Thank you to all veterans for your service

By srchronicle11 Nov 11, 2022 #Veterans Day

BIOGRAPHIES:

Jimmy “Butch” Harmon, Specialist 4, US Army Infantry, 17 3rd Airborne Unit Vietnam. Fort Polk, La. Vietnam,, Republic of South Vietnam, Fort Hood, Texas. National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Bronze Service Stars; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge.
Sgt. Charles L. Stewart, Army Highland, Ark.
Pvt. Merle Stewart, USMC, Evening Shade Ark.
David Goldman, E-7 – USMC, 1988 to 1994. Camp Lejeune, NC, awarded several ribbons and awards.Dessert Storm/Dessert Shield.
Sgt. Denise Parker, 1981-1989 U S Army.
Sgt. Major Dennis Stewart, Army, 24 years of service, Franklin, Ark.
Douglas Dennier, Spec. 4, U.S. Army, 1979-81, Germany.
Airman First Class Glenn A. Stewart, Air Force, Highland Ark.
Spc. Katherine Smith, Army, Iraq 2003-2004.
Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Kevin Mccomas BM3 United States Navy. 1989-1993. Stationed in Pearl Harbor Hawaii Assigned to the USS Arizona Memorial Boats, then assigned to the U.S.S. Fletcher DD992 Destry-ER. McComas photo was the centerfold in Newsweek for the 50th Anniversary of the Bombing of Pearl Harbor. One of his jobs, other, than taking tourists to the memorial was to raise the flag on the memorial every morning and lower it every evening.
Kevin Turner AR. Sergeant First Class U.S. Army and Arkansas Army National Guard 26 years of service. I have served under the 1249th Engineer Battalion. The 20th Airborne Combat Engineers, 105th Engineer Combat Battalion. 101st Airborne, 875th Engineer Battalion. Afghanistan Campaign medal W/Star. Iraq Campaign medal with 2 Stars. Bronze Star 2 medals. Army Achievement medal 2 Awards. Meritorious Unit Citation. Army Good Conduct Medal. Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal 6th Award. National Defense Service Medal 2nd Award.
Mitchell Frazier– US Army, National Guard E6 and Combat Medic . 1973-2002,Fort Leonardwood, Mo.
Sgt. Quentin Hale Clear, Air Force, 20 years of service, from Myron, Ark.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ray Flodstrom – US Navy E5 2NAMS. 2009 – Current San Diego, Cal.
Pfc Robert J. Sicley, WWII, 1925-1995, served US Army infantry, April 7, 1943- June 7, 1944. Wounded in battle.
Ron Brown Air Force Tech Sergeant 1983-2004
Cpl Torre James Sutton, United States Marine Corps – 2013-2017, Okinawa, S Korea, Philippines.
PVT. Ulis A Stewart, POW 18 months, WWII. From Liberty Hill, Highland, Ark.
Mark Morgan served the US Navy from Feb 17, 1989 – Feb 17, 1993 on board the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). This picture was taken when he was the rank of ABHAN when he was discharged in 1993 I was the rank of ABH3. Morgan also served in Desert Storm from Jan 15 1991 – Feb 28 1991. Received the Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy unit Commendation, Battle “E” Award, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, National Defense service medal, Southwest Asia service medal with two Bronze Stars and the Kuwait Liberation medal. Then I served in the Naval Reserve from Feb 17, 1993 – Feb 17, 1997.
Maria Smith, Yeoman Third Class. Received a Good Conduct Award and two Navy/Marine Corp Achievement Medals. I was stationed at the Naval Media Center on Naval Station Anacostia in Washington D.C.. I was also Named Naval District Washington female athlete of the year in 1997 and 1998.1995-1999.
Staff Sgt. Elmo “Buddy” Lobstein. US Army 314th Infantry Div. WW II. Normandy, France and German Campaigns. Three Bronze stars, Good conduct ribbon, Purple Heart and Oak Leaf Cluster recipient.
Sgt John Middlebrook Jr. U.S. Army, served four years, Viet Nam vet, ended service at Fort Leonardwood, Mo., April 1971. John lived in the Hardy, area prior to his death in 2012 in West Plains, Mo.
Shane Minton– Army specialist eight years. Three years active duty, five years National Guard. Desert Storm Oct 90 to May 91.

Tracy F. Foster, Navy/Navy Sea Bees, 19 years, Petty Officer, E6. Served in Afghanistan and Kuwait.
Todd Lindemood, USMC, 1990-2013.
Thomas Kendrick, Served Ft.Benning Ga. US Army 1988 -1990 infantry M-60. Honorable discharge.
Sarah Lindsey– U.S. Air Force, 1980-2000.
Christopher Nelson, US Army, 6 years full time, now First Lt. In National Guard.
Ben Jones, U.S. Army- 1990-1993.
Terry “T.J.” Dolquist. Air Force 1988-1992 and U.S. Army 2006-2012.
PVT Delbert Clifford Clear, World War I, from Myron Ark.
Sgt. Kelsey Norman Clear, from Myron, Ark.
Glen Gordon Horton U. S Navy, fought in World War ll. lived in Ash Flat Ar. was a disabled veteran.
Verlon D. Evans, Korean War, Navy, father of Jason Evans Burt Evans, Danny Evans and Trina Womble. deceased 2003 lived in Ozark Acres.
First Sergeant William C. Forrest, is currently active in The United States Army with 17 years of service. He served 3 tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) conflict and one tour in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in Afghanistan. He is currently stationed in Germany, pending his retirement in a couple years. He was a resident of Ash Flat & Hardy area. He is the son of Donna Smith and grandson of Jack and Bernece Smith.


Jack E. Smith, served during the Korean war era within The United States Air Force. He was a tower operator navigating air traffic and later retired from FAA. He is a long time resident of Hardy.
 Dan Bowers, Marine Corp, fought in Vietnam and was severely injured. He was “missing” while recovering on a hospital ship. He was told he would never walk again but he wouldn’t take that as a finality and once he was able to walk again he went back to Vietnam. He currently resides in Pocahontas and is 70 years old.
Jack Huffmaster Sr., Air Force veteran with 20 years of service. He resided in Hardy with his beautiful wife, Wanda Huffmaster. He did two tours of duty in Vietnam.
Alan Scott Frost served for over 20 years. He began his military career in the Navy on nuclear submarines. He served for 4 1/2 years. Then, he got out of the Navy and into National Guard where he served for an additional 16 years, including several months in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. He currently resides near Mountain Home, and he previously lived at Williford.
Herman W. Pruett, Ssgt., U.S. Army, 22 years of service as a Combat Engineer, Field Artillery, Vietnam War with a Bronze Star and Sharpshooter medal.
William Curtis, U.S. Army, 1957-58.
Troy Thompson, U.S. Army, 1944-45.
John Allen Dunn, U.S. Army, 1965-69.
Joshua Dunn, U.S. Army, 1990-98.
Joseph Phillips, USMC, First Battalion Third Marine Division, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. 1988-92. Southwest Asia Service Metal, Gulf War Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Sea Serice Deployment Ribbon, Civil Defense Medal, Combat Action Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
Nelson Gatewood, U.S. Army, World War II, New Guinea, Purple Heart and numerous military honors.
Bill Horton, U.S. Army, First Infantry Division. World War II, Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient.
Cpl Torre James Sutton, United States Marine Corps – 2013-2017, Okinawa, S Korea, Philippines.
Pfc Robert J. Sicley, WWII, 1925-1995, served US Army infantry, April 7, 1943- June 7, 1944. Wounded in battle March 3, 1944, North Africa Campaign. Received Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Sharp Shooter Award, EAME Theater Ribbon.
Mitchell Frazier, US Army and National Guard, E6 and Combat Medic,1973-2002
Fort Leonardwood, Mo.
Spc. Katherine Smith, Army, Iraq 2003-2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Douglas Dennler,US Army,1979-1981, Germany,Spec 4.
Dwight G. Krass, US Army E5.
Staff Sgt. Cody Corbitt, United States Air Force, from Evening Shade, Ark Corbitt was awarded a Meritorious medal as well as a few others. Spent six years in the Air Force.
Specialist Jacob Holder, United States Army.

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