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James Sam Agostinelli

U.S. Navy 1942–1947

James "Sam" Agostinelli graduated from Natick High School in 1937 and enlisted in the Navy in 1942 "to see the world." In his six years of servi... more >>


Brett Conaway

National Guard 2003

While at Roger Williams University, Brett Conaway joined the ROTC program. Following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, he was called t... more >>


Mary Ellen Crawford Ames

Red Cross 1941–1945

After graduating from Wellesley College in 1940, Mary Ellen Crawford Ames, like many of her classmates, wanted to follow their college president... more >>


Richard Doran "Dick"

U.S. Navy 1941–1945, 1951–1953

Richard Doran decided to volunteer for the Navy in his senior year of high school and after four weeks of basic training in Bainbridge, Md., was... more >>


Thomas J. Hudner

U.S. Navy 1946–1953

Graduating from the US Naval Academy in 1946, Hudner was assigned to a cruiser north of Shanghai as a ship's signal officer. Receiving his wings... more >>


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