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A fascinating story of the honor and dishonor of the government during the Vietnam war. An excerpt taken from a manuscript called "The Fourth Tenant".
Oscar Latimer died of influenza at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center Hospital, just 111 days after enlisting to serve his country.
Doc served in the Navy overseas in China and Burma as a pharmacist’s mate from November 1942 to December 1945 during World War II.
William's duty stations included USS Mahan and USS Harry S. Truman. He deployed twice in support of OEF on the USS Mahan working with NATO forces.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Ara Parseghian. Ara served in the Navy during WWII. Ara coached Notre Dame for 10 years, winning 2 titles & a record of 95-17-4.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is World War II Veteran Allen Seymour. Allen served in the Navy from 1943 to 1946. Thank you for your service, Allen!
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Last updated November 26, 2022
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