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Elvin Jabben
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Home Town: Independence, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Korea
  • Wartime Service Dates: Sept. 1952- March 1954
  • Major Battles: Hamburger Hill
  • Unit: 5th Regimental Combat Team
  • Medals: Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal w/ 2 Bronze Stars, Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Good Conduct Medal, U.N. Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal
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Henry Jackman
  • Branch: U.S. Marines
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Home Town: Moran, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1968-1969
  • Unit: 2nd Marine Division, Field Artillery
  • Medals: National Defense Service Medal, Marine Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon
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Marvin Jackman
  • Branch: U.S. Marines
  • Rank: PFC
  • Home Town: Moran, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Mariana Islands in the Pacific
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1946
  • Major Battles: Saipan, Tinian, Okinawa
  • Unit: Co. B, 1st Battalion, 6th Regiment, 2nd Marine Division
  • Medals: Purple Heart
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Bill Jackson
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: SWCN
  • Home Town: Riverton, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Anlock, Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1972-1973
  • Major Battles: Battle of Anlock
  • Unit: Seabees 5th Battalion, Navyseal
  • Medals: Good conduct, National defense service, Vietnam service, Vietnam campaign, M-16 Qualified sharpshooter award,
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Eric Jackson
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Specialist
  • Home Town: Caney, KS
  • Wartime Service Dates: January 6,2006
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Gary Jackson
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Staff Sgt. with 4 Stripes
  • Home Town: iola, Ks
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam, Turkey, Oklahoma, Mississippi, New York
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1971-1977
  • Major Battles: Vietnam
  • Unit: VET 63
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Lloyd Jackson
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Tech Sergeant
  • Home Town: Asbury, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Okinawa, Taiwan, Kora, Philippines, & Thailand
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1951-1973
  • Accomplishments: He was an aerospace Ground Equipment Repair Tech and served in several different units as ground support of fighter jets
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Ray Jackson
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: SGT
  • Home Town: Baxter Springs, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Burma, India
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1945
  • Major Battles: Merrils Merardas
  • Unit: Merrils Merardas
  • Medals: Good conduct, Combat infantry badge
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John Jackson, JR
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: AT2 promoted to Second Class Petty Officer
  • Home Town: Chanute, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Persian Gulf on Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson
  • Wartime Service Dates: March 15, 2005 - July 4, 2005
  • Major Battles: Global War on Terrorism
  • Unit: Strike Fighter Attack Squadron 146 (VFA-146)
  • Accomplishments: Worked on F/A 18 Hornets.
  • Medals: Global War on Terrorism Medal, Global War on Terroism Expeditionary medal, The Sea Service Ribbon. Earned Elisted Aviation Warfar Specialist Wings & Good Conduct MEdal.
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John Jackson, SR
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: AX2
  • Home Town: Picher, OK
  • Wartime Locations: Tecerria, Azores, Portugal
  • Unit: Nas Azores
  • Medals: Good Conduct, Expert Rifleman, Expert Pistol
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Bobby Jack,sr
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: petty officer 2nd class
  • Home Town: Sarcoxie Mo
  • Wartime Locations: aboard USS Jason stationed Sasebo,Japan
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1948==1952
  • Unit: served aboard USSJason 3yrs
  • Accomplishments: Korean service ribbon
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Evert Jaco
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: BM-0164 Assault Boat Coxswain (E6)
  • Home Town: Cape Girardeao, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 4 tours
  • Major Battles: too many to remember
  • Unit: Navy
  • Medals: Good Conduct Medal (3 times), Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal
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James Jacobs
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: SPC E-4
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Boblingen, Germany; Riyhad Saudia Arabia
  • Wartime Service Dates: March 1989 - November 1992
  • Major Battles: Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm
  • Unit: HHC 3rd BN 34th Armored Div.
  • Medals: 2 Presidential Unit Citations, Kuwait Liberation Medal, 2 SW Asia Service Medals; Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal & 3 Army Achievement Medals
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Larry Jacobs
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Tech Sergeant
  • Home Town: Sarcoxie, MO
  • Wartime Locations: Thailand, Okinawa, Guam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1968-1973
  • Major Battles: Vietnam, Operation Linebacker II, B-52 Crew Chief
  • Unit: SAC- Strategic Air Command, MAC- Military Airlift Command, SMW- Strategic Missile Wing
  • Accomplishments: Adopted child from Thailand
  • Medals: Bronze Star, AF Commidation Medal with one device, AF Good Conduct Medal with five devices, Small Arms Expert Rifle, AF Longetivity Service Ribbon with three devices, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, AF Outstanding Award with two devices, Republic Vietnam Gallantry Cross with device, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
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John Jacquinot (Jack-wi-not)
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: E9 HMC, Chief Hospital Corpsman
  • Home Town: Walnut, KS
  • Wartime Service Dates: Dec 1985-Dec 2006
  • Unit: Navy Operational Support Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Accomplishments: Taught water survival to pilots, worked with reservist units, etc.
  • Medals: Numerous Medals and Commendations
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Arthur James
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Tec 5
  • Home Town: Girard, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Australia, New Guinea, Dutch East Indes
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1942-1945
  • Major Battles: Phillipines
  • Unit: 3752 Quartermaster Trucking Co.
  • Medals: numerous
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Bob James
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Petty Officer Second Class
  • Home Town: Frontenac, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Pacific Area
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1946
  • Major Battles: Philippines Liberation
  • Unit: USS Marcus Island Carrier Vessel Escort 77
  • Medals: Victory Medal, 6 Bronze Stars, Navy Occupation Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon.
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Bob James
  • Branch: U.S. Air Force
  • Rank: Tech Sargent
  • Home Town: Seneca, MO
  • Wartime Locations: VietnamThailand
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1967-19681973-1974
  • Unit: Tactical Air Command
  • Medals: Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct, Presidental Unit Citation
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H. James
  • Branch: U.S. ArmyU.S. Navy
  • Rank: Chief Petty Officer
  • Home Town: Joplin, MO
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1946 - 1967
  • Accomplishments: On an public educational team throughout the US Re: Hiroshima/Atomic bomb
  • Medals: Navy Occupation, WWII Victory, National Defense, Good Conduct.
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Leon James
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: PFC
  • Home Town: Girard, KS
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1938-1941
  • Accomplishments: Killed in an accident
  • Medals: no information available
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Leslie James
  • Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Rank: Chief Petty Officer
  • Home Town: Girard, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Pacific
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1941-1946
  • Unit: served on many different aircraft carriers
  • Medals: Good Conduct Medal, Pacific Campaign, WWII Victory Medal, American Defense, American Campaign
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Mark James
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: Private E-2
  • Home Town: Columbus, Kansas
  • Wartime Locations: Iraq
  • Wartime Service Dates: October 1, 2008 to still serving in Iraq
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Richard James
  • Branch: U.S. Army
  • Rank: E4
  • Home Town: Joplin Mo.
  • Wartime Locations: Vietnam
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1969 through 1970
  • Unit: Scout Dog Handler58th IPSD 101 1st airborn Inf
  • Accomplishments: lead the dogs out in front of the troops to search for mines and ambushes
  • Medals: he was award a bronze star
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William James
  • Branch: U.S. Marines
  • Rank: Gunny SGT
  • Home Town: Girard, KS
  • Wartime Locations: Korea
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1950-1952
  • Major Battles: 3
  • Unit: 1st Marine Division Dog Company 7th
  • Medals: 3 Purple Hearts, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Korean Presidential Citation Ribbon, Republic of Korean War Service Ribbon
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