Ross his nickname was Billy,everyone called him that way. He was living in Richwood, West Virginia. Ross worked in a shop owned by the timber factory that has founded the town. On 13 April 1944 he was called into service and ended up with A Company, 50th AIB. Somewhere around new year he was capt... ...Read More
He was a better person, father, husband, and soldier than I ever was. I couldn't have been happier then when I was hearing about his days with his "Joes". He choose the Army because of me along with my father having served. He took to it like a duck to water. There was one exception, he was not c... ...Read More
I will never cease to be in awe of the courage, committment and dedication of my grandson to the United States Marine Corps and the men of his unit. Words fail...Jason did not. Rest in peace precious one. You are sorely missed. Grandma Katherine ...Read More
It's hard for me to put into words how I feel when I think about you. I can't help but feel that you were taken from us far too young, but I also know that you were doing what you knew to be right. I will always remember you as my baby cousin, the little guy who's by my side in so man... ...Read More
David Henry Pickett was born in Springfield, VT, to Edward and Grace Pickett. He was a twin, the fourth child of eight, and the first of three sons. He became an "Army brat" at two months when his father was called to Active Duty for the Korean War. Throughout his fathers 33-year career, Dave ... ...Read More
Bronze Star medal
Dear Justin, I never had the pleasure of meeting you, but I love your family dearly. I have gotten to know you through your parents and I feel truely blessed to have your family in my life. I know you watch over your mom and dad and your precious little sister, and I know you know how proud of... ...Read More
Joseph Guy LaPointe, Jr. was a Medical Aidman with B-Troop 2nd Squadron of the 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the Silver Star, Bronze Star and other awards and medals. We (his family) knew him as "Guy." B-Troop knew him as "Doc."
Guy w... ...Read More
Halfway down the trail to Hell,
In a shady meadow green
Are the Souls of all dead troopers camped,
Near a good old-time canteen.
And this eternal resting place
Is known as Fiddlers' Green.
Marching past, straight through to Hell
The Infantry are seen.
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My father was an idealistic and dedicated man. He had a strong connection to his military heritage and was proud to call himself a soldier. Tradition, duty, and honor were very important to him. The ideals were reinforced by the love he held for his family, and his desire to help create a better ... ...Read More
PFC Ryan J Hill, loved his family and friends. He believe in Freedom, Faith, and Family.
Foreword: On this Veterans Day, 2014 we chronicle the short life of a soldier that embodies the American Spirit of service and sacrifice. When our country called this young man from the small community of Choice, Texas in southern Shelby County answered and with only 23 days of Army service gave ... ...Read More
We are so proud of your sacrifice.