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Of Special Note…

Of Special Note… Interesting facts about the men of the 192nd, as well as their families.   Robert Brooks, D Company, an African-American, was the first tanker killed in WWII at Clark Field. Brooks Field at Fort Knox, Kentucky is named in his honor. Henry Deckert, B Company, was the first tanker KIA in tank to tank...

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Pat’s Grandson In Afghanistan

Here’s a great article online about MBDO Treasurer Pat Besaw’s step-grandson on duty in Afghanistan. Find the article by clicking here. In addition, Pat shared an article from 2007 about a cross country trip he took on his bike from his home in La Grange Park to the Pacific Ocean. And finally, she included in this...

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New Photos Added – Capas Vets Week 2014

Col. McMahon has uploaded and curated photos from the 2014 Veterans Day event at Capas Shrine. Find it here

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Maywood Bataan Day parade – September 14, 1980

Some of this video may not be available in countries other than the US due to copyright restrictions on some of the music used in the original soundtrack of this video. In the interest of historic preservation, I have decided to not edit out that...

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