An Army hero is honored for service i...

An Army hero is honored for service in World War II and post-war Alabama

There are 3 comments on the Alabama Live story from Feb 28, 2014, titled An Army hero is honored for service in World War II and post-war Alabama. In it, Alabama Live reports that:

They needed me when they drafted me, I guess. When I went in there, I didn't never think I'd get out.

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Brenda Wilson

Temple, TX

#1 Mar 2, 2014
I am so elated to see that my brother-in-law was honored for his service after almost 70 years later. I live in Killeen, TX (Ft Hood) where my husband retired from the army and I've worked for the government for over 30 years. When we come home to visit, we often sit and listen to his war stories. It's a real blessing for him to be alive and still have such a great memory at the age of 99. Not only is he a great man, but also he continues to get people registered to vote.

Thank you Redstone and everyone on the committee who put this special program together.
SO GLAD THAT HE IS MY BROTHER-IN-LAW!! He's the best.
E Norma Stitts

Huntsville, AL

#2 Mar 5, 2014
I knew the old coot too! I just thought he was crazy. I had no idea he was shell shocked from serving in the military.
Citizen

Oakland, CA

#3 Mar 21, 2015
Very interesting

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