In U.S. Navy, Vietnam War on March 7, 2014 at 1:38 am
This was Brad Messick when he served as a baker aboard the destroyer USS Higbee in the 1960s. Photo provided.
Before Brad Messick graduated from high school in 1966 at 19 he had already been notified by his draft board. He signed up with the Navy and was allowed to graduate before going to sea.
In US Navy on March 5, 2014 at 1:38 am
Valet and Master Chief Ricardo Sanvictores is flanked in 1993 by four of the seven presidents he served during the 30 years he worked in the White House. From the left: President Jimmy Carter, President George H.W. Bush, Ricardo, President Bill Clinton and President Gerald Ford. Photo provided
Master Chief and Valet Ricardo Sanvictores of North Port, Fla. had two jobs during his 44 year Naval career. He was Adm. John S. McCain Jr.’s steward for 14 years. After the admiral retired he was invited to join the White House staff as cook, butler and valet. He served seven presidents for 30 yeas from Nixon to Bush Two.
In U. S. Army, World War II on March 3, 2014 at 1:38 am
2nd Lt. U.S. Cleveland was a key part of the most elaborate hoax ever attempted by Allied forces during World War II. This picture of him was taken in Fort Knox, Ky. in 1941. Photo provided