At 17 Jim Kervin enlisted in the Army..1962. Trained at Ft.Jackson,S.C..
Spent two years in Germany 1962-64, was out 64-66, Re-enlisted from 66-72; 3.5 years in Viet Nam, central highlands...a recon platoon of 4th Division.
Thank you Jim for your service! Taped at Veterans Tribute & Museum,Kissimmee,Florida
Clancy Lux U.S. Army
Veteran Lux drafted 1971 and prepared for VietNam, struck down by pnuemonia, served at Walter Reed Hospital
where he proudly ran stool samples, took soldiers for xrays and helped feed and nurture recovering soldiers.
Clancy has great admiration for those who serve and how service benefits the country.
Thank you for your service Clancy!
Spouse Jill Lux Key Volunteer Marines
Jill Lux gives us the point of view from a veteran and military spouse.
Her son is currently in the Marines and she serves as a Key Volunteer. Thank you for your service Jill.
Falkowski US Army
Veteran Falkowski interview at Veteran Tribute & Museum in Kissimmee FL.
Chris served in the Womens Army Corp ( WACS ) and used her nursing training for 20 years training flight medics.
Her trainees are still serving today in first Desert Storm and currently Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Thank you Chris for your service!!
George Mayes U.S.Army
Veteran Mayes served in World War II .
At age 18 he was drafted into the Army. Basic training in Fort Eustis VA.
He served in Korea in 1946-1949, spent 1950 in Germany where he was with the Big Red One, participated in the Berlin Airlift
and was bringing POW's out of Germany as the conflicts with Russia heated up.
Thank you George for your service!
George Weitzel U.S. Army
Veteran Weitzel US Army, interview. Enlisted 1959 when fresh out of college, draft was on, George was 1A.
He calls himself a Cold War soldier. served with 73rd Artillery,was commanded by Clayton Abrams,
saw the Berlin Wall built, in service during Cuban Missile Crisis and you might not believe it but..
George says he was ELVIS's replacement in the 3rd Armor Division