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Cecil Abercrombie
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Home Town: Born in Noel after war moved to Joplin
  • Wartime Locations: Omaha Beach, Normandy
  • Wartime Service Dates: Dec.1941-1944
  • Major Battles: Omaha Beach, Normandy
  • Medals: Purple Heart, Good Conduct, American Campaign, European, African, & Middle Eastern Campaigns, Bronze Service Star, WWII Victory Medal, Expert Infantryman Badge, Honorable Service Lapel Button-WWII, Marksman Badge w/Bayonet/Sniper,in 2004 posthumously awarded the Normandy Campaign Medal.
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Harrison Abercrombie
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Home Town: Noel, Missouri
  • Wartime Locations: Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1967-1968
  • Major Battles: Tet Offensive
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Roy Abercrombie
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Sergeant E-4
  • Home Town: Noel, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1972 - 1973
  • Unit: 38th Tactial Airlift Support
  • Accomplishments: Served Langley, VA CIA Headquarters
  • Medals: Expert Marksman
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Scott Abram
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Captain
  • Home Town: Columbus, KS
  • Wartime Service Dates: Operation Iraqi Freedom III
  • Unit: F Company, 1st Batalion, 15th Infantry
  • Accomplishments: Graduate of U.S. Military Academy at West Point; Company Commander - F Company
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R.J. Acheson
  • Branch: US Navy
  • Rank: Seamen 1st Class
  • Home Town: Springfield, Mo
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1944-1945Lied about his age and quit school at 17 to join Navy. Was on board USS Missouri and watched signing of the surrender.
  • Accomplishments: Bravery by signing up at 17 to join Navy.
  • Medals: I don’t know
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William Acheson
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Engineman 2nd Class
  • Home Town: Atchison, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1965-1967
  • Unit: Aboard the USS Okanogan, troop carrier
  • Accomplishments: 5 trips to Vietnam
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Calvin Ackerson
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Radioman second class
  • Home Town: Seneca Missouri
  • Wartime Locations: Pacific Ocean
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943 to 1947
  • Major Battles: 7 major battle ribbons, some classified, 13 campaign medals. Battle of Iwo Jima, one of very few that saw the raising of the American flag on Iwo Jima.
  • Unit: On board the USS Suamico, refueling tanker
  • Accomplishments: seven major battles, saw the raising of the US flag on Iwo Jima
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Bob Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Technical Sgt
  • Home Town: Arcadia, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Camp Roberts, California Headquarters
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1941-1945
  • Unit: Administrative Non-Commissioned
  • Medals: Victory Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, Marksman's Rifle Medal
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Clayton Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Specialist E4
  • Home Town: Seneca, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Balad, Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: June 2005 to present
  • Unit: 110th Engineering Batalion
  • Accomplishments: 82nd AirbornServed in The Old Guard in Washington DC 2000-2004.
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Donald Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Tec 3
  • Home Town: Seneca, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Pacific Theatre
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1945
  • Major Battles: Northern Solomon. Luzon
  • Unit: 88 Signal Battlion
  • Medals: Good Conduct Medal, Philippines Liberation Ribbon, Bronze Star, Marksman, 5 other bars (unsure of what they are for)
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Harold Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Private
  • Home Town: Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Wartime Locations: Camp Fannin - Tyler, Texas and Camp Shelby in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Wartime Service Dates: November 11, 1943 - December 15, 1944
  • Unit: 65th Division - 259th Infantry
  • Accomplishments: Guarded German Prisoners of War at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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James Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Captain
  • Home Town: Nevada, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Chu Lai, Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1968-1969
  • Unit: 71 AHC, Americal Div. I Corp. RVN: 1st Platoon Leader; 71 Assault Helicopter Company
  • Accomplishments: Flew 1400 combat hours in Vietnam, was shot down 3 times
  • Medals: Recieved 2 Distinguished Flying Crosses, a Bronze star, and 25 Air medals (3 for valor)
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Joseph Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Fireman, 1st class
  • Home Town: Bazter Springs, Ks
  • Wartime Locations: Oki nawa, Nagasaki Japan
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1944-1946
  • Unit: Ship AP General W.A. Mann
  • Medals: Asiatic Pacific Campaign- Victory WW II
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Nadro Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: E7-Chief
  • Home Town: Pineville
  • Wartime Locations: On Ships
  • Wartime Service Dates: March 1951-April 1970
  • Major Battles: Korea and Vietnam
  • Unit: B.T.
  • Medals: Meritorious Medal
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Robert Adams
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Tech Sgt. / E6
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Desert Storm
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1995 Desert Storm
  • Medals: 19 metals
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Robert Adams
  • Branch: US Army
  • Rank: CPL
  • Home Town: Joplin
  • Wartime Locations: Korean Conflict
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1951 - 1953
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Donald Adamson
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank:
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Okinawa
  • Major Battles: WWII
  • Unit: C, 711th Battalion in Okinawa APO-180
  • Medals: Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, The Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/ 1 Bronze Star
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Ernie Adamson
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Sgt
  • Home Town: Seneca, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Wartime Service Dates: Nov 03-Aug 04
  • Major Battles: Operation enduring Iraqi freedom
  • Unit: 1st 279 Infantry in the Oklahoma Army; National Guard 45th Infantry Brigade
  • Medals: Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Combat Infantryman badge; Army Good Conduct Medal; 5 Army Achievement Medals; Global war on terroism medal; Armed expeditionary Medal; Military Merit Medal;War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Service Medal
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Joseph Adcock
  • Branch: U.S. Marines
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Home Town: Miami, OK
  • Wartime Locations: Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: 2004- Present
  • Major Battles: Secret Missions
  • Unit: 1st Marine Division, 5th MArine Regiment, 1st MArine Expeditionary Force, 24 Weapons Co Map 2 Unit 40300 15MEU
  • Accomplishments: Scored an 87 on ASFAB, qualified to guard President, won an extra $50,000 college scholarship on top of G.I. Bill
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Billy Adkins
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Sargent
  • Home Town: Carl Junction
  • Wartime Locations: Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: jan-july 2003 Operation Iraq Freedom dec-04-may05,sept05-march06,oct06-june07 operation enduring freedom sept09-june10
  • Major Battles: operation iraq freemdom operation enduring freedom
  • Unit: 96th Trans Co
  • Accomplishments: over 300,000 miles driven,lead vehicle commander, hit over 20 IED currently in EL Paso,Tx in wounded warriors unit
  • Medals: 3-Army Commindation medals,$ army achievment medals,3-good coduct medals,1-national defense medals,1-Iraq campaign medal,global war on terrorism expeditionary,global war on terrorism service medal,3 overseas service medal,2 purple hearts recommended for the silver star and another purple heart
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Warren Ahles
  • Branch: Army
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Home Town: Pineville, Mo
  • Wartime Locations: Inchon South Korea
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1951-1953
  • Unit: 8119th Battalion
  • Accomplishments: Operated the Locks in the Tidal Basin and the Yellow Sea.
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James Aikins
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Petty Officer
  • Home Town: Thayer, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Seoul, South Korea
  • Wartime Service Dates: October 2011- Present
  • Medals: IT, Systems Administrator, Marksman
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Ray Aikins
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class
  • Home Town: Erie, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Asiatic-Pacific Theatre
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1944-1946
  • Major Battles: Iwo Jima and Okinawa
  • Unit: Served on the USS LCI 757 with a crew of 60 sailors
  • Medals: American Theatre, Asiatic-Pacific w/ 2 stars, Phillipine Liberation
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Russell Aikins
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: T-4 (Technician 4th Grade)
  • Home Town: Chanute, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Los Alamos, NM
  • Wartime Service Dates: March 10, 1945-November 11, 1945
  • Unit: 9812nd TSU CE
  • Medals: Victory Medal
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