August 23, 2016 - Joaquin, Texas World War II Veteran, Mr. A. J. Procell has been selected by the Honor Flight Austin to be a part of a trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington D. C. This is a special Victory over Japan (VJ Day) event that will take place September 2nd, 2016.
Mr. Procell served in the US Navy and was aboard the USS North Carolina in Tokyo Bay when the formal surrender by the Japanese Empire took place on September 2, 1945. He lived and witnessed history that most of us have just read about.
August 9, 2016 - If you ever served in the military this has happened to you without a doubt. You report to a new duty station and what is the first question people ask you? Where you from? We are out there in this big world and we are always looking for somebody from home, or close to home.
July 27, 2016 - Mr. A. J. Procell of Joaquin was interviewed by Channel 3 News from Shreveport yesterday. Mr. Procell is a World War II Navy Veteran who served aboard the USS North Carolina and was in Tokyo Bay on September 2, 1945 and witnessed the signing of the formal Japanese surrender.
His interview is scheduled to air Sunday evening, July 31st on the 9 and 10 o’clock news. Be sure to watch or record.
July 25, 2016 - If you have ever studied the events of World War II then you probably know the story of the five Sullivan brothers from Waterloo, Iowa who all died together on November 13th, 1942 when their ship
July 22, 2016 - I am looking for a relative of WW II and Korean War Veteran Willie Edward Windham. Mr. Windham has been missing in action in Korea since August 12, 1950. With our upcoming program on Wednesday, July 27th commemorating the 63rd Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice will honor his service and sacrifice. We would like to make a presentation to any relative of his. Contact me at 598-2976 or email@example.com.