Local veterans on the D.C. trip
The list of veterans, along with their care givers, who participated in the bus trip to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, are as follows:
Albrightsville - Maureen P. Lenar, U.S Army, 1980-96; Victor A Lenar, U.S. Army/Marines, 1969-81.
Bowmanstown -Joseph Beck, U.S. Army, 1962-68; John J. Domant, U.S. Army, 1958-61; Ronald M. Engle, U.S. Army, 1965-2006; Larry D. Serfass, U.S. Army, 1969-71.
Jim Thorpe - Joseph F. Brennan, U.S. Army, 1957-60; John F. Gehres, U.S. Navy, 1954-57; Al Heaney, U.S. Air Force, 1952-56, care giver, Patricia Heaney; Elmer E. Highland, U.S. Air Force, 1952-54; George R. Hodor, U.S. Navy, 1953-57; Fred Kirkpatrick, U.S. Air Force, 1966-70; Carl Koons, U.S. Navy, 156-60; Thomas J. Martino, U.S. Army, 1954-56; Glenn McFarland, U.S. Air Force, 1954-58; Lewis J. Moyer, U.S. Navy, 1969-1973; Bernard Newhard, U.S. Army, 1949-52; John E. Otto, U.S. Navy, 1955-59; David Reinhart, U.S. Army/U.S. Air Force, 1964-2002; Paul M. Serfass, U.S. Marines, 1963-67; Hubert Schmidt, U.S. Army, 1943-45; George W. Smith, U.S. Marines, 1949-52.
Lansford - Richard Giantesano, U.S. Army, 1952-54, Barbara Giantesano, care giver; Annette M. White, U.S. Army, 1978-2001.
Lehighton - Rick Anthony, U.S. Navy, 1984-90; Oscar Beck, U.S. Army, 1956-2004; Edward Beckowski, U.S. Marines, 1973-78; Douglas Behler, U.S. Army, 1961-64; Ryan D. Behler, U.S. Army, 1990-93; Wallace H. Berger, U.S. Air Force, 1958-64; Ronald B. Butz, U.S. Army, 1964-67; Eugene S. Durigan, U.S. Army, 1952-55; Z. James Gieniec, U.S. Army, 1948-52; Mike Guy, U.S. Navy, 1968-70; Bruce B. Haydt, U.S. Navy, 1959-63; Carl Haydt, U.S. Marines, 1969-71; Larry K. Heffley, U.S. Marines, 1959-65; John T. Hine, U.S. Army, 1953-56; Leon Homm, U.S. Air Force, 1973-76; Mike Hopstock, U.S. Air Force, 1970-74; Sylvester M. Kipp, U.S. Coast Guard, 1972-76; Paul E. Klientop, U.S. Navy, 1969-73; Gerald A. Lear, U.S. Air Force, 1956-66; Henry J. Long, U.S. Army, 1952-87; Kevin Long, P.A. Guard, 1981-01; Robert J. Maholick, U.S. Army, 1966-68; Scotty Morrison, U.S. Navy, 1966-69; Keith J. Patterson, U.S. Marines, 1972-76; John A. Perry, Jr., U.S. Navy, 1949-56; Russell W. Pearson, U.S. Air Force, 1954-58; Harold W. Reinheimer, U.S. Army, 1953-55; William Ruff, U.S. Army, 1951-52; William J. Seltzer, U.S. Marines, 1954-58; Karl A. Sheckler, U.S. Army, 1965-67; Norman Sheckler, National Guard, 1961-1963; Harvey Willet, U.S. Army, 1956-79; William Zimmerman, U.S. Navy, 1944-46.
Nesquehoning - Anthony Cusanelli, U.S. Army, 1957-60; Ted Dacey, U.S. Air Force, 1968-71; John Mauro, U.S. Navy, 1963-67; Frank Santore, U.S. Army, 1956-58; Jack Sluck, U.S. Navy, 1959-63; Russell E. Whildin, U.S. Army, 1963-68; Russell White, U.S. Air Force, 2004-08.
Palmerton - Daniel Bauer, U.S. Army, 1965-67; Harry Brown, U.S. Army, 1965-67; Michael Carty, U.S. Army, 1963-65; George Duell, care giver; Peg Duell, care giver; Charles Gildner, U.S. Army, 1994-97; Joe Herman, U.S. Army, 1978-91; Theodore W. Hittner, U.S. Army, 1958-80; Gary Kleppinger, Sr., U.S. Marine Corps. 1967-70; Vic Jahelka, U.S. Army, 1965-67; Pat Johannes (Nurse helper), care giver; Stanley J. Mesaros, U.S. Air Force, 1953-57; Joseph G. Mihalek, U.S. Marine Corps., 1953-56; Ed Moyer, care giver; Brian Rehrig (medic); U.S. Army, 1980-2004; David Ross, U.S. Navy, 1944-45, Ruth Ross, care giver; George D. Schmidt, U.S. Army, 1964-70; Leonard Skorinko, U.S. Army, 1954-56; Bob Solt, care giver; Gary Stroup, U.S. Navy, 1957-63, Sara Stroup, care giver; Richard Swatt, U.S. Navy, 1965-73; James Ziegenfuss, U.S. Navy, 1959-63.
Parryville - Donald L. Smith, U.S. Army, 1966-68, care giver, Phyllis Smith.
Summit Hill - George Thomas Frantz, U.S Army, 1953-55; Charles H. Leinthall, U.S. Navy, 1957-85; Robert Vrablic, U.S. Army, 1948-68.