Army Sergeant Luco Clarizio

After guarding the Korean DMZ for most of his tour of duty in the Army during the Vietnam War, Luco Clarizio watched over fallen soldiers returning to the States, escorting their caskets from the airport to the cemetery.

Army Specialist 3 Guy Cardarelli

Stationed in Germany more than a decade after World War II, Guy Cardarelli witnessed firsthand the lingering devastation wrought by fierce Allied bombing.

Air Force Specialist Dominick Gobbo

An electronics specialist for the Air Force at the tail end of World War II, Dominick Gobbo also did a 21-month tour of duty as an aircraft operator in Korea.

B24 crew member Arturo Del Monaco

After a stint with the Air Transport Command Band, Arturo Del Monaco flew countless supply missions in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II.

Army heavy artillery specialist Ralph DeBartolo

Trained in heavy artillery, Ralph DeBartolo switched from the smaller 105 howitzer to the massive 8-inch howitzer, targeting the enemy as far as eight miles away.

Army Sergeant Tony Figlioli

Drafted into the Army right out of high school, Tony Figlioli fought his way across Europe, earning five Battle Stars, a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star along the way.

 

Navy Seabee Anthony Pucillo

As a Navy Seabee, Anthony Pucillo helped create housing and infrastructure for installations throughout the Pacific after the Korean War.

Air Force Senior Airman and State Department contractor Billy Castellano

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After doing three tours of duty during a four-year enlistment with the Air Force, Billy Castellano trained Afghan police as a consultant for the U.S. Department of State.

Army Wolfhound Anthony Langone

A member of an Army regiment known as the Wolfhounds in Vietnam, Anthony Langone spent 30 days under siege in the jungle during the Battle of Boi Loi Woods.

 

Navy fireman Vince DiCarlo

Serving in the Navy at the close of World War II, Vince DiCarlo watched from a transport ship 10 miles away during the first atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll.

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