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Joseph Keefe

U.S. Army 1952–1954

Joe Keefe entered the Army during the height of the Korean War. Sent to Japan, he served as secretary to a colonel overseeing a replacement camp... more >>


William N. Eckerson

U.S. Marine Corps 1939–1945

With 20 of his classmates, Bill Eckerson wanted to enlist in the Marines right after the attack on Pearl Harbor, but was sent back to Colgate Co... more >>


Emerson Stamps

U.S. Army 1943–1946

Emerson Stamps was born in Arkansas, the son of sharecroppers and grandson of slaves. After his father died, he was sent to Kansas to live with ... more >>


Gustavus R. Ide, Jr "Gus"

U.S. Navy 1942–1946

With a degree in engineering, Gustavus (Gus) Ide enlisted in the Navy as an ensign in 1942. After months of indoctrination, Gus was assigned to ... more >>


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 >>


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