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My best childhood friend David Bryant served in the US Army in Vietnam in 1967 & 1968. He died there on February 8, 1968.
My good friend George Youngerman was an artilleryman in the US Army in Vietnam. He was killed on April 1, 1971.
My Uncle Johnny Cranford, husband of my Mom’s sister Jo, served as a rifleman in the 45th Division in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Germany from ‘42 to ‘45. No US unit spent more time in combat than the 45th Division.
My Uncle Bob Coehick, husband of my Dad’s sister Norma, served as an Army combat engineer in Korea in ‘52 and ‘53.
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To each and every one of these fine men I offer my sincerest gratitude.