Honoring Those Who Have Served

Stories

Terry Mitchell Collier — U.S. Navy

In April 1981, Terry Collier enlisted in the Navy, motivated to follow in her father’s footsteps. 
“Because he was in the Navy I never considered any other branch, that just would have been weird,” she said. “Watching my dad study so diligently and work so hard for advancement in ranking really helped make me better at studying.”

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Shane Steinhart – U.S. Navy – Castaic Resident

Shane Steinhart chose the Navy because he was a good swimmer. “I really didn’t like camping or being in the dirt all that much — I like fishing, and I would rather be on a boat. I could jump off the boat and go swimming,” Steinhart said. “The only deciding factor really was for me was the Marines or the Navy. I scored high enough on the ASVAB score that they were kind of fighting over me.”

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Local veteran gifted home

The Santa Clarita Veteran Services Collaborative has selected a local veteran to be gifted the full title to a family residence thanks to a contribution

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WWII veteran dies at 97

Paul Yadlosky, a World War II veteran, died recently at the age of 97. After moving to Burbank from Ely, Minnesota, in his late teens

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WWII veteran dies at 98

William Harrington, a World War II pilot and war hero, died recently at the age of 98. Harrington was described by his daughter Mary Atchison,

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Videos

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Dick Ramsey, World War II

Propelled by the tragic outcome of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dick Ramsey stepped forward and served his country, a nation still healing from assault.

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Gordon Rogers, World War II

After enduring tragedy in childhood, Gordon Rogers went on to perform one of the most hair-raising duties during World War II as a teenager, participating in America’s massive offensive to pulverize Hitler’s Nazi Germany.

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Meeting the Brave: Jim Hackett

Meeting the Brave is The Signal’s six-part video series taking a unique snapshot into the valiant efforts taken by six local veterans to protect freedom and the values we have as Americans.
The series is hosted by Vietnam War veteran and Santa Clarita resident Bill Reynolds, one of the “Boys of ’67,” Charlie Company, 4th/47th, 9th Infantry Division.

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