Veterans

December 11, 2017
 

James D. Smith: Pearl Harbor veteran

James D. Smith was a reservist in the U.S. Navy when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. After being called into active service, he arrived in the Hawaiian Islands 4 days after the event. Here is his recollection of what he saw during his time there




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Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez

Vietnam helicopter pilots, crewmembers memorialized in Arlington National Cemetery

Army photograph by C. Todd Lopez The Vietnam Helicopter Pilot and Crewmember Monument is dedicated, April 18, 2018, in Arlington National Cemetery. The monument is carved in Barre granite, which was quarried in Vermont. It is l...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr.

Leaving the AOR on their own terms

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Louis Vega Jr. Retired Marine Sgt. Hubert Gonzalez helps retired Spc. Justin Lane onto a U.S. Air Force C-130, April 3, 2018, during an Operation Proper Exit mission departing from an undisclo...
 
 
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Hunter laid to rest after 50 years MIA

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Col. Richard Dickins, 4th Operations Group commander, salutes Col. Edgar Davis as the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Honor Guard transfers his remains April 6, 2018, Golds...