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Posts tagged with "Veteran"
‘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...
Operation Stand Your Back – Veteran
Jan 14, 2015
Retired Disabled Vietnam vet and National Guard retiree's house goes into foreclosure 1-15-15.After 3 surgeries in 2014 alone, following several others over the years, Mid Missouri resident, Bob...
‘A single purpose’ Veteran applies Air Force lessons in educational setting
Jan 7, 2015
By Jeremy P. AmickStriving toward a single purpose is an important component of the educational experience, according to Jerry Hobbs, superintendent of the Russellville...
Bernard Jordan who absconded from care home for D-Day commemorations dies at 90
Jan 6, 2015
A World War Two veteran who disappeared from his nursing home to attend the 70th anniversary D-Day commemorations in France has died. Bernard Jordan...
‘A chilling experience’ Veteran describes service as Marine during the Korean War
Dec 24, 2014
By Jeremy P. ÄmickThe focus on individual education may have increased in recent decades, but many local residents grew up in a time when...
‘Willing to fight for it’ Veteran discusses artillery service as Marine during the Vietnam War
Dec 11, 2014
By Jeremy P. ÄmickDonley “Dan” Amick recognizes that although the Vietnam War is often viewed as an unpopular conflict, his personal decision to join...
A life shaped by war – Local veteran reflects on Pearl Harbor and 20-year naval career
Dec 7, 2014
By Jeremy P. AmickDuring a recent interview, while basked in the glow of the sunroom of his Jefferson City, Mo., home, Bill McAnany shared...
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