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Brig Gen Harold Huston George

World War I fighter ace, for whom George Air Force Base, Victorville, Calif., is named. He was born in 1892 in Lockport, N.Y., and was killed in action April 29, 1942 near Darwin, Australia. 459 more words

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GEN Lucian Truscott

Some men are born to serve in the Armed Forces. Sometimes it’s familial tradition for sons to follow in a father’s footsteps, or a grandfather’s. In other cases, young men, at a very early age, dream of doing nothing else. 681 more words

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CPT Isaac Camacho

The First American POW to escape captivity during the war in Vietnam.

Green Beret Army Capt. Isaac Camacho vividly recalled the terrible night when he was captured by Viet Cong. 548 more words

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1LT Garlin M. Conner

Garlin M. Conner was born on June 2, 1919, and raised in rural Clinton County, Kentucky. With the nearest high school almost 15 miles away, Conner’s formal education ended in eighth grade. 549 more words

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GEN James J. Lindsay

Although James Lindsay never intended to stay in the US Army when he joined, the decorated General has been devoted to service in the military for six decades. 263 more words

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LT Lane Schofield Anderson

Lane Schofield Anderson was born February 14, 1896 in Richmond, Virginia to Justin K. and Fannie Anderson. He attended schools in Mercer, Mingo and Kanawha counties in West Virginia. 464 more words

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MAJ Richard "Dick" Winters

Winters was born Jan. 21, 1918 and studied economics at Franklin & Marshall College before enlisting, according to a biography on the Penn State website. 260 more words

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