Two members of the Greatest Generation are on their way to the flight of their life.
A local member of the Greatest Generation and the man responsible for many developments in Wichita Falls has died.
For the past two years, members of the Greatest Generation have been honored and recognized every month with a ceremony at the Red Door Senior Center. And today's honoree is the final recipient of the Greatest Generation Award.
This month's recipient of the Greatest Generation award says the best moment of his life was returning to the states at the end of the war... And watching hundreds of Americans hanging out of skyskrapers waving and cheering his ship into port.
Dozens came together this morning to honor a World War II Army Medic's service to our country.
Every month a member of the Greatest Generation is honored at the Red Door Senior Center for their sacrifice to our country- this month the award goes to an army artillery veteran who fought during Battle of the Bulge.
Every month a member of the Greatest Generation is honored at the Red Door Senior Citizens Center and this month the award went to a man who served in the Army Air Corp flying a B-24.
A TEXOMA MAN WHO SERVED IN THE ARMY DURING WORLD WAR TWO, AS A DISTRICT JUDGE IN WICHITA COUNTY, AND AS A MEMBER OF THE U-S HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WAS HONORED TODAY AS A MEMBER OF THE GREATEST GENERATION.
ELLIS JOINED THE ARMY AFTER HIGH SCHOOL AND WENT TO BOOT CAMP IN MINERAL WELLS FOR JUST 13 WEEKS BEFORE HE WAS SENT TO GERMANY, BELGIUM, AND FRANCE.
PAUL IRWIN JOINED THE ARMY AT AGE 18, AND A FEW MONTHS LATER WAS FAR FROM TEXAS ON PALAU, A SMALL CORAL ISLAND IN THE PACIFIC--- FIGHTING JAPANESE SOLDIERS DETERMINED TO HOLD ONTO THEIR STRONG HOLD.
THIS MONTH'S RECIPIENT OF THE GREATEST GENERATION AWARD SPENT MOST OF HIS TIME DURING WORLD WAR TWO ON A PATROL BOAT IN THE PACIFIC.
RAY GONZALEZ *SENIOR* WAS BORN IN DEVOL, OKLAHOMA TO MIGRANT FARM WORKERS AND WAS DRAFTED INTO THE ARMY IN 1944 AT THE AGE OF 18.
THIS MONTH'S RECIPIENT OF THE GREATEST GENERATION AWARD SAYS SERVING HIS COUNTRY WAS MORE THAN JUST A CHOICE... IT WAS A FAMILY TRADITION.
THE STORY OF BROTHERS WHO SERVED AMERICA IN THE ARMY AND THE NAVY.