Jerry Rein, Marine at the "Frozen Chosin" in Korea
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As a 19-year-old, Frederick Joseph “Jerry” Rein fought in the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir, an epic battle often referred to as the “Frozen Chosin” due to extreme frigid temperatures. Frederick Joseph “Jerry” Rein, was born on January 25, 1931, in Meridian, MS.  He passed away at the age of 90 on February 13, 2021, in Madison, MS.   While a student at Meridian High School, Jerry held several jobs including working at First National Bank in Meridian, which began a long and enjoyable career in the banking industry.  Upon graduation from high school, Jerry enlisted in the U ..read more
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Julius Summers - From Truck Driver To Chauffeur for a General in the Pacific During WW2
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Mr. Summers was a veteran of World War II, having enlisted in the Army and was assigned to the Signal Corps. Following basic training, he was responsible for training recruits, serving as a platoon leader and a drill instructor at Fort Crowder, MO. His over seas duties were in the Pacific theater where he was appointed one of 3 NCOs assigned to the personal staff of Brig. Gen. Powell, Commander of Signal Forces in the Pacific. Following the war, Mr. Summers enrolled at Mississippi State University where he earned a B.S. degree in Agriculture and was awarded membership in Alpha Zeta honorary fr ..read more
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Mal Jones - WW2 Veteran
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Mal Jones served in the Navy during WW2 on the USS Raven, a minesweeper ..read more
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Col. Ron Rutland - USAF Veteran
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Retired Col. Ron Rutland talks about his 30+ years of service in the U.S. Air Force ..read more
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Wendell Thrasher, WW2 Veteran who served on the USS Yorktown
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Mr. Thrasher fought in the Coral Sea Battle, the Battle of Midway, where he was on the USS Yorktown when it went down, and he served in the Philippines. During his military service, Wendell received the America Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Medal with four bronze stars, the World War II Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation. After being honorably discharged, he was involved in the Yorktown CV-5, the Battle of Midway, and the Coral Sea Battle Reunions. In 2014 and 2015, Wendell was honored in the Battle of Midway Commemorations in St. Augus ..read more
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Herbert Savell, WW2 Veteran
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Herbert Savell served in the Navy during WW2. He was involved in several of the major island invasions in the Pacific campaign. He also talks extensively about China during their war with Japan. The stories of America's true heroes in their own words. Each episode of the podcast revolves around the direct testimony of a veteran. This collection of stories provides an incredible portrait of the veteran experience in service of America. Hosted by Jack Rutland. This show is a production of WRQO - SuperTalk Mississippi Media ..read more
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Chuck Wallace of Buglers Across America
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Chuck Wallace of Buglers Across America talks about how they provide buglers to play Taps at the funerals of veterans ..read more
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Rev. Albert Weeks - USAF
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Rev. Albert Weeks served in the United State Air Force from 1963-1985 during the height of the Cold War ..read more
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Chris Xifos - USMC
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Chris Xifos of the U.S. Marine Corps talks about his experiences in Afghanistan. The stories of America's true heroes in their own words. Each episode of the podcast revolves around the direct testimony of a veteran. This collection of stories provides an incredible portrait of the veteran experience in service of America. Hosted by Jack Rutland. This show is a production of WRQO - SuperTalk Mississippi Media ..read more
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Charles Ferg - Marine Veteran
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Charles Ferg is a veteran that served in the USMC, here he tells his story of serving in several different places. This show is a production of SuperTalk Mississippi Media. Learn more at SuperTalk.FM ..read more
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