Author: Jeremy Amick

Website: http://www.silverstarfamilies.org

Articles by Jeremy Amick:

During her formative years in Centralia, Missouri, Marcella “Marcy” Ng humorously explained that she was raised as a “drag baby”—she was dragged into church on…

Korean War war veteran Paul Hofius possesses an impressive family legacy of military service dating back to the Revolutionary War and including later conflicts such…

History is full of examples of overlaps in major league baseball and military service. From Stan “the Man” Musial’s naval service in WWII followed by…

During World War II, the military draft became the great equalizer—virtually all young men from various cross-sections of society had the potential to serve. Yet…

Editor’s note: This article is the final in a two-part series regarding the military experiences of U.S. Army Veteran Sergeant Leonard P. Sergeant Leonard P.…

Editor’s note: This article is the first in a two-part series regarding the WWII  experiences of the late Leonard P. Jaegers. The mission of the…

The “crack” of Stan Musial’s bat produced a staggering 3,630 career hits, ranking him first in the National League when he retired from baseball in…

Born in January 1920 in a small village in northern Italy, Enrico Sesenna grew up the youngest of nine sons. As a child, he toiled…

Eugene Earle Amick Sr. has been described as a self-made man who achieved career success as the youngest bank president in Missouri, while armed only…

After graduating high school in Kansas City, a young Lon Gilbert Amick followed his older brother’s footsteps by attending William Jewell College in nearby Liberty.…

Growing up with dyslexia, James Thompson faced many challenges in his early learning experiences, which tempered his ambitions toward pursuing an education in future years.…

A 20-year-old Hubert Rothove left his father’s farm near the Osage County community of Folk to travel to the county seat of Westphalia on June…