Originally Posted by rod
I just found this thread and read it in its entirety. I'm speechless, but I'll say one thing, as I celebrate Memorial Day this weekend, I'll remember and honor Mr. Orville Bierkle along with all the other heros that made this country worth fighting for.
I too just found this thread and like everyone is speechless and teary eyed. When I visit with my father this weekend (paratrooper in the 509th, WWII, passed away in 1999) I'll have another veteran in my thoughts also. Great thread and responses from everyone...the respect is palpable.