Jess B. Holcomb: A life-saving Bible

2017-08-05T11:37:33+00:00

Jess Holcomb served in Korea and was part of the second landing near Inchon. He received three Purple Hearts because he was 'shot once and blown up twice.'

Jess B. Holcomb: A life-saving Bible 2017-08-05T11:37:33+00:00

Bill Lillwitz: 210 missions in 6 months

2017-08-05T11:29:26+00:00

Bill Lillwitz flew 210 missions, received the Bronze Star and 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses. He was shot down once and had to bail out twice.

Bill Lillwitz: 210 missions in 6 months 2017-08-05T11:29:26+00:00

Joe McCormack Jr.: Dental assistant

2017-08-05T11:23:20+00:00

Joe served from November of 1951 to September 1952 in Korea as a dental hygienist. He found out about the job after he talked to a pretty receptionist.

Joe McCormack Jr.: Dental assistant 2017-08-05T11:23:20+00:00

Erwin Rabin: Aloha and Mahalo

2017-08-05T11:16:44+00:00

Erwin Rabin served in the Army from 1953 to 1955. He spent six months in Korea at the end of the war. He was then assigned as a Company clerk in Hawaii.

Erwin Rabin: Aloha and Mahalo 2017-08-05T11:16:44+00:00

Jim G. Vancura Jr.: From the frying pan to the fire

2017-08-05T09:47:00+00:00

Jim Vancura served from 1943 to 1946. He served on an amphibious ship that received 2 battle stars. Tours included France, Italy, Africa, Okinawa and China.

Jim G. Vancura Jr.: From the frying pan to the fire 2017-08-05T09:47:00+00:00

Al Vosylius: Back in Germany

2017-08-05T09:40:42+00:00

Al Vosylius, a native of Lithuania, served in the Army from 1952 to 1954. He worked with the artillery testing team of the US Army 5th Corps.

Al Vosylius: Back in Germany 2017-08-05T09:40:42+00:00

Wally P. Wienert: Getting ready to fly

2017-08-05T09:32:04+00:00

Wally Wienert served in the Navy from 1948 to 1952. He was assigned to the USS Boxer CV21, a carrier that made four trips back and forth to Korea.

Wally P. Wienert: Getting ready to fly 2017-08-05T09:32:04+00:00

Lawrence Facchinello: A sense of duty

2017-08-04T14:59:29+00:00

Lawrence served as a heavy equipment operator in Korea. He helped rebuild the Han River waterway and worked with Korean contractors who spoke no English.

Lawrence Facchinello: A sense of duty 2017-08-04T14:59:29+00:00

Andy Dziagwa: Trumpeter of the band

2017-08-03T14:42:07+00:00

Andy was in combat operations code-named Killer and May Massacre, received the Purple Heart, and is in the International Polka Association Hall of Fame.

Andy Dziagwa: Trumpeter of the band 2017-08-03T14:42:07+00:00