Cpl John M. Kmetz Sr.

John Kmetz enlisted in the Marine Corps in January 1943 serving under Chesty Puller in the First Marine Division in the Pacific Theater of Operations. He was the recipient of the Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon for outstanding heroism and a Purple Heart. Upon...

LCpl Matthew Ryan Adams

A 19-year-old Orem man serving as an active Marine before he died in a head-on car crash in California on Tuesday has been identified. Officials reported Lance Cpl. Matthew Ryan Adams was an automotive maintenance technician responsible for servicing, inspecting,...

Lt Firefighter Clarence Singleton

Sept. 26, 2018, 12:00 PM MDT / Source: TODAY By Gabrielle Frank Sept. 11, 2001, was a crisp, clear day, as Clarence Singleton remembers it. Singleton, who had retired the previous year from his job as a lieutenant firefighter with the New York City...

LTC Carl Cooper

Marine Lt. Col. Carl Cooper, 99 years old in the photo.  Courtesy of Jeffrey Rease Rease photographed Col. Carl Cooper, a lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He enlisted in 1942 and served a total of 38 years in the US Marine Corps, and he was awarded the Legion of...

LTC Carl Cooper

Marine Lt. Col. Carl Cooper, 99 years old in the photo.  Courtesy of Jeffrey Rease Rease photographed Col. Carl Cooper, a lieutenant in the Marine Corps. He enlisted in 1942 and served a total of 38 years in the US Marine Corps, and he was awarded the Legion of...

June Fremont

Meet a 97-year-old Woodbury resident who was one of the first female Marines she joined up during WWII, shortly after the United States Marine Corps authorized a Women’s Reserve in 1943.  Buttoned up in dress blues, June Fremont was treated like a celebrity...