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Bob and I were on a flight this past September. Bob served in Germany during the Korean War and was a First Sergeant when he left the military.
We had a great day on Honor Flight, and Bob really enjoyed it. One thing I remember is during the "mail call" on the bus on the way back to the airport, I had to read all of the many heartfelt letters aloud to him. You see, Bob was legally blind. I read a three paged love letter from his wife of 62 years, heart-wrenching letters from his daughters and grandchildren, and from six year olds he had never met. Neither of us had a dry eye.…Continue
Posted by Claudia Bartow on March 4, 2014 at 12:00am
Posted by Claudia Bartow on February 9, 2014 at 11:30pm
Ok, so I have seen this story on the Internet several times, which as much as I can find originated on the site called reddit.com within a forum question of "What is the laziest thing you've ever done?". I cannot find an author's name, but would be…Continue
Started by Claudia Bartow in Funny, Unique and Bizarre Feb 9.
I graduated from high school in June of 1967. The war in Vietnam was raging, and it was now upon me to make my own decision. Go off to college, or join the military? My father had served in WWII, and Korea, and had spent six months in Vietnam with…Continue
Note: The following article was written by member Colonel Ron Albers, USAF, Retired,…Continue
Started by Motts Military Museum in Motts Military Museum Stories Dec 31, 2013.
Sometime back before 9/11/201 I was a member of a Marine Moms message board.As soon as they said we were going into Afghanistan.I went looking for a map, first thing I noticed that it was land-locked.Or there were countries all around, first thing I…Continue
My oldest son(Marine) and I went to Arlington,Va. in Nov.2000 for the Marine Corps birthday. The event was called 'Arlington Ridge' at the Marine Corps Memorial in Va..We pulled in to the motel and saw on both levels, " not sober" Marines standing…Continue
First, I want to say Happy Birthday to the Marine Corps. To all the "Jar Heads" out there, I hope your Day was as good as it could be! Second, to all the Soldiers, Airman, Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsman, Enjoy Veterans Day! Thank You all for…Continue
My Dad and his twin Brother (Uncle Bill) joined the US Navy shortly after Pearl Harbor. They were Seniors in High School but left early (as many young men did) to fight in WW2. Both were sent to "A" Schools and upon completion were sent to the…Continue
Back in the day we gave tours of the ship I was stationed aboard. I was assigned to give tours of the navigation bridge. A Greek Orthodox minister came on the bridge. He was in traditional robes and hat and had a full black beard. Knowing that he…Continue
Seems the number 1 Killer of Combat Veterans is Suicide! How tragic! Our Military is so thin in the number of Troops that the same Soldiers are serving three, four, five, and sometimes more deployments overseas. Something has to be done, as these…Continue
Started by Geoff Colt in Miscellaneous Sep 18, 2013.
Ramona Plaisted holds the dog tags of her husband's uncle, World War I veteran Kenneth Plaisted. These tags were found in an auction box years ago by a Your Military Story member and finally returned .....READ MORE
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If you have ever served in the military, you have lots of stories and experiences to share. Boot camp, stories about your daily job, combat, being recruited, meeting your sweetheart, and so much more. You can share a story by clicking on the "add a discussion" button in the forum section below. Family members can also become members and submit stories on behalf of their loved…Continue