Alex Halford

” Via Facebook post from Alex’s father, Andrew Halford [12/28/18] “I don’t have the energy right now to call each of you, but I wanted you all to know that this morning an Army Chaplin and his NCO knocked on my door to let me know my son Alex...

Walford J Loder

Way back in December the 10th (or 11th) 1942, Ilene came to me and handed me the enclosed $2 bill. She said: “Wally if you hang onto this bill, you will never be broke!” So I put it in my billfold, and left December the 12th for San Diego , Ca. to start life as a...

Dick Lillie

Photo above: Dick Lillie holding “Blood Chit” he removed from a corpse wearing a pilot’s leather flight jacket. ?Photo courtesy of Britt Taylor Collins, www.bootsonthegroundART.com Meet USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) WWII Veteran Dick Lillie Torpedo...

Lt Col Addison Earl Baker

Lieutenant Colonel Addison Earl Baker (January 1, 1907 – August 1, 1943) was commander of the 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) in the U.S. Army Air Forces who led the group on the low-altitude Allied bombing mission of oil refineries at Ploie?ti, Romania, Operation...

COL Jack Jacobs

Colonel Jack Jacobs, who entered military service through Rutgers ROTC, earned the Medal of Honor for exceptional heroism on the battlefields of Vietnam. He also holds three Bronze Stars and two Silver Stars. Jacobs was an adviser to a Vietnamese infantry battalion...