2LT Pamela Dorothy Donovan

2LT Pamela Dorothy Donovan

In July 1968 Pamela Donovan’s brief obituary read as follows: A Brighton Army Nurse who volunteered for duty in Vietnam four months ago, died Monday at Qui Nhon, South Vietnam, of pneumonia, the Defense Department notified her parents, Mr and Mrs Edward Donovan,...
Fire Captain Rebecca Boutin

Fire Captain Rebecca Boutin

Dec 14, 2012. WESTFIELD – From the outset, Rebecca Boutin said she did not get into firefighting for the awards, and she was only doing what any other firefighter would do under similar circumstances. But during a March 30 house fire on Chestnut Street, it was Boutin,...
Police Officer II Russell Lee Peterson Jr.

Police Officer II Russell Lee Peterson Jr.

Officer Peterson was killed while participating in a training exercise for the police department’s Search and Rescue Team on Tuesday, March 24, 1998. Officer Peterson and another team member of the 6-person team were climbing a frozen water wall that was...
Col Burnell  William  Adams

Col Burnell William Adams

Burt Adams was born on February 10, 1918, in Chester, Illinois. He enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the U.S. Army Air Forces on September 4, 1941, and was commissioned a 2d Lt and awarded his pilot wings on June 23, 1942. Lt Adams next went to Orlando AAF,...

Harlan Harvey

World War II Navy veteran Harlan Harvey talks with the Times Free Press at his North Shore home in Chattanooga, Tenn. Harvey, 98, still maintains his independence and takes a walk each morning through his neighborhood. (C.B. Schmelter/ Chattanooga Times Free Press via...