PO2 Benjamin A. Myra

I enlisted Feb 14, 2011 and was honorably discharged May 31, 2018. I was an Avionics Technician which is someone who troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs and replaces electronic on aircraft like radios, radar, and navigation. My highest ranking was a 2nd class petty...

MSgt Catherine G. Murray

The first female Marine to retire from the U.S. Marine Corps was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on [January 23, 2018]. Catherine G. Murray, who passed away last month at the age of 100, enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserves in 1943 after hearing President...

Holsey Gillis

Holsey Gillis was born in Georgia and was one of six brothers and two sisters in the family. His father had a farm and Holsey learned to work at an early age. Between climbing pecan trees to knock down the nuts to milking cows, Holsey kept busy. After graduating from...

RM2 Julius Heinrich Otto “Henry” Pieper

Julius (pictured left), born of German immigrant parents, worked together with his twin, Louie, for Burlington Railroad and enlisted together with him in the Navy. Both were radio operators and both were on the same unwieldy flat-bottom boat, Landing Ship Tank Number...

RM2 Ludwig Julius Wilhelm “Louie” Pieper

Louie (pictured left), born of German immigrant parents, worked for Burlington Railroad with his twin brother and enlisted together with him in the Navy. Both were radio operators and both were on the same unwieldy flat-bottom boat, Landing Ship Tank Number 523...