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William N. Eckerson

U.S. Marine Corps 1939–1945

With 20 of his classmates, Bill Eckerson wanted to enlist in the Marines right after the attack on Pearl Harbor, but was sent back to Colgate Co... more >>


Edward Brennan "Ned"

U.S. Navy 1943–1946

Edward “Ned” Brennan Sr., who was born and raised in Natick, loved the sea. That’s why he signed up for the Navy in 1943. Trained as a pharmacis... more >>


Normand Berube

U.S. Navy 1943–1945

Berube was one of four brothers from Fall River, Mass., to serve in World War II. After basic training in Newport, R.I., and a top secret assign... more >>


Brett Conaway

National Guard 2003

While at Roger Williams University, Brett Conaway joined the ROTC program. Following the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, he was called t... more >>


Richard Doran "Dick"

U.S. Navy 1941–1945, 1951–1953

Richard Doran decided to volunteer for the Navy in his senior year of high school and after four weeks of basic training in Bainbridge, Md., was... more >>


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