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Evelyn M. Noles Bayer enliste to serve in the Women’s Army Corps in October of 1944 as a dental technician during World War II.
William Silvers attended Iowa University in Iowa City, where he attended full-time leading up to his departure for the military.
Helene Haile joined the Air Force Nurse Corps at the encouragement of her father who was an Air Force Veteran and had served during World War II.
In 1943, during WWII, Lois Bouton joined the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, also known as SPARS for “Semper Paratus—Always Ready."
Ken Delmar served in the Army after he graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. His first tour was with the Eighth United States Army.
Army Veteran James Howard Moton II served in the Iraq War and turned to music for support.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran John Laing. John enlisted in the Army a few days after the United States’ declaration of war on Germany.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Air Force Veteran Mary Sue Templeton Gates. Mary served during World War II and the Korean War from February 1943 to 1963.
Michael Dennis Nestell is an Army Veteran who served from 1997 to 2017.
Navy Veteran Charles Harold Harper served aboard the USS Waters APD-8 during World War II.
U.S. Coast Guard Veteran Miles P. Nesbitt served during World War II from 1942 to 1946 as a quartermaster first class aboard the U.S.S. Leonard Wood.
Air Force Veteran Deirdre Jean Wright served for 20 years during the Persian Gulf War.
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Last updated May 3, 2011
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