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Mission Over Munich – November 16, 1944 Samuel Marlin Hamilton, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Force – WW II Conclusion

The first combat mission for Sam Hamilton and his crew began early in the morning on November 11, ...

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COLUMN: Mission Over Munich – November 16, 1944 Samuel Marlin Hamilton, First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Force – WWII Part 1

On the morning of November 16, 1944, Sam Hamilton’s B-24 was the lead plane in the second attack ...

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COLUMN: Christmas with the troops – 1944

It was a little more than 79 years ago that many of our Alabama soldiers, along with their ...

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COLUMN: A Flying Tiger from South Alabama: The Story of Ben Crum Foshee and the American Volunteer Group – Conclusion

From their first battle against the Japanese on December 20, 1941, members of the American Volunteer Group were only in ...

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COLUMN: A Flying Tiger from South Alabama: The Story of Ben Crum Foshee and the American Volunteer Group – Part 1

After completing flight training at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, Ensign Ben Crum Foshee had to complete a ...

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Speaker: Veterans aren’t forgotten here

CW5 (Ret.) Bryant Fontenot said all he ever wanted to be was a soldier. “I grew up in ...

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COLUMN: Two Brothers from The Greatest Generation: Ira R. Hammett, Master Sergeant, U.S. Army, WWII, Marvin E. Hammett, Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, WWII

The Hammett brothers, Marvin and Ira, served together in the South Pacific during WW II. Ira had joined ...

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COLUMN: ‘Celebration of Heroes’ is special event for community

Last week, Covington Veterans Foundation (CVF) founder John Vick devoted this space to all of the events and ...

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COLUMN: Andalusia – The most patriotic town in Alabama

Andalusia has laid claim for the title, the most patriotic town in Alabama. Just look around Andalusia’s main ...

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COLUMN: Lawrence Dalton Grantham, Private, U.S. Army, Korean War Killed in Action

It is a tragedy when a soldier dies in war. The death of Dalton Grantham in Korea in ...

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