Walt Straka, 98, is the only surviving member of the 194th Tank Battalion in Brainerd, who were ordered to the Philippines in September 1941, a few months before Pearl Harbor. They were the first tank unit in the Far East. Read more →
It’d be OK with us if we never needed to see another military parent reunited with their children after time away. But as long as that’s never likely to be possible, we can’t get enough of mom’s and dad’s coming home.
The Vietnam War hasn’t ended. Just ask Lan Thi Kim Do, of Rochester, Minn., who only met her father for the first time on Wednesday when Wayne Brown, 72, of Los Angeles arrived at the airport in Rochester. Read more →