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CYANMAGENTAYELLOWBLACK 19 June 30, 2013 • Honoring Freedom • Supplement to Sunday Gazette-Mail This photo of Boyd C. Spurlock, of Marmet, was taken in 1942, shortly after he enlisted in the Army. Rick Shafer and Roy Cole were cooks with the Army, FOB Rough Rider, Iraq. S/Sgt. Boyd C. Spurlock (left), of Marmet, is congratulated by Col. Ralph Rashid on his retirement from the Army. The photo was taken Aug. 1, 1968, at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah. This photo of Army Medic 1st Class Clarence E. Lamb was taken in Germany in 1944. A native of Weston, Lamb was captured while trying to remove a fellow soldier from a burning tank on Dec. 17, 1944 and was a Prisoner of War. His awards included two Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars. Army Sgt. Joseph A. Samples is pictured home at leave with daughter Julie. He has served two tours in Iraq and is still serving in the military. Army Sgt. Damon E. Asbury, of Marmet, served from September 1949 to September 1955, including in Korea in 1950 with C Battery 37th Field 2nd Infantry Division. He received two Purple Hearts and many other medals. This picture was taken in Saran, France. Army CW2 Patrick Kirk, of Gilbert, is with C Co. 3-2 AVN, Unit #15248 and is a Blackhawk pilot. He is deployed to Camp Humphreys in South Korea. Army Cpl. E-4 Lisa M. Scott was with 101st Ordnance and participated in Operation Desert Storm. Eugene Laverty, of Milton, served with the Army's 720th MP Bn., Military Police. This photo was taken on leave at home with his wife, Fran, and his daughter, Sue. Army Pfc. Floyd C. Tucker, of Red House, fought at the Battle of Argonne Forest and in Germany during World War I. Army Sgt. Green W. Smith, of Dunbar, served in Germany with the 254 Transportation, enlisting in 1938. Donald Wagoner, Air Force Stanley "Truman" Siemiaczko is seen at the Yuma Army Air Field in Yuma, Ariz., in 1945. Spc. Jaques Bridges, Sgt. Joseph Samples and Sgt. Donald Gilcrest all served in Iraq with B Troop, 1st 150th ARS out of Eleanor. Jack L. Williams served in Japan and Vietnam as a Marine. Army Pfc. Robert A. Persinger, from Black Betsy, served in World War II with the Engineer Corps. He received the Purple Heart, having been wounded at the Anzio beachhead in Italy. THANK YOU to our U.S. Veterans & Active Duty Members Sgt. Harold David Chaney, of Hurricane, served with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in Vietnam from December 1968 through December 1969. He graduated from Barboursville High School in 1968. Aaron Priest served in the Army in Korea. Air Force Cpl. Tommy Lyons, of Charleston, served on a B-26 bomber during World War II, with missions in North Africa, Italy, Sardinia and Corsica. Army Pfc. Robert T. McClain was an Infantryman Heavy Machine Gunner with the U.S. Army. This photo of the late St. Albans native was taken in Germany during World War II. This photograph of five Van brothers who served in the military was taken in 1972. Pictured from left to right are Spec. 4 Jennings L. Abbott, Spec. 4 Paul D. Abbott, TSgt. Gary J. Abbott, Spec. 4 Harold E. Abbott and Spec. 4 Laurence Abbott. Their father, Herman J. Abbott, served in World War II. Roy Mallory, U.S. Army. This photo was taken at Fort Knox, Ky., in 1959. CW4 Daniel E. Lanier, of South Charleston, served with 321 Ordnance Battalion in Iraq and Kuwait. Hurricance's Independence Day Celebration *Thursday, July 4th 3:30 Hurricane Civic Chorus at the Gazebo 4:00 Parade - Main Street 5:30 to 9:30 Valley Park - "FREE" Watermelon, Water Slide, Face Painting, Giant Slide, Horse Drawn Carriage, Clowns, Games, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Music and much more! 10:00 - Fireworks - Valley Park More info call 304-562-5896 Sponsored by THANK YOU luxury. convenience. A LIFE OF A LIFESTYLE OF for voting us #1 Apartment Community in Putnam County 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012! DEVONSHIRE is an exciting luxury community with resort-style amenities located in beautiful Teays Valley, WV. Apartments for Lease starting at $810. Town Homes for Sale starting at $213,900. Residents receive membership to the unsurpassed 6,700 square foot Devonshire Club featuring: ✦ 1,000-square-foot Fitness Center ✦ Club Room ✦ Widescreen HD Movie Theatre ✦ Business Center ✦ Billiard/Game Room ✦ Relaxation Area (Massage & Tanning) ✦ Community-Sponsored Events ✦ Resort-Style Pool & Hot Tub ✦ Sport Court ✦ Playground ✦ Pet Friendly City of Hurricane, Putnam County Parks, Putnam County Bank, Hurricane Fire Department, A & L Builders/Tim Meeks Family, McDonalds, First State Bank, US Foodservice, Sheetz, Griffith & Associates, Yeager Insurance, C. Adam Toney Tires, Frontier Communications, Tudors/Ginos/ Broughton, DOW Chemical, Mt. State Blue Cross/ Blue Shield, CAMC Teays Valley Hospital, Coca-Cola (304) 757-1270 ✦ WWW.LIVEATDEVONSHIRE.COM CYANMAGENTAYELLOWBLACK

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