Lt. Gen. William “Bill” Welser III spent over 34 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 2005. Lt. Get. Welser served as Director of Operations and Logistics for U.S. Transportation Command, where he led operations supporting the response to 9/11.Read More
Carroll Oates joined the Army in 1969 and retired as a Lt. Colonel in 2007. He was deployed to both England and Germany as part of the US Army Medical Command Depot Support Team. As a Reserve Major he was deployed to Honduras as Company Commander of the Medical Team for MedRets. Oates was called back to active duty in 1991 and deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm where he served as Executive Officer of two Field Medical Units. He was awarded a Bronze Star, a Meritorious Service Medal and 4 Army Commendation Medals. He is on the Board of the Indian River County Veterans's Council and 2nd Vice President of the Indian River County Military Officers Association.
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William "Bill" Pickens III studied at the University of Vermont and majored in history and political science. He was the first African American student to be elected president of the student body.
In 1958, he joined the Air Force as a Second Lieutenant. Pickens’s position as Personnel Officer in the Air Force sent him across the world to Japan.
Ed Britt enlisted in the U.S. Army in Jan 1949 and retired as a Command Sergeant Major after 32 years of service.Read More
Marty Zickert is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel who spent over 30 years in the Air Force and Tennessee National Guard. Col. Zickert worked in Strategic Air Command (SAC) and flew as a navigator aboard KC-135 KC 135 tankers, RC135s, C124s and flew F4 fighters during the Vietnam War. After the Vietnam War Col. Zickert continued to work for SAC with the U.S. Military's strategic nuclear strike forces in the Philippines, Germany and United States.Read More
Peter M. F. Sichel's childhood was interrupted by the Nazis while growing up a Jew in Germany. He moved with his family to France in 1939, was imprisoned as an enemy alien and eventually escaped, reaching the United Stated in 1941.
Peter joined the Army shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor and served with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) sending spies into Germany. Peter eventually became a senior official with the Century Intelligence Agency (CIA) serving in Berlin, Hong Kong and Washington before joining his family wine business in 1960.
Bill Field joined the U.S. Army in 1971 and trained as a Radar Repair Technician. Bill served at White Sands Missile Base in New Mexico with C Company in the missile test and evaluation devision working with Continuous Wave Radar designed for the Hawk Missile System. After leaving the military Bill started a successful appliance repair company with his father. Bill is currently retired and is an active member of American Legion Post 419 in Amagansett, NY.Read More
Dr. Van Roger Tibbetts served as a dentist in the U.S. Navy from 1957-1981. Dr. Tibbetts served aboard the USS Bennington and the USS Kearsarge as well as serving in Da Nang, Vietnam.Read More
John served in the US Navy from 1957-60. This interview was recorded by Bob Beres and is about John's experiences while in Navy.Read More