April 21, 2014

Honoring Dorie Miller – A True American Hero

      Today, December 7, 2012 is the 71st Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. As we remember those who we lost that day, we also remember the heroes who made a difference. One of them was Dorie […]

James Breedlove – Survivor of 1952 Crash at Fairchild AFB Washington

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  I think it might have been Pat Richley-Erickson of Dear MYRTLE fame who commented this week that it’s a good idea to check all local sources for historical documentation on a family line. As I was looking at HistoryLink.org […]

Before January 1950 Naval Discharge Papers Were NAVPERS 553

NAVPERS and DD214 info

Why Can’t I Find My World War II Ancestor’s DD-214? I learned something new today about Naval Service Discharge papers and when they were used. We are trying to get my father-in-law’s WWII medals replaced so we can put them […]

1955 Operation Wigwam Participant : John E. Wilkerson

David and John Wilkerson

David and John Wilkerson We’ve been fortunate enough to be able to get military records for some of our older family members like Jim’s dad Loren, my dad Wm G Yates, and Jim’s uncle John Wilkerson. The fathers were both […]

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