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Articles by Jeremy Amick:

‘Not Just Our Family’s Story’ — Howard Wyss Served Aboard B-24 Liberator In China

Howard Ewing Wyss was raised the last of five children on a small farm near Russellville in Moniteau County, Missouri. Following his graduation from high…

‘Knack For Fixing Things’ — John Amend Learned Aircraft Repair While Serving In The US Marine Corps

John Amend was working as a chef and cook at a pub in Wisconsin following his graduation from high school in 1977. He planned to…

Bigger Than Me – Veteran Served Nearly 25 Years in U.S. Army, Deployed in Several Military Operations

Daniel Levasseur has affectionately earned the title of “Frenchie” from friends and associates in the veteran’s community in recognition of his family’s European heritage. Clever…

Stanley Adams Finds Therapeutic Benefits In Writing About Combat

In May of 1968, when Stanley Adams received his military draft notice, he was not surprised since many of his friends had already been called…

“I Wanted To Be There” – Veteran Shares Story Of Service Aboard Destroyer Tenders In US Navy

A young Buffy Lin Levasseur had finished her high school education in 1986, while employed as a sitter for a military family at Ft. Carson,…

Performed Every Mission – Guardsman Achieved Rank Of Colonel And Commanded Battalion In Iraq

Larry Stegeman believed that after graduating from Helias Catholic High School (Jefferson City, Missouri) in 1979, it was time to go to work, while pursuing…

‘Your Country Needed You’ — A Story Of Service A Newfoundland Airfield

In 1941, after finishing the ninth grade at St. Peter’s Catholic School in Jefferson City, Herb Meyer suspended his education so he could go to…

God Bless America – Italian (Allied) Vet of WWI Preserved Story of Immigration to St. Louis

Vic Cadice of Jefferson City recalls admonishments from his father that included staying out of trouble as not to defame yourself, your country, your family…

Proud to Do it – Veteran Drafted in Vietnam era Served with Army Hometown News Center

For 40 years, Mike Henry has been a fixture at the American Legion Post 5 in Jefferson City, Missouri. Having served in several capacities to…

Undiagnosed Military Veterans And First Responders Finally Have A Voice Thanks to Gary Sinise

When actor Gary Sinise starred as Lt. Dan in the movie Forrest Gump, he spoke to a number of veterans in order to accurately portray…

Opportunities Discovered – Veteran Paul LePage Discusses Service With U.S. Army and Army Reserve

By Jeremy P. Amick Raised outside of Jefferson City, Missouri, Paul LePage grew up working on his parent’s farm, and continued to do so following…

“Out of action” – Medic details hospital move from Lai Khe to Quang Tri in Vietnam War

By Jeremy P. Amick, The Tet Offensive had been a nightmarish period for those serving in Vietnam in the early weeks of 1968. Andrew J.…