(l-r) On Monday, August 2nd, Congressman Joe Courtney presented an award to WWII veteran, submariner, and CT Veterans Hall of Famer Ernie Plantz, Gales Ferry. The award is made from granite used to build the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. During WWII, Ernie was held captive for 1,297 days by the Japanese. After [...]
Cadets work together on the :eadership Reaction Course at Fort Pickett, VA.
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Most high school students consider a number of career options following graduation. Very few, however, get the chance to actually experience one of those options before making such an important decision. The Military Leadership Academy, [...]
At 16, George Henson was a member of the Civilian Conservation Group when he enlisted in the US Navy.
story and photo by Jerry Sinnamon
Randomly pick three World War II veterans from Southeastern CT to interview for Veteran’s Day and it is no surprise that all [...]
(l-r) Wilson Beaulieau, Colchester, and Merton Green, Eastford, will be traveling to Washington, DC, on Veteran’s Day, to visit the National Mall, with AmericanWarrior.
story and photo by Larry Greene
Christopher Coutu contemplated the many veterans of who war that would never get a chance to see their memorial, after [...]