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Natick Veterans Stories

Afghanistan Interviews

David S. Ball

U.S. Air Force 1991–0000

As an ICU and Emergency Room nurse, David Ball had experience. He also had friends who were Air Force flight nurses and, wanting to make a diffe... more >>

Laurence Bazer

U.S. Army 1989–0000

Laurence Bazer became a chaplain in the U.S. Army in 1989. In his military career, he has served in the state National Guards in New York and Ma... more >>

Joseph J. Gallick

U.S. Army 1986–2009

Joseph "Father Joe" Gallick wanted to serve in the military because his relatives did so during World War II. An ordained priest with the Orthod... more >>

Thomas Lamont

National Guard 1985–0000

Thomas Lamont was born and raised in Natick, and was studying for a career in the media at Worcester State College when he decided to join the m... 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 >>

Kenneth Pitts

U.S. Army 1989–2012

Ken Pitts grew up as an “Army brat,” moving every three years to new postings, including Panama and West Germany. Shortly after he joined the Ar... more >>

Liam Walsh

U.S. Army 2006–0000

Liam Walsh graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2006, when the U.S. involvement in the Iraq war was at its height. Walsh wo... more >>


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