Missouri WWI memorial

French village provides backdrop for Missouri WWI memorial More than 4,500 miles from Mid-Missouri near the village of Cheppy, France, sits a memorial dedicated to…

Vietnam War

Vietnam War service earns local veteran two Purple Heart medals By Jeremy P. Amick A son often follows in the footsteps of his father, whether…

Korean War

Korean War service earns Missouri veteran a Purple Heart medal By Jeremy P. Ämick In 1953, David Rackers was on a boat passing under the…

Civil War Veteran

Piecing together the legacy of Civil War veteran’s military service By Jeremy P. Amick West of Russellville, Mo., comfortably flanked by a handful of homes…

Lee Obermiller

Lee Obermiller enlisted in Navy nurse program in search of adventure By Jeremy P. Amick Born in 1927, Jefferson City, Mo., resident Leona (Fisher) Obermiller…

Air Force veteran

This is an article on a veteran that received valuable medical training in the Navy, which led to her becoming a nurse in the civilian…

war

Korean War veteran drafted into the Army at the age of 20 By Jeremy P. Ämick In 1952, Tipton resident Carl Houston was beginning to…

Cold War

Veteran worked with emerging technologies during Air Force career By Jeremy P. Amick While friction between the United States and communist nations began to boil…

nursing career

Veteran launches nursing career through naval service By Jeremy P. Ämick As a nurse, Maureen “Tootsie” Purdy effuses a mirthful personality allowing her to console…

multi-generational tribute

This is an articles of a veteran who served in three wars and is the recipient of the Silver Star medal and the French Legion…

unexpected adventure

Retired farmer came of age during Second World War By Jeremy P. Amick It takes one only a few minutes of mild conversation with Henry…