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Willard Gage, Jr.
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: E3
  • Home Town: Ft. Scott, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam & Cuba
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1963-1968
  • Major Battles: Vietnam War
  • Unit: Comando
  • Medals: Marksman Medal, Good Conduct Medal
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James Gagnon
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: PFC
  • Home Town: Picher, OK
  • Wartime Service Dates: 7/15/05-still active
  • Accomplishments: Military intellingence
  • Medals: maksmanship
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Jim Gahagan
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  • Rank: Sgt
  • Home Town: St Paul, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Korea
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1953-54
  • Medals: None listed
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Christopher Gailey
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Sargent
  • Home Town: Ochelata, Oklahoma
  • Wartime Locations: Iraq, AfghanistanKilled in Action November 1, 2011.
  • Wartime Service Dates: June,2007 - November 1, 2011
  • Unit: 700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Medals: National Defense service Medal,Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Oklahoma Long Service Ribbon.
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Mark Galindo
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: specialist
  • Home Town: arma kansas
  • Wartime Locations: Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: september '04 to december '05
  • Unit: Company A 891st Engineers
  • Medals: Iraq Freedom Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Medal
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James Gambill
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Spec 4
  • Home Town: Miami, OK
  • Unit: 326 Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Ft. Campbell, KY
  • Accomplishments: 28 Parachute Jumps
  • Medals: Parachute Wings, Expert Rifleman
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Harold Gamble
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: SSGT
  • Home Town: Ritchey, Mo
  • Wartime Locations: Japan, Korea, Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1946 (WWII), 1950 (Korea), 1966-1967 (Vietnam)
  • Unit: WWII- Ph.M.3/C USN, USMC-Okinawa Japan.Korea-19th Inf. Reg. 24th Inf. Reg. 34th Inf. Reg. 25th Inf. Div.Vietnam-542nd Medical Co 20 P. 1st Air Cav Div Mobile
  • Medals: numerous
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James Gamble
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Private
  • Home Town: Ritchey, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Neice, France
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1914-1918
  • Major Battles: WWI
  • Unit: Cook COB 350 Infantry Reg.
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Joyce Gange-Storm
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Major
  • Home Town: Oswego, KS
  • Major Battles: Operation Southern Watch, Allied Force, Joint Forge, Joint Guardian, Enduring Freedom, Deployed for Afghanistan again in August 2006
  • Medals: Humerous commendations; coined; awards
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Leon Gann
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Private
  • Home Town: Jay, OK
  • Wartime Locations: ENGLAND, BELGIUM
  • Wartime Service Dates: DECEMBER 1944
  • Major Battles: BULGE
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Milton Ganz
  • Branch: U.S. Marines
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Home Town: Joplin
  • Wartime Locations: Middle East, Africa
  • Wartime Service Dates: unknown
  • Major Battles: Operation Desert Shield/Storm/Stay
  • Unit: Alph Co 1/4 weapon platoon
  • Medals: combat action ribbon, Armed Forces Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal (twice), Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 1 star, Expert Rifle (three times), Expert Pistol (twice)
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George Garber
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Coporal
  • Home Town: Sarcoxie, Mo
  • Wartime Locations: London, France
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1942 - 1945
  • Major Battles: Normandy Invasion
  • Unit: 387th Bombardment Group
  • Medals: He was awarded the Soldiers Medal and Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster during the liberation of France
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Woodrow Garde
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: PFC
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Locations: European Theater
  • Wartime Service Dates: WWII 1943-1945
  • Unit: not known
  • Medals: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
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Donald Gardner
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Chief Petty Officer
  • Home Town: Japser, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Cuban Blockade, Vietnam (3 Tours)
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1962, 1966-1972
  • Unit: USS Independence, USS Hancock, USS Constellation, USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA 31)
  • Medals: 4 Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Battle Efficiency "E" 1977
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LaVerne Gardner
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: WT2c (Gunner on 20mm Gun @ General Quarters)
  • Home Town: Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Wartime Locations: Philippines 1944 - 1945; Okinawa 1945; USS Monitor joined the 3rd Fleet to enter Sagami Wan Bay, Japan on August 27, 1945, then on August 30, 1945 took on board 1,000 bluejackets from battleships Missouri, Indiana, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Alabama, and conducted the first landing on the Japanese homeland at the Yokosuka Naval Base. The Monitor departed Japan on September 19, 1945
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943 thru 1946
  • Major Battles: Battle of Leyte Gulf, October, 1944; Invasion of Luzon, January 13, 1945; Invasions of San Felipe and LaPaz, January 29, 1945; Invasion of Grande Island in Subic Bay on January 30, 1945; "D-Day" landings on Okinawa, April 1, 1945
  • Unit: USS Monitor, Osage Class Landing Ship
  • Accomplishments: Gunner on one of the ships 20mm Guns during General Quarters/Battle Stations
  • Medals: None Known - USS Monitor earned 4 Battle Stars for World War II Service
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Lonnie Garner Jr.
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Specialist 5
  • Home Town: Picher Okla.
  • Wartime Locations: Viet Nam
  • Wartime Service Dates: Feb.1969 Feb.1970
  • Major Battles: Viet Nam
  • Unit: 1st.Field Forces B Battery6th Bn. 32nd Artilary
  • Medals: National Defence Service MetalViet Nam Service MetalViet Nam Conflect Metal2 Oversea's BarsSharp Shooters Metal W/M14Expert Metal W/M16Good Conduct MetalThe Army Commadtion Metal for Meritorious Service in the Republic of Viet Nam
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Gracie Garofalo
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank:
  • Home Town: Cherryvale, KS
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1946
  • Accomplishments: Worked in Aircraft during her service
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Bobbie Garrett
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Petty Officer 2nd Class
  • Home Town: Liberal MO
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1961
  • Unit: served on USS Shelldrake
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Lee Garrett
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Corporal - Medium Tank Crewman
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Normandy and Northern France, Ardennes (Belgium), Central Europe, Rhineland (Germany)
  • Wartime Service Dates: June 1944-September 1945
  • Major Battles: Battle of the Bulge, Falaise Gap; battles of Mons, Mortain, Cologne, capture of Dessau on the Elbe
  • Unit: 32nd Armored (Spearhead) Division, First Army, Company D, Combat Command A
  • Accomplishments: Breaching of the Seigfried Line, liberation of the Nordhausen Death Camp, greatest one day advance (101 miles) by any division against opoosition in the entire war.
  • Medals: 5 Bronze Stars, Purple Heart, American Defense Service Ribbon, European-African-Middleastern Theatre Campaign, 4 Overseas bars, Good Conduct Medal, Expert and Sharpshooter badges
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Lucas Garrett
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Specialist
  • Home Town: Altamont & Oswego, KS area
  • Wartime Locations: Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: Jan 2003 - July 2003, then September 2004 to present
  • Major Battles: Initial invasion of Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Unit: 891st Engineer Battalion
  • Accomplishments: Was in initial invasion of Iraq and was back in Iraq for 1st Citizens Voting since the Fall of Sadaam
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Gary Garrison
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Staff Sgt. E-6, Sec.2 and ES
  • Home Town: Iola, Kansas
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: June 1971-1975
  • Unit: Ft.Carson Co. 11th infantry PTL2
  • Accomplishments: CIV-badge, EIV-badge.
  • Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, and sharp shooters medal.
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William Gash
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: 1st Sargent
  • Home Town: Pittsburg, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Salzburg, AustriaBerlin, Germany
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1945
  • Unit: Engineering Unit
  • Accomplishments: He served as a cook in the Army
  • Medals: Service Metal
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Aubrey Gass
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: MSGT
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Europe, Korea
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1945, 1961-1962
  • Major Battles: Sicilian, Naples Foggia, Rome Arno, S. France, Rhineland, Central Europe
  • Unit: HQ & A Com 1st Bct Bn 1st Bde USAtCI (Ft. Benning, GA)
  • Medals: 6 Bronze Stars, 5 Purple Hearts, Good Conduct Medal with 6 loops, National Defense Medal, Commendation Medal
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Michael Gates
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: E4
  • Home Town: Uniontown Kansas
  • Wartime Locations: Baghdad Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: 05-06Currently in Iraq unil '09
  • Major Battles: OIF
  • Unit: Bravo Company 1st Batallion 22nd Infantry 1BCT 4th Infantry Division
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