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Monday, May 29, 2006

Memorial Day

Posted By on Mon, May 29, 2006 at 5:42 AM

The morning e-mail says that Biography Arkansas, the series on KUAR, will feature Arkansas military heroes on Memorial Day. The list of veterans who have been featured on the show:


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Gen. William Darby ( Darby’s Rangers) -- his biography is currently available for listening.

Maurice “Footsie ” Britt (Medal of Honor)

Gen. Douglas McArthur (Medal of Honor)

Capt. John Yancey ( 2 Navy Crosses)

Maj. Mac McKennon (WWII ace pilot)

Maj. Gen  Sid McMath ( WWII and Vietnam )

Bob Riley ( Marine partially blinded in South Pacific)

Maj.Gen. Wimpy  Wilson ( Air National Guard)

Col. Lloyd “Scooter” Burke (a 3 war hero)

Pvt. Herman Davis (WWI hero)

Nathan Gordon (Medal of Honor) The former lieutenant governor lives in Morrilton; here's an interview Channel 7 did with him last year.

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