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Gustavus R. Ide, Jr "Gus"

U.S. Navy 1942–1946

With a degree in engineering, Gustavus (Gus) Ide enlisted in the Navy as an ensign in 1942. After months of indoctrination, Gus was assigned to ... more >>


Vincent Purple "Bill"

U.S. Air Force 1942–1951

Vincent J. “Bill” Purple grew up in Athol, in north central Massachusetts. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942, and would learn how to fly... more >>


Matthew F. Rovner

U.S. Navy 1961–1975

Discusses Mr. Rovner's Navy service with the Mobile River Force in Vung Tao, My Tho, Dong Tam, Vietnam, during the Vietnam War as well as his se... 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 >>


Michael S. Lang

U.S. Army 2001–2008

By the time he had graduated from Weymouth High School in 2001, Michael Lang was already in the Army Reserve and was accepted into the Military ... more >>


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