The Joseph P. Cascio Korean War Story My Father Joseph P. Cascio faithfully served his Country in the Korean War in the 45th Thunderbird Division. His Rank was Master Sergeant. He had a platoon of about seven men fighting in trenches on the front line and was pinned down. My father’s men spoke Italian and he instructed them to speak softly in Italian and stay low in order to throw…

 
 

Major Kurt Lee’s Birth date is shared with Stonewall Jackson. January 21st. The Major and I have been communicating for the past 2 Years or so,after I delivered a long held message to him from Colonel Archie Van¬†Winkle, given to me back in 1972 while I served under the Colonel’s Command with the Military Police, aboard Camp Pendleton, USMC Base, San Diego, California. The Colonel and I shared many cups of…

 
 

Below are a few of the letters that my father, Kenneth Zill, wrote to my mother, Rosalie Nash, while he was in the army from 1951-1952. They had just started to date when he was drafted, having to leave Michigan State College, his family and his new girlfriend. My father was a CPL. in the 45th Division, 180th Regiment, E Company, 2nd Battalion. To read more letters and see more…

 
 

This poem was written to honor my husband, Lt. Donald L. Jacobs. Don was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming. When he was drafted he became a Navy pilot, training in Pensacola. He was assigned to Korea. However, the poem should also honor the many pilots who have flown, survived, lost their lives or became missing in action. The movie “The Bridges at Toko-Ri” is very close to being accurate. Any number of…

 
 

Be the first to submit a tribute honoring a vet from the Korean War! If you are a veteran, know a veteran, or are related to a veteran, and would like to place a personal story on the Online Veterans Tribute, please mail it to: American Veterans Center 1100 N. Glebe Rd. Suite 910 Arlington, VA 22201 Or e-mail to: tribute@americanveteranscenter.org Stories should be submitted in Microsoft Word format, if possible. Any…