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Kari Otto

U.S. Army 1985–2011

Kari Otto joined the Army in the 1980s as a way to help pay for college. From ROTC at Colorado State University to garrison commander at the U.S... more >>

Paul Hasgill

U.S. Army 1942–1945

A grandson of a Civil War veteran, Paul Hasgill was raised in Natick. Drafted in December 1942, Hasgill would serve in the U.S. Army as a radio ... 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 >>

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 >>

Rolfe H. Smith

U.S. Air Force 1939–1945

Interview discussing Mr. Smith's Army Air Force service as an airplane mechanic and bus driver in Dakar (French West Africa), Algiers (Morocco) ... more >>

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