MOULTRIE — David Chapman, in both poses in the portrait, served in Vietnam in 1970, when that photo was taken. He trained at ‘Tiger Land,’ Fort Polk, La., in 1969.
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“Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001?” is a phrase that brings an immediate reaction in people and they can tell you right where they were. But before that, another phrase brought a similar reaction — “Where were you on Dec. 7, 1941?” — the day the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
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World War II battle changed Ubertacci's life
If you know where to look, you can see Bill Ubertacci’s medals when he opens the front door of his Southwest Moultrie home. They’re displayed in a handsome frame along with a World War II-era photo of him in his Marine Corps uniform and other memorabilia of his time in the Corps.
Moultrie volunteer tapped for DAR's top award
A longtime volunteer for veterans causes is being recognized with the highest honor of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Col. Hoyt Holland of Moultrie has received the DAR Medal of Honor, the most prestigious honor awarded by the National Society DAR, according to the John Benning Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution — the Moultrie chapter of the organization.
Veterans groups work together on veterans bus
So what happens when you get all the veterans groups in Colquitt County together? Well, they take you for a ride … literally.
Representatives of all of the county’s American Legion posts plus the Veterans of Foreign Wars post work together on the Veterans Activities Committee, whose biggest project is the veterans bus.
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Moultrie native receives Purple Heart for WW II service
It has been well over half a century since Japan surrendered and Turk Turner left the Japanese prison camp that was his home for 3 1/2 years.
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