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Stories of Service

They protect and save us.

We admire them and aspire to be like them. In uniform, in Our Communities, in every branch of the military, Our Heroes give their all —and sometimes the ultimate sacrifice.

These are their stories. On the eleventh of every month, we celebrate these selfless men and women with profiles of their service. Reflecting on their accomplishments and respecting each challenge overcome. Take note. Take pride. Please join us in honoring them here.

“You have to remember.”

Lee Humiston enlisted in the Air Force at 17-years old and joined the Orientation Group where he was surrounded by POWs and the history of their brave service. Today, he collects military memorabilia from across the world and displays it in his own museum and through loans to others to keep history alive for future generations. “The one word that is key to me is ‘remember’ because when you forget, you step into the myths and you step into the abyss of not knowing what history is,” Lee said. “You have to remember.”

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