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  2. Love of history and country shines through in the classroom - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)


    Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

    Love of history and country shines through in the classroom
    Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
    In honor of her many contributions to education, Edwards was recently named 2017 VFW Teacher of the Year award at the local and district levels. The award honors exceptional instructors for their outstanding commitment to teaching Americanism and ...

  3. Stuff to Do for Teens for January 23 - Martinsburg Journal


    Stuff to Do for Teens for January 23
    Martinsburg Journal
    CHARLES TOWN — The Charles Town VFW Post 3522 is now accepting applications for “Scout of the Year.” Some of our earliest ties to the community involve youth groups and perhaps none are stronger or more lasting than the relationship between the VFW ...

  4. FARLEY,, Carlton Rucker - Roanoke Times


    Roanoke Times

    FARLEY,, Carlton Rucker
    Roanoke Times
    He also belonged to the American Legion. In addition, he was a life member of the Bedford Elks Lodge #2844. Rucker was passionate about cooking; some of his most joyful moments were spending time with the Liberty Class, at Bedford Baptist Church, where ...

  5. Virginia Brown - The Turlock Journal


    Virginia Brown
    The Turlock Journal
    Virginia was born in 1931 to Elijah and Gladys Bell and passed away at the age of 86. Growing up, she worked as a migrant farm worker, on her way to graduating from Hilmar High. In adulthood, she worked for the U. S. Postal service and in the cafeteria ...

  6. Mark E. Wakefield - Mesabi Daily News


    Mark E. Wakefield
    Mesabi Daily News
    He was born September 24, 1939, in Tamarack Village, MN, the son of Harold and Clara (Schemehl) Wakefield. Mark grew up in Duluth and on Island Lake, prior to moving to Wuori Township in the early 1960's. He served in the United States Navy and was ...

  7. James Bernard Welch - Mesabi Daily News


    James Bernard Welch
    Mesabi Daily News
    He was born on November 10, 1930 to William and Nellie (Goodness) Welch in Lake Andes, SD. Growing up on a family farm in Luverne, MN, Jim graduated from the Luverne High School, Class of 1948. He enlisted into the US Army where he played the tenor ...

  8. William Robert Edward Folman - Mesabi Daily News


    William Robert Edward Folman
    Mesabi Daily News
    ... of Virginia died Wednesday, January 17, 2018, in the Essentia Health Virginia Care Center. He was born April 4, 1926, in Virginia, and served in the United States Army in WWII in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre. He married Mildred Wiitala on March 27 ...

  9. American Legion's first female national commander Denise Rohan visits Salem - Statesman Journal


    Statesman Journal

    American Legion's first female national commander Denise Rohan visits Salem
    Statesman Journal
    The governor of Oregon. The governor's veterans' policy advisor. The chiefs of staff for the Oregon Air and Army National Guard. And the acting director of the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs. All women. All front and center to meet the national ...

  10. Former Salem DAV treasurer pleads guilty to stealing from organization - WDBJ7


    WDBJ7

    Former Salem DAV treasurer pleads guilty to stealing from organization
    WDBJ7
    SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) - A former treasurer for the Disabled American Veterans chapter in Salem pleaded guilty to five counts of embezzling money from the organization Thursday. Randy Carlyle Turner, the former treasurer of DAV Chapter 3, was indicted in ...

  11. Harry West Rollings, III - Ocean City Today


    Ocean City Today

    Harry West Rollings, III
    Ocean City Today
    He later served as a U.S. deputy marshal in Richmond, Virginia. Following his retirement from U.S. Federal Government, he resided in Wardensville, West Virginia, Stephens City, Virginia and later moved to Reedville, Virginia. He was a member of the ...

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