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Every week, we ask area residents a question. The question may be serious, or it may be light-hearted. We will print the answers we receive here.
For this week’s question we asked:
Who in your family has served in the United States Armed Forces? What branch were they in and where did they serve?
My grandfather on my father’s side, Arthur Lee Walters, served in WWI in the US Navy approximately 1918. My father, Paul Arthur Walters, served in WWII in the US Navy in the Pacific Theater. My brother Arthur Paul Walters, Des Moines, IA, served during the Vietnam conflict in the US Army but never went overseas, I served during the Vietnam conflict in the US Navy in the Pacific, but never went overseas. – Walt Walters
My son served in the Navy during Desert Storm. – Barbara Ridenour
My dad served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. – Kim Stamper
My son is in the Army and stationed in South Korea. My bother-in-law was in the Army and served during the Vietnam War, my uncle served in the Army during the Korean War, another uncle served in the Army during World War II and I also have cousins who have served. – Doran Coberly
My dad served in World War II in the Army. – Marsha Miller
Next week’s question is: Do you plan on going out for Black Friday? If so, what are some major items you’ll be looking for? E-mail answers to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 417-683-4181.