WATCH: History Flight returns a WWII Colorado vet home – Denverite
On Oct. 8, 2016, the nonprofit History Flight gathered the families of five WWII soldiers killed on the beaches of Tarawa, a crucial waypoint for Allied forces to enter the Pacific theatre. That morning they buried one of these soldiers, PFC Ronald Vosmer, near his parents and grandparents in Fairmount Cemetery. Vosmer was the the most recently buried of 23 identified bodies discovered in a mass grave at Tarawa. His homecoming means a closure for his family and the end of a 73 year-long mystery. Watch the video.
Warning: this video contains footage of human remains.
VA Secretary Robert McDonald
Veterans Administration Secretary Robert McDonald meets with the American Legion at his office in Washington D.C. on October 28th to discuss the Legion’s position on the VA.
Pictured are (l to r) Louis Celli, Jr, National VA&R Director; Jake Comer, Past National Commander; Secretary Robert McDonald; National Commander Charlie Schmidt; Ralph Bozella, Chairman National VA&R Commission; Dirk Levy, aide to National Commander.
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