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Serving During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Serving During the Cuban Missile Crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis It is certainly no exaggeration to say that the Cuban Missile Crisis in October, 1962 was the most dangerous incident occurring during the decades-long Cold War between the Free World and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). In this...
Local WWII Veteran fought in the Battle of Okinawa

Local WWII Veteran fought in the Battle of Okinawa

The Battle of Okinawa He served as Rifleman in the 184th Rgt., fighting in the last battle of World War II, the Battle of Okinawa. Brevard resident James Milton Fletcher served in the U.S. Army Reserves from June 6, 1944 to December 1956.  He was serving in Okinawa...
It came without warning.

It came without warning.

It Came Without Warning By Tech. Sgt. Brian Christiansen, USAF (Ret.) April 27, 2011 – Kabul, Afghanistan My office sits behind a 60-person auditorium on the second floor of what looks like an old hanger. Our office could have been a projection room and storage area...
Black Hawk Upside Down – John Hallimore

Black Hawk Upside Down – John Hallimore

Picture above: A buddy wearing goofy glasses with Sgt. Hallimore Blackhawk Unit- 7th Armored Squadron (Air)First Cavalry – Attached to the 1st Aviation BrigadeVINH LONG, VIETNAM   As a teenager I often had a reoccurring dream which I hoped would never end; in the...