Corrado Piccoli’s sisters believed one of their other siblings had his Purple Heart. So it was a shock when a Vermont Army National Guard officer showed up at Mary Piccoli’s door one day, telling her he had the medal, awarded posthumously after her brother was killed in action during World War II.
Celebrating a 90th birthday would be special for anybody, but for Margot DeWilde the event has extra meaning.
I’ve seen two miserable movies this year, and Bride Flight is one of them.
An Inver Grove Heights veteran finally got the recognition he deserves for his years in the service late Monday afternoon.
An 86-year-old veteran of World War II gets his combat medals on Tuesday, more than 60 years late.