Bensko Earns Dean’s List at Berklee College of Music Bradley Bensko of Gales Ferry is on the Dean’s List at Berklee College of Music, having done superior work for the summer semester of the 2012 academic year. The Berklee curriculum, focusing on practical career preparation for the music industry, was founded on the principle that [...]
The first black American hero of World War II, Doris Miller (1919-1943) became an inspiration to generations of Americans for his actions at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
Four revered U.S. Navy icons were commemorated with a First-Class salute with the dedication of the Distinguished Sailors collectable stamps. Available nationwide, the [...]
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 [...]
A Jewish chaplain conducts servies for Jewish-American soldiers in the “dragon’s teeth” of the Sigfried Line, 1945.
by John Wurm
As another Veterans Day arrives, it is difficult to overlook the sacrifices made by America’s veterans, both young and old, throughout the decades. Many of their stories are well-known, be [...]