Alan Langford received his draft notice as expected in May 1967. The Tulsa, Oklahoma, native had five days to decide on a branch of military service and a specialty.
I hear a lot of people talking about how important Thanksgiving is to them, but it reminds me of that insurance commercial where the woman is barely peddling an exercise bike and she’s like “exercise is my passion,” in the most unenthused voice she could muster.
Homer Hickam joined the Army in January 1966 under a college option program which promised to send him to Officer Candidate School if he successfully completed basic training and advanced individual training.
If the veterans could not go to a parade this year, the parade would come to them. A drive-by Veterans Day parade was held Nov. 11 for the veterans at Floyd E. “Tut” Fann State Veterans Home in Huntsville. A grateful community and local law enforcement drove through the grounds to show the v…
A Lee High School/New Century Technology High School JROTC cadet was honored Nov. 9 at Army Materiel Command headquarters with a Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement, making her the first JROTC cadet in Alabama to receive the award.
Nicholas Warr found a good job at a plywood mill after dropping out from the University of Oregon. He bought a Corvette and enjoyed being young and single. But he reached a crossroads while driving in Eugene, Oregon, early one Sunday morning in 1966.
Redstone leaders spent Thursday morning with Leadership Greater Huntsville’s FOCUS class. Garrison Commander Col. Glenn Mellor, along with Director of Public Works Joe Davis, gave an overview of what is happening on post and how this affects the surrounding community.