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Posts tagged with "Veteran"
96 year old veteran gets the chance to fly
Sep 10, 2015
A 96 year old war World War Two veteran from Birmingham in the north of England is being allowed to pilot a plane as...
‘Pursuit of peril’ Westphalia, Mo., veteran served in five campaigns, gassed during World War I
Aug 19, 2015
By Jeremy P. AmickAccording to Jefferson City, Mo., resident Roman Borgmeyer, while growing up, his father shared with him a story about an unexpected...
World War Two veteran fights back against thugs
Jul 2, 2015
A World War Two veteran has saved his own life when he had to fight off two burglars who tried to rob his house.Kenneth...
5ft 4in WWII veteran, 88, fights off two knife-wielding burglars and says: ‘I could have done them a lot more damage
Jun 25, 2015
A diminutive Second World War veteran saw off two burglars with a single punch after one of them brandished a knife and demanded cash. Pensioner...
Sad news: Spitfire pilot attacked & dies in NHS hospital, owners of renovated Spitfire offer flypast for funeral
Jun 19, 2015
Looking dapper in his leather flying jacket, this is Kenneth Tyrer as a teenage fighter pilot. He bravely flew missions in Spitfires and Hurricanes during...
A Second World War veteran is reburied after a conflict with the cemetery
Jun 1, 2015
After a family accused the Ever Green Cemetery in Louisville of a negligent mistake, a Second World War veteran and his adult son...
‘We owe the country’ Father’s influence inspires veteran to give back through military service
May 19, 2015
By Jeremy P. ÄmickAs a first-generation citizen of the United States, Jefferson City, Mo., resident Anastasios “Alex” Alexiou possesses a sincere appreciation not only...
‘A missile crisis’ Veteran discusses Cold War experience at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Apr 6, 2015
By Jeremy P. AmickThe 1960s was a decade seasoned with many unique cultural events including the civil rights movement and the deployment of thousands...
‘It was a great life’ Local veteran shares story of 28-year career in U.S. Coast Guard – By Jeremy P. Amick
Feb 13, 2015
These days, it is more the exception than the rule that a person can spend nearly three decades working in the same career field;...
WWII veteran dies at 90 after ’18th and final mission’ on touring B-17
Jan 31, 2015
World War II veteran Donald Gordon Camp passed away Monday, just 10 days after he completed what family members called his "18th and final...
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