Honoring Those Who Have Served

Stories

Gerald G. Schlund

Recently I spotted a letter to the editor in our Signal Newspaper by Jerry Schlund and lo and behold he signed off reporting that he

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Garo Papazian

It was in our social media world that I actually met Garo Papazian after exchanging Face Book comments and text messages with his ex-wife Phyllis

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Dan W. Petkunas

I met Dan Petkunas at Valencia Corner Bakery and was instantly intrigued as he expressed his life experiences. When I told him, he’s the first

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Anthony P. Alba

Mutual Army Service Discussing Anthony P. Alba’s military story was amazingly familiar since he and I served in the same infantry division at the same

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George R. Keene

George R. Keene was born April 21, 1923 at his family’s home in Highland Park, a suburb of Los Angeles, California. George is the youngest

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George H. Brown

Fighter Pilot Training George Brown was born October 16, 1924 in Rockwell, Iowa but he grew up in nearby Mason City graduating from Mason City

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Raymond L. Torres

Raymond Torres and I recently met at the Corner Bakery in Awesometown for 3 ½ hours and did not conclude our interview as we hit

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High hopes for vet monument

Working to finalize the design, front and back, of the Fallen Warriors monument, Bill Reynolds said he was hopeful Santa Clarita will sign off on

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Videos

Meeting the Brave
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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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Iraq War Veteran Ricky Slocum

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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