. Kight - Staff Sgt., Army, 5th Army in
Italy, United Forces in Austria.
Chester King - Army, Korea.
Eugene King - Army, Korea.
Eugene H. Kingsbury - US Army, WWII; U.S. Air
Verlin Lane - Army, WWII.
Steve Lowe - Lt., Army, Europe, Vietnam, 1960-1980.
Also served two years as military advisor in Bangkok, Thailand.
Brice Laughlin - Korea, 1952-1955.
Hubert L. Mace - Sgt., Army, 65th Division, Light
Maintenance Company, WWII.
Wilbert B. Maze - Cpl., Army.
Frank Maziarczyk, Jr. - Sgt., Army, Vietnam, 1st
Infantry, 4th Battalion, Delta Co., 1967-1968.
Loren S. McCartney - Lt. Col., Army, South Pacific,
Australia, Japan, Korea, Europe, Quartermaster Corps., 1942-1963.
Rood P. McCartney - Pfc., 1943-1945. 379th Med.
Coll. Co., European Theater, Rome-Arno, Po Valley, Apennines.
European-African Middle Eastern Service Medal with three Bronze Stars,
Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal, Purple
Heart Medal. Wounded in action in vicinity of Caster Del Rio, Italy,
Sept. 27, 1944.
John F. McCune - Pfc., Army, Korea.
Edwin N. McKown - SP4, Army, Vietnam, 17th Air
Cavalry, B Troop, 101st Air Div.
Forest B. Metz - Corporal, Army, Co. C, 178th
Engineer Combat Battalion.
Thurl Metz - Army, South Pacific Theater, WWII.
Donald Morris - Lt. Col., C-47 pilot in a group
that led the glider invasion of France on D-Day. Major campaigns
included Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne and the crossing of the Rhine. He
was commanding officer of 71st Troop Carrying squadron and was awarded
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and
Presidential Unit Citation for the invasion of Normandy.
Carl Ralph Morris - Staff Sgt., Army, WWII, 3541
AAF Base Unit, May 3, 1942 - Dec. 13, 1945, and Aug. 7, 1948 - June 18,
1951; Det #6 23332-3, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Terry Naylor - Pfc., Army, Vietnam, Co. D, 1st
Battalion, 1st Cavalry, APost, 1963-1967.
Harry A. Newell - Cpl., Army, Korea, Medical Corps.
Jerald R. Newell - Cpl., Army, WWII, Medial Corps.
Paul B. Newell - E4, Army, Vietnam, 523rd
Oral Nichols - Pfc., Army, European Theater, WWII,
331st Headquarters Co., 83rd Infantry Div.
Charles Nicholson - SP-5, Army, Vietnam.
Deward Offutt - Staff Sgt., Army, South Pacific
Theater, Co. B, 593rd Corp of Engineers.
James R. Osborne - SSgt.
Donald O. Parsons - T5, Army, 566th AAA Battery C,
Levi Warden Parsons - Army, European Theater, 20th
Armored Div., 1943-1945.
Jack Pettit - Army, Korea.
Robert “Buzz” Plant - Pfc., Army.
Millard F. Propst - T5, Army, Asiatic/Pacific
Theater, 1st Cavalry, 8th Engineers.
Loyd Reed, Jr. - T-4, Army, Asiatic-Pacific
Theater, 1778th Engineer Construction Battalion.
Todd Rhodes - Staff Sgt., Army, Middle East, 731st
Maintenance Company, XVIII Airborne Corps, Operation Noble Eagle, Dragon
Oral E. Richards - E-4, Army, Vietnam, 4th Infantry
Bernard O. Riddle - Sgt., Army, Vietnam, 1955-1964.
Howard F. Riddell - PFC, WWII, Europe and Africa,
Dale Ritchie - Sgt., Army, European Theater, 42nd
Rain-bow Div., Battle of the Bulge, Ardennes Forest, Liberation of
Nolan G. Ritchie - SP4, Army, Can Tho Vietnam, 1st
Signal Brigade, 1st Cavalry Div.
Charles L. Roberts - Pfc., Army, Korea, 816th Field
Benton Milton Rogers - Lt. Colonel, Army; received
Army Commendation Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
with two Bronze Stars, WWII Victory Medal, National Defense Ser-vice
Medal, Parachutist Badge, Glider Badge and seven Overseas Service Bars.
He is buried in Abelee Cemetery, Heidelberg, Germany.
Brian Curtis Rogers - S/Sgt., Army, European
Theater, Co., 157th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Div., entered
service in 1941. KIA. Jan. 1945. Awarded Purple Heart and buried in
Epinal American Military Cemetery, France.
Gordon Rogers - Pfc., Army, 69th Infantry, HQ Co.,
1st Battalion, 272nd Infantry, 69th Div. HQ Co., 2nd Battalion, 209th
Reg. 75th Div., Anti-tank Squad.
Michael P. Rogers - Sgt., Army, Vietnam, 1st
George E. Sampson - Pfc., Army, WWII, 1944-1945,
447th Collective Co., ambulance driver with Gen. Patton’s 3rd Army Div.,
awarded Good Conduct Medal, WWII Victory Medal, European-African-Middle
Eastern Service Ribbon, American Service Ribbon.
Darius Sears - Army, European Theater, WWII, Purple
Dorsey Sears - Army, European Theater, WWII.
Glenn Sears - Pfc., Army, Korea, 546th Field
Artillery Battalion, 1950-1953.
Herbert C. Smith, Jr. - SP 5, E5, Army, 82nd
Airborne Div., Fort Bragg, NC, 1961-1964.
Fred Starcher - Pfc., Army, European Theater, 262nd
Signal Const. Co., Field Lineman 641, 1943-1945, Eastern Campaign and
Good Conduct medals.
William F. “Bill” Stemple - Staff Sgt., Army,
Vietnam, Troop A, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Reg., 1st Infantry Div.,
Donald R. Stevens - Cpl., Army, Korea, 8th Army,
3rd Batt., 1953-1955.
William R. Stevens, Jr. - Pfc., Army, Stateside,
Co. A, 63rd Battalion, Fort Lee, Va.
Bernard J. Stout - Pfc., Army, European, African
and Middle Eastern theaters, 1st Batt., 38th Infantry Reg., 2nd Infantry
Div., served in four campaigns, Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes and
Rhineland. Wounded in action during Battle of the Bulge. Awarded Combat
Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart; European, African, Middle
Eastern Campaign Medals with 4 Bronze service stars, WWII Victory Medal,
Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp, Presidential Unit Citation,
French Croix de Guerre Medal with Silver Gilt Star, Belgian Fourragere
and French Jubilee of Liberty Medal awarded posthumously in 2001.
Jesse L. Stout - Army, WWI, Co. A, 162 Infantry
Reg., 41st Infantry Div., served in combat with AEF and also did
occupation duty after WWI ended. Awarded WWI Victory Medal, WWI
Vance Walker Stump, Cpl., Military Police, Shelby,
Miss., ATO, Good Conduct, World War II Victory medals;
served Sept. 10, 1942, to Feb. 25, 1946.
Charles Summers - Army, Korea.
Oswald Summers - Army, WWII.
Ronzel Summers - Army, WWII.
Roscoe Summers - Army, WWI.
George W. Talkington, Sr. - Sgt., Army, Pacific
Theater, 7th Infantry Div., 1942-1945.
Albert G. Tanner - Pfc., Army, Korea.
Delano D. Taylor - SP4, Army, Cuban Missle Crisis,
1st Amored Tank Div., 1961-1963.
Larry Taylor - SP4, E4, Army, Vietnam, 173rd
Airborne Brigade, 1965-1966.
Woodrow D. Taylor - Army, Okinawa, 63rd AAA
Robert Lewis Umstead - T5, Army; stationed in
Yokohama, Japan, 1946-1948, to clean up after the atomic bomb was
Bernard Wager - Pfc., Army, Vietnam, Desert Storm,
720th MP Co., Vietnam; 307th MP Co., Desert Storm.
Arley E. Ward - Sgt., Army, South Pacific, 127th
Infantry, 32nd Infantry Div.
Lowell C. Weekley - Cpl., Army, Europe and Korea,
109th Field Hospital.
Charles Delmer Welch - Pfc., Army, European,
African, Middle Eastern Theaters, 422nd Infantry, was a German POW,
liberated in April 1945, Eastern Service Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal,
American Service Ribbon.
Hartis G. West - Pfc., Army, European Theater,
automatic rifleman, Canal Zone, Rhineland, Central Europe. Awarded Good
Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Ribbon, American Theater Service
Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Service Ribbon.
Richard Whipkey III
- Sgt., Army, Kuwait.
Marion G. Whisman - T Sgt., Army, WWII, North
Africa, Italy, Sicily.
Denzil White - Army, WWII.
Donald White - Army, WWII.
Pete Whytsell - Cpl., Army, Korea.
Richard A. Whytsell - Sgt., Army, Vietnam.
Roscoe C. Whytsell - Sgt., Army, Vietnam.
Victor E. Whytsell - Sgt., Army, European Theater,
WWII, 314th Infantry, 79th Infantry Div.
Paul Whytsell, Jr. - SFC,
Army, Korea, Japan, 1st Cavalry Div., 3rd Infantry Div.
Bernard O. Wilson - Cpl., Korea, killed in action.
Ernest E. Wilson - Pvt., Korea, killed in action.
Henry C. Wilson - Sfc., Korea, killed in action.
Homer R. Wilson - SFC,
Army, Vietnam, 1968-1969, D Co., 2nd, 505th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Div.
Cecil R. Wolverton - Pfc., Army, 1590th Service
Command Unit, 1944-1945, POW.
Harold L. Wolverton - PV1, Army, Panama Canal,
1977-1983, Co. 3, 35th Engineers Batt.
William G. Yeager - Pfc., Army, Korea, 1950-1952.
Ronald L. Rose - E-9 Master Chief Boatswain Mate,
served on CGC Sangamon, CGC
Messenger, CGC Cimarron and CGC Courier in Greece.
Arden P. Bailey - Pvt., Marines, Camp LeJune.
Kenneth Ray Bailey - Cpl., Marines, Vietnam;
National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 1 star, Rifle
Marksman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal with device and Meritorious Mast.
George N. Bell - Col., Marines, Japan and Hawaii,
Vietnam; Communication-Electronics officer, 3rd Marine Div., Task Force
Dennis E. Carder - Lance Cpl., Marines, Okinawa,
John M. Cheesbrew - Master Sgt., Marines, Quantico,
Va., Systems Command.
Doyle R. Craddock - 1954-1956, 3rd Batt. Reinforced
6th Marines. Toured in 7 countries.
Eugene Deel - Cpl., Marines, Korea, Charlie Co.,
Battalion 1 Marine Div., 1952-1954, expert rifleman. Awarded Korean
Service Ribbon with 3 stars, U.S. Service Ribbon, National Defense
Service Ribbon, Purple Heart Medal. Wounded in action in Korea, Dec. 7,
1952. Transferred to MP Div. and was present at the prisoner exchange of
Leo J. Ellison - Master Sgt., Marines, 1943-1946;
Air Force 1948-1965; Pacific Theater, served with 4th Air Marine Wing,
1944-1945. Stationed in Roi-Namur, Majuro, Falalop Islands. Joined SAC
in 1948, served in England, Japan, Spain and in Operation Ivy.
Larry D. Harris - Cpl., 2nd Batt., 7th Marine
Regiment, 1st Marine Div., Vietnam. Purple Heart, Presidential Unit
Citation and Meritorious Unit Citation.
Carl Rex Houchin - Cpl., Korea.
Frank D. Kendall - Cpl., Marines, 1st Marine Div.
Stephen D. Marks - Cpl., Asian Theater.
James Roger Plant - Pfc., Marines.
James P. Riddel - Sgt., Marines, 1954-1957.
Brice M. Weaver - Sgt., Marines, 3rd Marine Air
Wing, Marine Aviation Logistics, Squadron 16, 2001; Operation Enduring
Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
William E. “Rick” Weaver - Cpl., Marines, 4th
Marine Air Wing, Air Control Squadron 24, Tactical Air Operation Center,
Oras D. McWilliams - Cpl., Marines, WWII, 3rd Air
Curtis C. Bailey - Seaman 1st Class, Navy, Europe,
Japan, Invasion of Normandy.
Douglas Joe Blair - Master Chief, Navy, Vietnam;
served from 1953-1979. Awarded Navy Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit
Commendation, Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal and Armed
Forces Expeditionary Medal.
John D. Boggs - Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class, Navy,
1155 Nantahala, 1951-1955.
Kester Bostic - Ensign, Navy, WWII, USS Utah.
Oda E. Carpenter - Gunner’s Mate, 3rd Class Petty
Officer, Navy, Pacific, USS Fulton for 22 months.
Mathew Carper - Aviation Boatswain’s Mate, Fuels,
Navy, USS Theodore Roosevelt, Norfolk Naval Base.
Gale D. Craddock - Petty Officer, 1948-1952. Served
aboard USS Antietam in task force 77, Sea of Japan as A/E technician.
Korean Service Medal with 3 stars, U.N. Service Ribbon, Navy Occupation
Service Medal, China Service Medal with Asia Clasp, Good Conduct Medal.
Douglas M. Davis - Petty Officer, Navy, Vietnam,
USS Alfred A. Cunningham, 1963-1967.
Melba Elliot - Lt., Navy Nurse Corps, Guam,
Aundrel C. Ellison - Chief Aviation Boatswain’s
Mate, Navy, 1940-1960, served on USS Rendova, USS Boxer, USS Siboney.
Charles Ellison - Master Chief Signalman, Navy,
Atlantic, Mediterranean, Pacific Theaters, five years at Guantanamo Bay
Cuba, USS LST-601, USS Catamount, LSD-17, USS Montague, AKA-54, USS Fort
Snelling, LSD-30, USS Ponchatoula, AO-148, USS Kleinsmith,
APD-134, USS Randolph, CVS-15,
Veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam, 22 years in the service. Served as
instructor at the Navigation Communications School in Maryland for 3
years, Company Commander at Naval Training Center in California for 3
Glen Fowler - Ensign, Navy, Pacific, Air Group 40.
Frank Gainer - Navy, South Pacific, WWII.
Dale Gunn - Navy, WWII.
Boyd Hartshorn - Seaman 1st Class, Navy, South
Pacific, WWII, USS Honolulu.
Forrest Heiney - Petty Officer, Navy, Philippines,
Harry Heiney - Petty Officer, Navy, Philippines,
Henry H. Heiney - Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class, Navy,
Roy Preston Helmic - Seaman, Navy, Pacific Theater,
WWII, 5th Amphibious Corps., 1942-1945; participated in the Philippine
Islands Operation and Ryukyn Island Operation with assault landings in
Okinawa. Received the Asiatic-Pacific Area Campaign Medal and Philippine
Hic C. Herron - Petty Officer 3rd Class, Navy, USS
Hancock, 7th Fleet, 1954-1958.
Orel B. Hickman - Seaman 2nd Class, 1994-1946.
WWII, USS Springfield-CL66 against Japan and occupational duties
offshore. Pacific Theater Ribbon with 2 stars, American Theater Ribbon,
Victory Medal and Philippine Liberation Medal.
Orel Bronson Hickman, Jr. - SA, E-2, 1969-1975.
Vietnam. USS Constellation and occupational duties offshore. National
Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal
with Device, Armed Forces Expeditional Medal for Korea.
Donald W. Hosey - Petty Officer 1st Class, Navy,
USS Whitley, USS Delta, USS Sheldrake, USS Prevail.
Charles Garrett Houchin - S1.
Steve Husk - Fireman, Navy, 1991-1993; served in
Hubert Jarvis - Navy; served in a submarine.
Carl King - Navy, WWII.
William Rymer “Doc” Law - Coxswain, Navy, WWII.
Roscoe McCune - AOM 3rd Class, Navy, South Pacific
Theater, WWII; attached to 3rd Marine Div. Fighter Squad.
Gary S. Mowrey - Captain, Navy, Mediterranean and
Desert Storm; served 3 deployments on USS John F. Kennedy, 2 WESTPAC and
Indian Ocean Deployments on USS Enterprise and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower,
Awarded Defense Meritorious Service and 3 Navy Meritorious Service
medals, Navy Commendation Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, National
Defense Service Medal, Navy Achievement Medal.
Eric Newell - ABH 3rd Class, Navy, Vietnam, USS
William Carl Osborne - Seaman, WWII; Armed Merchant
Hagan W. Richards - Cox-swain, Navy, Pacific
Theater, WWII, 1943-1945.
John Gaylord Riddel - Seaman 2nd Class.
Denver “Jim” Ritchie - Seaman 1st Class, Navy,
Pacific Theater, USS Peter H. Burnette, participated in the liberation
of the Philippine Islands.
Guy G. Schoolcraft - Seaman 1st Class, Navy,
1943-1946; Army, 1949-1952, Pacific Theater, Korea, 3rd Infantry Div.,
10th Engineer, Korea.
Dolan Sears - Survived sinking of Battleship USS
West Virginia at Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941. Served 37-1/2 years.
Ernest H. Siers - Seaman 1st Class, Navy,
Albert Monroe Smith - Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class,
Navy, WWII, 1942-1945; USS Minneapolis, USS Dixie, U.S. Naval Base
William A. Stalnaker - Seaman 1st Class, Navy, USS
Bulock, USS Alaska, 1945-1946.
William H. Stalnaker - Navy, Pacific Theater, USS
Thomas L. Stamp - Commander, Navy, Pacific Theater,
WWII; member of the SeaBees.
Fred A. Starkey - Engineman 2nd Class, Navy, USS
Howard W. Gilmore, 1954-1958.
Waitman Stump - Fireman 1st Class, Navy, Pacific
Theater, USS Indiana, 1942-1945.
Cecil Sturm - Chief Torpedo-man, Navy, Pacific
Theater, USS Yorktown, USS Wailer, First WWII Purple Heart in Calhoun
Robert Lewis Umstead - Stewards Mate, 3rd Class,
Navy, U.S. Maritime Service, Panama, 1945; adjusted age to be old enough
to serve and ironically was released when he was legally old enough to
Michael J. Virden - Chief Petty Officer, Navy.
Robert D. Virden - 1st Class Petty Officer, Navy.
Roy J. Virden - Lieutenant Commander, Navy.
Everett White - Navy, WWI.
Woodrow Wilson Whytsell - Coxswain, Navy, Pacific
and European Theaters, 1944-45; Landing Craft/Assault Transport for
invasion of Marshall Islands, Palau, Leyte, Luzon and Iwo Jima.
Adrian K. Ball - Cpl., Korea, 1952-1954.
Denzil Ball - WWII.
Wilford Ray Ball - TC5, 27th Constabulary Squadron,
Ray Basnett - Cpl., Co. A, 830th Engineers Batt.
James H. Beecher - E3, WWII.
Reed R. Bennett - Pfc., 515th Ordinance, 1947-1948.
Vier Brannon - Vietnam.
Jason Brewer - Sgt., 35th MP Detach., Ft. Gordon,
David (Jack) Bush.
Robert Bush - Korea.
Joe Cain - 1st Lt., Korea.
John R. Cheesebrew, Jr. - Staff Sgt., Engineers
Construction Batt., 1945.
David R. Chenoweth - Sgt., South Pacific, Korean
War, 8th Command, Guam, 1948-1952.
Denver Chenoweth, Jr. - Commander, Pacific Theater,
Korean and Vietnam Wars, 1948-1977.
Jack Church, Jr. - Pfc., Korea.
Walter E. Close - Cpl., European Theater, 12/23rd
MP Co. with the 9th Air Force.
Frank Clowser - Korea.
William Denver Conrad - Sgt., WWII, served overseas
for four years. Awarded South Pacific Ribbon and WWII Victory Medal.
James E. Cooper - Sgt., Korea.
Ted Copeland - Vietnam.
Clenton L. Cottrell.
D. Cottrell - WWII, 3rd Div. Infantry Medic, North
Africa, Sicily and Italy.
Trevie Cunningham - WWII, Received Good Conduct
Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal with
Perry Daugherty - WWII.
Glen Dawson - TEC/5,
European Theater, 82nd Airborne Div.
Dennis Dickson - Vietnam.
George Duskey, Jr. - Served in the Pacific in WWII.
Hubert C. Elliot - Tech. Sgt., WWII, 1941-1945.
Paul S. Evans - T-3, Korea, 29th General Hospital,
Richard Fisher - Vietnam.
Robert Fivecoait - LCpl., Vietnam.
Ron P. Fleming - Airman 1st Class, Vietnam,
Edward G. Fowler - Pfc., Special Vehicle Operator,
2571st ASU. Awarded WWII Victory Ribbon.
Clyde S. Frame - Pvt., China, WWII.
Denver Gandee - WWII.
Denver Garretson - T/4, European Theater, Naples-Foggio
and Rome-Arno campaigns, 1941-1945.
James Scott Greathouse - died at the Battle of the
Buster F. Griffin.
Donald Gunn - WWII.
Robert W. Haines.
Kathy Haines Walsh.
John Hale - WWII.
Clarence Harris - WWII, Stateside hospital duty.
Doy Harris - Desert Storm/ OIF.
Sam Harris - Korea.
Jeremia Hartshorn - SPC,
Ft. Mevior, Va., Medic.
Sam Hatten - WWII.
Donnie Hayes - Vietnam.
Don Heiney - Cpl., Pacific Theater (Tinian Island).
Donald H. Heiney - Cpl., Pacific Theater, WWII,
20th Air Force, 504th Bomb Group.
Lorus Hickman - Sgt.
Elvin Paul Hixon - T-Sgt., Senior Airman, Desert
Starling Holbert - Vietnam.
Jim Horner - Vietnam.
Shirley Hosey - WWII, participated in Exercise
Tiger before D-Day and ship was hit by torpedo. Survived two hours by
holding to dead man before being picked up by British Destroyer. Served
in the D-Day Invasion.
Arnold Jarvis - Germany, Combat Artillery, 71st
Leo Jarvis - Italy, Bomb Squadron.
Kenneth Keaton - Korea.
Gerald Kelly - Airman 2nd Class, 1956-1960.
James B. Laughlin - Pvt., South Pacific Theater,
Purple Heart, Bronze Star, 1942-1945.
Dan Markley - Cpl., Desert Storm/Desert Shield.
Joe B. Marks - Staff Sgt., South East Asia.
Bruce McCune - WWII, Atlantic Theater.
Dowell McCune - WWII.
Norville McCune - WWII Atlantic Theater.
Claudis McCune, Jr. - Korea.
Larry McDonald - 82nd Air-borne Div., 1965-1967.
Served in the Dominican Republic Conflict.
Norman McDonald - Korea, 1968-1970.
Ralph McDonald - Vietnam, served from 1965-1971;
was in Vietnam, 1968-1969.
Troy McDonald - Germany, 1965-1967.
Gordon D. McKee - Private, Stateside.
Bernard C. McKown - Aerographer Mate 2nd Class,
E.J. (Fuzzy) Melvin - Air/Sea Rescue Crewman.
Richard P. Metz - SPC(T),
European Theater, Company A, 18th Engineers Battalion.
Louis I. Milam - SP4, Vietnam.
Joe Miller - Vietnam.
John Miller - Cpl., South Pacific, WWII.
Odus Miller - WWII.
Richard Morris - Captain.
Bernard Murphy - Korea.
Paris Parsons - WWII.
Milford W. Richards - SP5, Vietnam, 1965-1968.
John Riley - Vietnam.
Denver Roberts - WWII.
Dale Rupert - WWII.
Kermit Saunders - Vietnam.
Gordon Schoolcraft - WWII.
Gordon Schoolcraft - Korea.
Delbert N. Sears - Cpl., Medic; Korea, Osaka,
Bob Shannon - Korea.
Clyde E. Smith - SP4, Korea, HQ 1st Infantry Brig.,
7th Infantry Div.
Frank W. Smith - SP4, Vietnam, A Battery, 2nd Batt.,
94th Artillery, 1966-1968.
Franklin Smith - SP4, 17th Engineers Batt., 2nd
Armored Div., 1961-1964.
Herbert C. Smith, Sr. - Pfc., Co. B, 31st Engineers
Charlie Snyder - Korea.
Richard N. Stalnaker - Pfc., 525th Service Corps.
William A. Stalnaker, Jr. - SP4(T), Vietnam,
John Morris Stamp - Lt Col., Vietnam.
John Michael Stamp - Captain, service in the Gulf.
Denzil D. Starcher - Cpl., Korea, 15th FA Batt.,
2nd Infantry Div., 1950-1951.
Roger D. Starcher - 1st Sgt., 1970-1993 (Retired).
Lou Staton - WWII.
Sheldon C. Stevens.
Gene “Sheriff” Stump - WWII.
Bernard (Tom) Sturm.
Dan Uplinger - Vietnam.
Okey Wade - Korea.
Ernest Wagoner - Pvt., Asiatic-Pacific Theater,
Bernard E. Wallbrown - Cpl., European Theater, 12th
Dale Wallbrown - European Theater, 1942-1945, 8th
Air Force in England.
Hershel Webb - Korea.
Clarence West - WWII.
Ronnie E. Westfall - E4, Ma-chine Air Gunner,
Bertha Whipkey - SPC,
Brady Whipkey - Cpl., Korea.
James Whipkey - Senior Airman.
Ron White - Korea.
Steve White - Vietnam.
Harold Whytsell - Vietnam.
Wilford B. Williams - Cpl., 439th Platoon, 4th Batt.
Warren J. Wright - AIC.
Bernard Wyatt -WWII.
Arnold Yoak - WWII.
Arnold Yoak - Korea.
Billie Joe Yoak.
Roger Yoak - Vietnam.
Evadeen Yoak Kesler.
This Week's Editorial:By Helen Morris:
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