Korean War veteran

Korean War veteran reflects on service as Army investigator By Jeremy P. Amick Like so many of his generation, Bob Kettler had no choice when…

WWI

Death of Jefferson City twins serves as reminder of WWI sacrifices By Jeremy P. Amick With an estimated 4.5 million Americans serving in uniform during…

Army veteran

Army veteran shares story of service in the Pacific during WWII By Jeremy P. Ämick When Brooks Nicklas graduated from a high school in Bernice,…

World War II veteran

World War II veteran shares story as gunner aboard M-18 “Hellcat” By Jeremy P. Ämick “The World War II folks are getting pretty scarce,” said…

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…