According to a recent facebook post by Katrina Spohr to the Hedrick-Rhodes VFW Post 5206 facebook group page, she is trying to help locate the owner of a Marine Corps Parris Island recruit class ring engraved with the text “PLT 1088 11 27 13”. Meredith Huntley’s daughter found the ring a few weeks ago in the broccoli bin… Read More »
Melissa Angie Miles is trying to located a friend of her father who served with him at Fort Hood, Texas in the mid 1970s. The Soldier, Sherman Edmondson, is apparently from the state of Missouri. The photo below is Sherman Edmondson. If you know him, please leave a comment or get in touch with Melissa through her facebook page.
Donna Fields Johnson is trying to locate a Vietnam Veteran with the last name of Williams from Milford, Ohio. “Williams” served in Vietnam in 1971-1972 with Phil Johnson. If you recognize Williams from the photos below, either comment on this page or get in touch with Donna through her facebook page.
Earlier this month, facebook user Cissi Cook Rowan Cooper shared a photo of a ring with “Operation Desert Storm” circling a red in color stone. The ring looks similar to the rings that the Jostens company offers for the XVIII Airborne Corps. One side of the ring has the Army Eagle and the other side of the ring… Read More »
Billy Johnson shared a photo on his facebook page this month in an attempt to locate a fellow Soldier that he served with that went by the name of Hillbilly and whom he referred to as his “best bud in the bush” referring to time spent together in Vietnam. According to Mr. Johnson, Hillbilly was from Arkansas and… Read More »
Steve Ebers shared a photo on his facebook page of a zippo lighter that was found “in a overgrown trash pile, in the woods North of Steeleville, Illinois about 6 years ago”. Ebers guesses that the lighter had been in the trash pile since about 1972-1974 when he was a kid since as long as he can remember,… Read More »
If you are looking for information on a Veteran who served during World War II, a good place to start may be to look for their enlistment records. The National Archives has made available the majority of the enlistment records during World War II on their website at archives.gov. Through the use of the Access to Archival Databases… Read More »
A World War II Veteran from Bonaire, Georgia is looking for other Soldiers he served with during WWII in North Africa and Italy. John Knowles turned to facebook in August, 2015 and posted a single photo (shown below) of him holding a sign that simply states: “Please Share: Looking for members of the U.S. Army Infantry WWII North… Read More »
Julie Rogens recently shared on her facebook page that Jeff Creek bought a photo album at a thrift store which contained photos that were developed in 1971 and appear to have been taken during the Vietnam War. They are trying to get the photos back to the Servicemembers in the photos or their families. Julie shared three of… Read More »