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JBSA members help local World War II veteran celebrate 101st birthday
February 10, 2022
JBSA members help local World War II veteran celebrate 101st birthday

Bob Dole, GOP senator, presidential nominee and decorated WWII veteran, dies at 98
December 6, 2021
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World War II nurse turns 100, recalls war experiences
December 13, 2019
Freda Haworth Coate (front row, right) holds the Army Nurse Corps Association coin given to her by Lt. Col. Karen Santiago (back row, left) and Lt. Col. Teresa Shiels, both with the 228 Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio. The coin was given to Coate during her 100th birthday celebration Nov. 20 in Leander, Texas. Coate served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in World War II in the South Pacific from 1943-45.

World War II aircrew member posthumously honored at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
October 4, 2018
A portrait by Colin Kimball of Bobby J. Younger, with B-17 and Ball Belly Turret depicted. The family of Younger, a World War II bombardier killed in action in 1944, were presented with Younger’s military awards posthumously received from the Department of the Army.

Local Navy recruiters honor World War II Veteran on 100th birthday
September 14, 2016
Navy veteran Tom Littleton admires the American flag and paddle presented to him on his 100th birthday from of Navy Recruiting District San Antonio recruiters in Devine, Texas, Aug. 27. Littleton served as a machinist's mate during World War II.