A 2001 graduate of ThunderRidge High School, Joe joined the Marines in his senior year. Many of his close friends joined […]
Graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, CT.
Applied for jobs while waiting for an answer from […]
Born August 17, 1928 to Mr. and Mrs. Otis Angell, Dwight was a graduate of Denver’s South High School and Colorado State […]
Richard L. Baldwin was born during a snowstorm in Breckenridge, Michigan, in 1919, growing up in the Great Depression. […]
CW3 Benton is a Senior Aviator in the U.S. Army who has accumulated 2,950 flight hours, including over 800 hours in combat.
After living in several western states, primarily Texas, the Bennett family moved to Highlands Ranch in 1996. At Highlands […]
Sgt. Nathan R. Beyers, 24, of Littleton, Colo., died July 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked […]
SSG Christopher J Birdwell (1987-2012) made the ultimate sacrifice in service to his country August 27, 2012 in Kala gush, […]
Chester L. Brighton was born April 23, 1916, in Leland, Iowa, to James and Rose Brighton. Whenever farm chores permitted, […]
Active Duty: 1985-1995
Reserve Duty: 1996-2007
George A. Cady was born on December 11, 1935 in Oxford, Colorado to Jesse and Mary Cady. He joined the U.S. Army at age […]
Arno G. Casper served in the USMC on the USS Portland from 1934 to 1938. During that time the Portland was […]
Ralph Parkinson Crawford, was born January 8, 1925, in Logan Utah and was a member of the Snow Basin Ski Patrol before […]
July 26, 1937 – January 12, 2008
Born in a modest home in Alcoa, TN, John David DeLozier excelled academically, […]
4/15/1942 John Justin Dierbeck, Jr. joined the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in California. In May of 1942 […]
Cpl. Max Donahue was born July 14, 1987. He proudly served as with the U.S. Marine Corps for four and a half years as […]
Captain Armando Duque was integrated into the United States Army in the 1940’s. He participated in combat and guerrilla […]
LCPL Chris Gerard Duque served in the United States Marine Corps from 2007-2011. He was part of the Marine Expeditionary […]
SPC Steven Elrod came from a military family. He graduated High School in 2005. Steven briefly attended college before […]
Chris was born on 24 September 1982 in Boston, Massachusetts. He lived in Athens, Ohio from 1984-1990, when the family […]
Sergeant First Class Thomas V. Flippen served in the U.S. Army for more than 20 years during the Cold War era.
Lieutenant Carl Frederick Geissler served on the USS Achernar (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Achernar_(AKA-53)).
HM2 Erica Graf recently returned from combat operations in Uruzgan Province Afghanistan. This deployment culminated her […]
LeRoy Grams was from Campbell County Wyoming. He grew up and lived on a farm outside of Gillette, Wyoming. He was drafted […]
Major Keith M. Handy enlisted in the United States Army in 1973, during the Viet Nam war, as a Russian Linguist and worked […]
Chauncey Hager was born in Ord, Nebraska, June 28, 1909. He received his M.D. from the University of Nebraska in 1933. […]
Earl R. Harris was born in Celeste, Texas November 22, 1918. He lived in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado, graduated from […]
Born in Trinidad, Colorado, July 17, 1925.
Grade and High School, York, Nebraska, Graduated 1943.
Enlisted in AAF Cadet […]
A Denver resident, father of four, and grandfather of eleven, Carl ‘Al’ Helmstaedter served honorably in the […]
After graduating from West Point in 1968, the Field Artillery basic course, and Ranger School, LT Henry was assigned to […]
Captain, U.S. Army
John Robert Holmes came to be an officer via Junior ROTC at Staunton […]
Major Steve Howery is an Army Reserve Military Intelligence officer mobilized twice for Operation Enduring Freedom and […]
Excerpt from “Their War, When The Country Called, These Men Rose To Answer”
By James B. Meadow, Rocky Mountain News
Lieutenant George Kirsten was recruited by the Naval Air Station, Glenview, Illinois, for the Aviation Officer Candidate […]
Col. James Clyde Lesseig was born and raised in the sooner state. He attended the University of Oklahoma, earning a Bachelor […]
Sal Mansu volunteered for service in the United States Air Force at the age of 19 during the […]
Captain Henry Lee Mosburg, US Army
Colonel Joseph Niemeyer is a 1977 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. In his first flying assignment at Norton AFB, […]
Daniel Joseph Nolan was born on August 10, 1919 in San Diego […]
Captain Nolan was raised in Southern California. He graduated the University of Colorado and was commissioned as an […]
Sean Michael O’Brien born November 12, 1982. Sean attended All Souls Elementary School and transferred to Heritage High […]
William E. Paul was born in Alliance, Ohio, April 12, 1927, graduating from Youngstown (Ohio) South High School in 1945. […]
On March 24, 1970, helicopters from the 170th were sent to extract a MACV-SOG long-range reconnaissance patrol (LRRP) […]
Pilot Over the Hump
Elmer Propp was 19 years old when WWII began. He went into the Army Air Force hoping to be a fighter […]
Msgt. Antonio M. Rangel, U.S. Army (Ret.) age 82 of San Antonio passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2012.
PFC U.S. Marines […]
“Dusty” to all his friends followed his older brothers’ example, Veterans of World War 2, and joined the Navy in […]
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Phil Ross graduated from Ottumwa High School, Ottumwa Iowa. He enlisted in the United States Marine […]
Edward Xavier Schmid was born March 2, 1921 in Beaver Dam, WI. Son of a Swiss immigrant he learned the family trade of […]
Duncan Shields attended the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating in 1976, he […]
January 6, 1926 – October 23, 2006
Mr. Sinichko loved and cared for […]
AWC (AW/NAC) Chad Michael Smith served in the Navy from April 1987 to April 2007.
October 1990 to June 1991
Corporal David Michael Sonka was born in 1989 and raised in Aurora and Parker, Colorado. David graduated from Chaparral […]
Jon Stiles was born 6 July 1970 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He lived in Missouri, Ohio and Colorado before enlisting […]
Hubert J. Syfrig, better known as Bob to his family and friends, joined the United States Air Force in 1950. After completing […]
Germain M. “Jerry” Thomas was born September 22, 1925 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin to Rose and Arthur Thomas. At 17 he […]
CMSgt Torres’ last assignment was as the US Air Force Representative and Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief of […]
Uncle Wim was born in Holland in 1925. He spent his teenage years actively resisting the Nazis in the Dutch Underground […]
John was born in San Juan Puerto Rico, grew up in New York City and has been a resident of Colorado for the past 17 years.
Valentine Villanueva, M/Sgt, USAF (ret) joined the US Army Air Corps in June, 1943. He served in WWII as a flight engineer […]
Harold Adolf Wegner was born in 1926 and raised on a farm in a German community near Alpena, Michigan. His family spoke […]
Hugh Weyman Yarbrough was born in Rome, GA on March 12, 1942 to Lee and Daisy Yarbrough. His early years were spent […]
Ferd Yosten was born 12/17/14 in Muenster, Texas. After Pearl Harbor, he enlisted in the Army Air Corp. He became engaged […]
John Albert “Horse” Yosten was born March 7, 1844 in Koblenz Germany. He came to the United States at age 4 with […]