Thank You, Veterans!

I’ve had family members in almost every major U.S. war. Military history in my family dates back to the American Revolution, when my great-great-great-great-great-grandpa John Holloway fought for independence with the Army of North Carolina. Since then, I’ve had family in the War of 1812, the Civil War (on both sides), World War I, World War II and Vietnam.

My paternal grandpa Ben Wyse in his Navy uniform. Ben served in the Army during WWI and the Navy during WWII.

My dad Bruce in his Naval Reserve uniform, and grandpa Ben in his formal Navy uniform.

Dad quit college so he could enlist in the Marines during Vietnam. He was stationed at Denang and worked on the A6 Intruder.

My maternal grandpa Estel Holloway was career Air Force. During the Cold War, he was with the 6555th Aerospace Test Wing. They were contracted to NASA and sent rockets into space. Grandpa is on the far right.

Needless to say, I’m very proud of my family members who have served. I thank them and veterans everywhere for their dedication and bravery. Make sure you thank a veteran today!

 

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  • Mom

    This brought a tear to my eye – you know how much I love my army boys!

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