Army Veteran

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    March 21, 2015  

    Lucy Coffey, the oldest living female veteran, died earlier this week at the age of 108. In 1943, the Indiana native enlisted in the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps, and later, she served in the Pacific Theater, earning two bronze stars and rising to the rank of sergeant before being discharged in 1945. After the war, she did civilian work in the army in Japan and Texas for another 26 years. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

  • August 6, 2012  

    The man law enforcement officials say went on a rampage at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisc. was identified as Army veteran Wade Michael Page. Jeffrey Brown talks to Milwaukee Public Radio’s Latoya Dennis and the Sikh Coalition’s Amardeep Singh for more on the alleged gunman and the response from the Sikhs around the world. Continue reading