“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” John F. Kennedy
Don’t forget to thank a soldier for his/her sacrifices that have been made for your freedom and remember the generations before us that understood the price of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
This is my dad, Charles William Norman, son of William Henry Norman and Mary Caroline Gibson Norman on Maury County, Tennessee. My dad served in the Korean War as a member of the U.S. Army. He entered into active service on February 20, 1953 in Nashville, Tennessee as a Private – 2 Class. He was promoted to Corporal (T) June 29, 1954. He was transferred to the US Army Reserves on December 18, 1954 through Fort Knox, Kentucky. He remained in the US Army Reserves, in standby
mode, until he was fully released and honorably discharged on February 24, 1961. He received several metals for his service, including National Defense Service Metal (NDSM), United Nations Service Metal (UNSM), Korean Service Metal (KSM) and Good Conduct Metal (GCM).
This is my grandfather, Floyd Mahue Mills, son of Milton Everett and Lunie Mae Gilliam of Maury County, Tennessee. My grandfather served in World War II as a member of the U.S. Army. He was enlisted on April 8, 1944 in Camp Shelby, Mississippi as a Private. I know from stories by my mom and grandmother that at some point my grandfather was stationed in Texas and later served in Germany. Details of his service record are on my research list to locate.
Thank you one and all who have served and those that continue to serve in the United States military. God bless America.