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Brotherly Sacrifice: Covington County lost three sets of brothers in World War II

By Robert Evers, Covington Veterans Foundation During the Second World War, many families had all sons serving in ...

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Benjamin L. Reynolds, Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, Vietnam Two Silver Stars – Conclusion

Continued from Part 1 [action that took place on Feb. 26, 1968, resulting in Reynolds being awarded the ...

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Benjamin L. Reynolds, Command Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, Vietnam Two Silver Stars

As the helicopter circled, the scene below looked pretty grim. Smoke was coming from the crater where several ...

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Rudolph Farmer, Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army, Korea Killed in Action

Sergeant Rudolph Farmer didn’t have to man the forward observation post in Korea the night of September 22, ...

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PFC Oliver C. Clark, Jr., U.S. Army Part 2: The Tiger Death March and the Apex Camps

By Robert Evers, Covington Veterans Foundation North Korean Forces captured 81 of the 585 men of Task Force ...

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Don S. Mathews, Lt. Col., Army National Guard, WW II, Korea Part 2

The author and Covington Veterans Foundation extend our deepest sympathy to the family of Korean War veteran, Captain ...

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Don S. Mathews, Lt. Col., Army National Guard, WW II, Korea Part 1

There is a bronze plaque located in the historic German city of Mannheim, Germany, which reads: “From this ...

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James L. C. Jeter, Private, U.S. Army, Korean War, Killed-in-Action The Silver Star

Author’s note: This Veterans Day, the Covington Veterans Foundation will pay special honor to all Korean War veterans. ...

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Richard H. Merrill, Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, Naval Aviator, Vietnam

Ltjg. Richard Merrill found himself in a tough spot, even for a naval aviator who was trained to ...

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Program to include mystery of WWI soldier’s death

The cause of death of one of the first Alabamians to fall in service during World War I ...

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