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Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Courtesy photo Amos Clemmons, newly minted 1st Lieutenant.

Part I For this week’s Veterans page, I chose to interview a very interesting and delightful fellow. Meet Chaplain Amos E. Clemmons, retired Colonel – US Army. We must have talked for over 5 hours...

Ian Caddow – Annapolis Midshipman – Saugus Resident

For this week’s Veterans page, I chose to interview a young man who is not yet a Veteran but will be down the road. Currently, our California 25th Congressional District has a whopping 35...

Louis J. Brousseau, Jr. – WWII Veteran – Canyon Country Resident

Visiting with Lou and his wonderful daughter Bonnie was a sincere pleasure and at 97years young Lou’s great sense of humor has not diminished. Nazi’s Occupy Norway Louis J. Brousseau, Jr. was born September 14, 1919...

Delorean C. Robinson – U.S. Marine Corps Veteran – Canyon Country Resident

Recently, I met Delorean Robinson and his sweet family to discuss his military service and I have to say, his story is one of the most unique of all 28 Veterans I’ve interviewed to...

Theodore J. Kircher – Marine Corps Veteran – Canyon Country Resident

I met Ted Kircher after reading a recent Signal Newspaper article about Ted, a Marine Corps Veteran, who offered a grave site to a family who had lost their daughter in a tragic traffic...

Mary Stefko – WWII Navy Wave Veteran – Newhall Resident

Meeting Mary Stefko and her daughter-in-law Janet recently was a true delight and their hospitality was much appreciated. Mary is a treasure and she’s just as feisty as ever; such a wonderful disposition and...

Vets revisiting attack on Pearl Harbor showered with love and respect

Two dozen old soldiers who returned this week to Pearl Harbor for the 75th anniversary of the attack, some in wheelchairs, others shaky on their feet, found themselves showered with love and respect as...

Bill Reynolds of The Signal goes to Pearl Harbor with 72 veterans

  Bill Reynolds, The Signal Director of Veterans Affairs, and some 72 veterans and Pearl Harbor Survivors went to Pearl Harbor as part of the Greatest Generations Foundation’s mission “to ensure that their legacies are recorded...

Ervin D. Thuerk – WWII Veteran – Valencia Resident

It was quite a treat to visit with Ervin and Shirley Thuerk recently at their well appointed Oakmont apartment and I so appreciated their genuine hospitality. Ervin’s recollection of his military service along with...

Knight’s veterans treatment bill passes House

A federal bill that would begin a one-year pilot program to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress and other brain issues -- using new, high-tech but still experimental neurological treatments -- has passed the...

Suspect crashes car then carjacks nearby Hyundai at gunpoint

A carjacking allegedly occurred in front of Valencia Country Club Sunday afternoon after a person crashed his car into a curb and demanded the...

Saugus boys hoops season ends on the road