Sergeant Vern Peterson is one of the last surviving War World II veterans in Wyoming. Last week, the 97-year-old Rock Springs resident toured a replica of the B-17 bomber plane he flew on nearly 70 years ago.
Paul Baxley was born in Casper, WY. After the Baxleys moved Paul became a star quarterback at a Los Angeles high school. The fun still hadn’t even started for a military hero turned Hollywood stunt double.
In a series on Wyoming war heroes comes another “bad ass.” That's meant only with reverencce. We take pride in them all, but one may have had an extra chip on his shoulder - Army Lieutenant Vernon Baker.
Last night, Wyoming war hero Jerry Miles was awarded the Republic of Korea Ambassador for Peace Medal. I was lucky enough to join Jerry and a few family members for that celebratory beer and this is what I learned.
This weekend, we remember the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country.
Five soldiers who were either born or lived in Wyoming have been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Here's a tribute to the first Wyoming native to receive the nation's highest military award, United States Army Brigadier General Charles Duval Roberts...
On Memorial Day, we honor the sacrifice of the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country. Here in Wyoming, 755 soldiers have died in battle since World War I.
129 men were lost in World War I.
421 men were lost in World War II...