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World War II veteran visits Alaskan paratroopers

World War II paratrooper, machine gunner, Bastogne legend, and storyteller, Vincent Speranza, visited the Spartan Brigade this week. Speranza served with H Company, 501st Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, and fought during the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne and then in Germany before the war ended. He...
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World War II Veteran Parts Wisdom to Young Paratroopers, Tells Story of Reaching Hitler’s ‘Nest’

The number of World War II veterans is decreasing every day. However, while they are dwindling in number many of them are still making an impact on younger generations. One of those veterans is Vincent Speranza. According to an article posted on the United States Army website, he served in World War II as a paratrooper and machine gunner. He also became pretty famous for his actions in Bastogne. He recently traveled to Joint Base Elmendorf in Richardson (JBER), Alaska, to share his story with the Spartan Brigade.
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World War II Veteran Visits Alaskan Paratroopers

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- World War II paratrooper, machine gunner, Bastogne legend, and storyteller, Vincent Speranza, visited the Spartan Brigade this week. Speranza served with H Company, 501st Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, and fought during the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne and then in Germany before the war ended.
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World War II Veteran Visits Alaskan Paratroopers

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska— World War II paratrooper, machine gunner, Bastogne legend, and storyteller, Vincent Speranza, visited the Spartan Brigade this week. Speranza served with H Company, 501st Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, and fought during the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne and then in Germany before the war ended.
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Linn County News

Darrel Dean Hoyt, 73, of Pomona, Kan., passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Olathe Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday, July 19, 2021, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa, with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Pomona, with military honors by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Darrel was born June 20,...
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Outstanding WWII U.S. 101st Airborne “Screaming Eagle” Shoulder Patch Excellent Example Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History

Outstanding WWII U.S. Paratrooper 101st Airborne Patch Excellent Example Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. A WWII 101st Airborne “Screaming Eagle patch with Airborne Tab. In good but used condition, original “snowy back” version of the elusive “type 5” patch! . If you ever wanted a true WWII scarce eagle patch here’s your chance. 100% guaranteed to be authentic with Museum COA. A piece of WWII Airborne history. Excellent (almost mint) condition! Don’t miss it!
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Sullivan becomes first woman to command an SFAB Battalion

JOINT BASE LEWIS MCCHORD, Wash. — Lt. Col. Meghann Sullivan took command of the 5th Battalion, 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, on June 28, marking a historic first as she becomes the first female commander of an SFAB battalion. “Lt. Col. Sullivan is a...
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A roller coaster life

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Lettie M. Kendall | OBITUARY

Lettie Mae Kendall, née Parker, passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday morning, July 6, 2021 after a brief illness. She died peacefully at TriStar Skyline Hospital in Nashville. She was born May 2, 1930, in Village, Ark., the third-youngest of 13 children. She was the daughter of...
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110-Year-Old Ohio Woman Reveals Secret to Her Longevity

Health is at the top of many people's lists when it comes to the pursuit of a long life, but a 110-year-old woman's sweet tooth has challenged this theory as well as a 90-year-old man's penchant for adrenaline. Alma Kahl, who lives in Portsmouth in Ohio, recently celebrated her 110th...
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Former NFL player, 101st Airborne veteran announces bid for Senate seat

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former NFL player Jake Bequette on Monday announced he’s challenging Arkansas Sen. John Boozman in next year’s Republican primary. Bequette, an Army veteran and former Razorbacks player, launched his bid with a online video touting his football and military background. Bequette, 32, played for three games for the New England Patriots in 2012 and five games the following season.
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Veteran Salute: David ‘Poppy’ Priest

News On 6 is continuing to recognize veterans across Green Country who make a difference in their communities. This Monday, we recognize retired 101st Airborne veteran David “Poppy” Priest, who enlisted at just 17 years old. For more than 15 years, he has volunteered with the Patriot Guard Riders. David,...
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Planes of the museum

The C-47 on display in the museum came out of the Douglas factory in Long Beach California December 16th 1943. This plane which has a wing span of 29,41 meters and is 19,43 meters long served as a transport for troops, containers for ammunition, food and supplies and towing gliders.
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Mega Rare Adolf Hitler’s Personally Owned Formal Pattern Large Silver Tray Taken From The Eagle’s Nest By A U.S. Soldier 101st Airborne Certified

Original Hitler silver Large Tray Serving piece from his “formal” dinning set. We have a few pieces we are selling. This offer is for one piece a mega rare tray server. This is one of the rarest and largest pieces from the set. The sets would have up to 30 forks and spoons for settings but only a few trays. The formal pattern is the most desirable of all the silver owned by Hitler featuring his personal eagle and AH monogram with Hitler’s personal eagle. It has the proper silver hallmarks No dents or dings just a few very light barley noticeable scratches like all silver has. This was “liberated” (looted) out of Hitler’s Eagles Nest by a U.S. soldier at the end of WWII. This Hitler silver was taken by Delbert Boech of Charlie Co, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division. Read his interview about taking the silver on this listing. The 101st Airborne Division was among the first U.S. unit to arrive at the Obersalzberg area and enter Hitler’s home as well as The Eagles’s Nest. This is the piece you will receive. The formal serving pieces are the most desirable pieces of Hitler silver. 100% guaranteed to be authentic complete museum documentation (COA) provided. An amazing historical artifact from the 20th century’s most infamous person. We have just a few and Hitler formal silver always sells very fast when we get them. Don’t miss your chance to own a real museum authenticated piece with U.S. Veteran provenance. Hitler formal silver is a great investment item and the prices keep going up and with real historically accurate U.S. Veteran provenance making the investment potential endless. Serving pieces rarely are offered and are extremely rare. See our other AH pieces too. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers! DO NOT MISS THIS!
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Military Monday – Louis DeKany IV

Louis DeKany IV is the military member we are honoring for Military Monday this week. Louis is a Staff Sergeant in the 101st Airborne in Ft. Campbell. Congrats to Louis as he receives a $100 gift card from our friends at T-Mobile. No Description.
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