Captain John Walter Earle

War or Conflict: World War II, 1939-1945 Dates of Service: 1942-1946 Branch of Service: Army Unit of Service 14th Infantry Regiment, 71st Infantry Division Location of Service: Texas; Colorado; California; Georgia; Panama; France; Germany; Austria Highest Rank:...

Specialist 5 Steve Gerber

Steve Gerber was born in Portland Oregon, in 1947. As a young man, Steve had been interested in joining the Navy or the Coast Guard, but was rejected from the Navy for being red/green colorblind and the Coast Guard wasn’t accepting at the time. Steve had taken...

Marguerite Jean Terrell Moreo McCreery

The indomitable Marguerite Jean Terrell Moreo McCreery has “…slipped the surly bonds of Earth. And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings.”   She had a lifelong love affair with flying and her passion will undoubtedly continue to fuel many who...

Brig Gen Charles “Chuck” Elwood Yeager

Chuck Yeager, byname of Charles Elwood Yeager, (born February 13, 1923, Myra, West Virginia, U.S.), American test pilot and U.S. Air Force officer who was the first man to exceed the speed of sound in flight. Yeager enlisted in the U.S. Army in September 1941, shortly...

Deputy Sheriff Ian Michael Deutch

Deputy Ian Deutch was shot and killed as he and another deputy responded to a shooting call at a casino in Pahrump, Nevada. A woman had called 911 and then fled to the casino during a domestic disturbance in which a man had fired a rifle at her. As Deputy Deutch and...