Honoring Those Who Have Served
Homes for Veteran Families Recently, I had the great pleasure of meeting USMC Veteran Fernando Sanchez and his lovely wife Tatiana at their nicely appointed
Happenstance Last week, while going on my daily five mile walk, I bumped into Tom Hemphill who lives on the next street over from
SCV Volunteer You may ask, why would I write about a non SCV resident Veteran so I’m laying it out right here. I have
It’s a Small World I’ve known Robert Gasior a number of years from attending my grandsons’ baseball games at Valencia’s Hart Baseball Complex where
Word of Mouth While attending a local Republican Women’s club luncheon of which I was invited to speak, club member Sharon Sega informed me of
Opportunity Knocked Recently, I met Bernie at Valencia’s Corner Bakery where we had coffee while we chatted and I interviewed him for two hours. When
War Stories Galore Recently, I met with my ole Army pal Bob Good who introduced me to his close buddy for over 40 years, Larry
Impromptu Meeting Recently, my sister JoAnn and I took our 93 year young mother to lunch at Canyon Country’s Route 66 Restaurant where I
Signal Newspaper Ad I recently met Dick Ramsey at his daughter Patrice’s home following an e-mail that I received from him, which he sent
I’ve been familiar with Kevin Duxbury’s service to our country and to our community for quite some time, but when I spotted him at a
Signal Seeks Veterans Dan Andrews contacted me through our Signal Newspaper’s weekly notice for Veterans to provide me their military branch and years of
Tommy Rendezvous Thomas J. Martin first became known to me at our Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Patriots Luncheon in July 2017, when he
The Text Message It was late September 2017 that Timothy Davis, founder of The Greatest Generations Foundation, sent a text informing me that he
WWII Gold Star Family Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting two members of one of the longest living family residents of Santa Clarita
Swapping Old War Stories For months I had reached out to Don for an interview after his son mentioned that his Dad was a Vietnam
Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part series. The first half of this profile published Friday Oct. 20. Transitioning to Hazardous Duty
Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of a two-part feature on Max Morgan. Chapter II I found Max Morgan’s personal story so interesting
Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a two-part story. Galvanizing Story Recently, Max Morgan sent me an e-mail in response to our Friday
Uncle Henry Recently, I received a phone call from Jennifer Alvarado of Canyon Country asking me if her Uncle Henry Acuna’s name would be
First of all, we are very fortunate to live in such a wonderful community as the Santa Clarita Valley and it seems everyone knows a
I first met Bernie Katz at our American Legion Hall in Newhall right after our Memorial Day Ceremony earlier this year, and, after a brief
It is with great sadness that I must report WWII Veteran Louis J. Brousseau, Jr. passed away at 10:39 p.m. on Sept. 5, 2017.
Captain Radio Meeting Santa Clarita Valley’s wonderful Veterans at Valencia’s Corner Bakery is become quite habit forming and their cinnamon rolls are definitely tasty.
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.