Rollin Cochran had a deferment -- a job at a defense plant helping build Jeeps during World War II. But he joined the Army anyway. At his home in homer, Cochran told us about the sense of duty he felt More>>
As we send out a happy belated 238th birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps, we meet some former Marines who make it their mission that their ailing comrades are not forgotten. Every week, a group of men from More>>
As we prepare to honor our veterans on Monday, meet one from World War II whose survival in combat was amazing and -- he says -- divine. Snowfall in Belgium helped save Norman Callison of Jefferson, Texas. "21 More>>
He's sad about the buddies he lost who were shot down or whose planes crashed. Charles Campbell of Bossier City survived more than five dozen bomber missions over the South Pacific in World War II. And More>>
The date of 9/11 had deep meaning for Roy Fulco long before the hijack attacks by Muslim terrorists in 2001. It was September 11,19-44 when the young bomber pilot from Shreveport had to bail out over Germany More>>
Charles Snyder of Marshall remembers hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor when he was headed to his home out in the Texas panhandle. He didn't know where Pearl Harbor was. He just knew it was time More>>
He narrowly survived a kamikaze attack in World War II. But a buddy was not so fortunate. Six decades later, Floyd Turley of Shreveport just happened to meet that buddy's sister who had always wondered More>>
He was the sole survivor after his transport chopper came under fire in the Vietnam War. It left Billy Spruill wondering why he was spared. The farm boy from North Carolina says years later that mission More>>
He signed up to be a paratrooper in the Marines during World War II. Then a medical ailment forced him into ground combat. But Ray Urban of Bossier City never let go of his dream to jump out of an air More>>
As we remember the sacrifices of those who were prisoners of war, and those missing in action on national POW-MIA Day on Friday, September 20, we meet a Springhill man. Proctor Eubanks made a risky escape More>>
Twelve years ago, America's sorrow over the 9/11 attacks was turning to steely resolve to punish those who were behind it all. Barksdale B-52's would soon fly out of here to pound the enemy in Afghanistan. More>>
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