Order certifying Edward as a "Trusty Shellback" while on board the U.S.S. Noordam. A Navy tradition of indoctrination each time a ship crosses the equator in which sailors move from pollywogs (those who have not crossed the equator) to shellbacks...
Digitized reproduction of John Wolf's scanned discharge record dated September 30, 1967 . This record, or DD214, details John's rank, military training, and medals received among other information when discharged.
Dark names are leaving service after their tour of duty, light names have more time to serve after leaving Vietnam. Donald Perreault's name is sixth from the top of the list. Left Column = State from, Middle column = name, Right column = ETS...
Flight crews, Military -- United States; Airplanes, Military -- Piloting; Bombers -- Piloting -- United States; United States. Army Air Force
1st Lieutenant James Hurst, standing second from right. The World War II flight crew in this photograph are indentified in print below the image as Mr. Gupton, Knipper, Humkey, Hurst, Manchester, Mr. Stier, Hamilton, Lotz, Williams, Kelly.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy;
Written for Memorial Day, 2005, Linda Spoonster Schwartz recalls memories of her father's experiences aboard the USS Susan B. Anthony during World War II. On D-Day, June 6, 1944, the Susan B. Anthony, an 8,000 ton transport, was cruising through a...
Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. Marine Corps; Helicopters;
Marines of the First Marine Division, Second Squad,
Second Platoon, Company A board a CH-46 helicopter after completing
a sweep 11 miles southeast of Da Nang, Vietnam.
(U.S.M.C. photo by Sgt. Mike Adkison)
Veterans -- Connecticut -- Interviews; United States. Air Force; Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American; Military meteorology; Floods -- Connecticut;
Interview conducted by Nathan Ferrance. Adelard Dusseault enlisted in the United States Air Force in the spring of 1953. He went to basic training at Sampson Air Force Base in New York. From there he was transferred to Lackland Air Force Base...