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Brice Bragg

Brice Bragg

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Master Sargent
Hometown: Sandersville GA
Wartime Service Dates: March 1954- December 1976
Wartime Locations: Korea - 3 times  Vietnam-1 time
Major Battles: Unknown
Military Service Dates: March 1954-December 1976
Significant Accomplishments:
Medals: Many to include a bronze star

Ralph Barbee

Ralph Barbee Jr.

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Sergeant First Class
Hometown: Greensboro, NC
Wartime Service Dates: 1965 -1966
Wartime Locations: Vietnam
Major Battles: Bien Hoa Air Base
Military Service Dates: 11/11/1958 - 5/01/1980
Unit: 173rd Airborne Brigade
Significant Accomplishments: Helped save lives by removing wounded and injured soldiers to safety for treatment.
Medals: National Defense Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Vietnam Service Medal w/ 3 Bronze service Stars; Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm; Airborne Wings; Parachutist Badge; Combat Infantryman's Badge; 2 Overseas Service Bars; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Expert Rifle; Sharpshooter Badge w/Pistal Bar; Good Conduct Medal 6th Award; Meditorious Service Medal

Gerald Baryo

Gerald T. Baryo

Branch of Service: Marines
Rank: Lance Corporal
Hometown: McCormick SC
Wartime Service Dates: 12-29-66 to 8-21-67
Wartime Locations:  Vietnam
Major Battles: Unknown
Military Service Dates: July 66 to July 68
Unit: 333 Lima Company
Significant Accomplishments: Staying alive on the front line.
Medals: purple heart (8-21-67)
Remarks: I am very proud to be married to this marine!

Melvin Boseman

Melvin Boseman

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: CSM
Hometown: North Augusta, SC
Wartime Service Dates:
Wartime Locations: Vietnam
Major Battles: Unknow
Military Service Dates: 1967-1996
Significant Accomplishments:
Medals: Purple Heart, Bronze Star.


Euguen Cook

Eugene W. Cook

Branch of Service: Navy
Rank: Petty officer 2nd class
Hometown: Augusta
Wartime Service Dates: 1943-1945
Wartime Locations: Pacific Ocean and islands from Tahiti to Japan
Major Battles: Leyte in Philippines 6 battle stars
Military Service Dates: 1943-1945
Unit: LSM-118
Significant Accomplishments: 6 major engagements
Metals: 6 battle stars, Philippines Liberation medal, Victory medal, Good Conduct and others
Remarks: A kamikaze blew up and knocked him off the anti-aircraft gun, knocked him unconscious.

Dustin r Crawford

Dustin R. Crawford

Branch of Service: Marines
Rank: E-3
Hometown: Keysville
Wartime Service Dates:
Wartime Locations:
Major Battles:
Military Service Dates: 05-08-2001 to 05-07-2006
Unit: USMC-11
Significant Accomplishments: 6113 Helicopter Mechanic CH-53 4yrs 3 months
Metals: Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Certificate of Appreciation (3rd Award), Letter of Appreciation, Rifle Marksman Badge

Claudia B Griffith

Claudia R. Davis

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Chief Warrant Officer
Hometown: Lewistown,PA
Wartime Service Dates: Desert Shield/Storm
Wartime Locations: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Major Battles: Desert Shield/Storm
Iraqi Freedom (Mortuarty Officer)
Military Service Dates: Nov. 1985- Jan. 2007
Unit: Defense IntelligeyAgency
Significant Accomplishments: Served as Defense Attaché Offices in Beirut, Lebanon; Caracas, Venezuela; Rangoon, Burma. Received Bachelor Degree.
Metals: Defense Meritorious Medal; Joint Service Commendation; ; Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Army Food Conduct Medal ; National Defense Service Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Service Star; Kuwait Liberation Medal

Kevin Hendrickson

Kevin J. Hendrickson

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: E4
Hometown: Augusta
Wartime Service Dates: 2010-2011
Wartime Locations: Afghanistan
Major Battles:
Military Service Dates: 2006-2011
Significant Accompli


Coregalious A. Humphries

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: E-4
Hometown: Augusta
Wartime Service Dates: 3/2008-5/2009
Wartime Locations: Iraq
Major Battles:
Military Service Dates: 1/2007-7/2011
Significant Accomplishments:

Gerald Luckey

Gerald W. Luckey,SR.

Branch of Service: Marines
Rank: Master Gunnery Sergeant - serving up to grade E 9
Hometown: Augusta, Georgia
Wartime Service Dates: June 1965 and wounded in Dec 3,1965 operation harvest moon 1965. Returned in May 1968 and wounded again in battle at A Shau Valley in 1969.
Wartime Locations: South Vietnam, and Laos.
Major Battles: Operation A Shau Valley
Military Service Dates: June 1961 - April 1989
Unit: 1965 India Company 3/3. HNS Company 2/9 in 1968 - 1969.
Significant Accomplishments: 1969 was assigned as a section leader, 3rd section, for 81 mortars.
Metals: Two Purple Hearts. On Dec 3, 1965 wounded in right thigh VC ambush. On Feb 20,1969 wounded by shrapnel by 82 millimeter mortar. Received Combat promotion as Staff Sergeant

Jarrell Sampay

Jarrell D. Sampay

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: Staff Sergeant (Retired)
Hometown: New Iberia, Louisiana
Wartime Service Dates: o February 2003 - December 2003
o September 2004 - December 2005
o November 2012 - April 2013
Wartime Locations: o IRAQ
o Afghanistan
Major Battles: Operation IRAQ Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Military Service Dates: November 1998 - April 2015
Unit: 7th Engineer, Fort Drum
Significant Accomplishments: o Drill Sergeant
o Instructor Writer
o Lost no soldier to war

James willis

James R. Willis

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: E8
Hometown: Jesup, GA
Wartime Service Dates: Vietnam War 1964 and 1972
Wartime Locations: Vietnam War
Major Battles:
Military Service Dates: 1961 through 1981
Significant Accomplishments: Purple Heart

Davis wilmoth

David W. Wilmoth

Branch of Service: Army
Rank: E5
Hometown: Augusta, Ga.
Wartime Service Dates: When my husband was in the Virginia Army National Guard his unit was federalized & trained to go to Desert Shield. Their unit
trained for 60 days until they were ready & then the day that they were to ship out overseas they were on the tarmac; ready to board the plane & was told to stand down that the war was over. So we were truly blessed on that day.
Wartime Locations: Northern Virginia & Virginia Beach.
Major Battles: Desert Shield
Military Service Dates: 1989 till 1997
Unit: B Btry 1st 246 29Div Virginia Army National Guard
Significant Accomplishments: National Defense Ribbon,& trained for "Desert Shield" & Marksman Ribbon
Metals: Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Ribbon

Robert Young

Robert W. Young

Branch of Service: Air Force
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Hometown: Thomson
Wartime Service Dates: February 1969 - April 1971
Wartime Locations: Republic of Vietnam - Saigon, Tuy Hoa, Nha Trang
Major Battles:
Military Service Dates: July 1967 - April 1971
Unit: Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), Armed Forces Vietnam Network (AFVN)
Significant Accomplishments:
Metals: twice awarded Joint Services Commendation Medal for wartime service