2017 Purple Hearts Reunited Annual Report

2017 Valor Guard

PFC Jack C. Kightlinger Korea, Manhattan, NY

LI1 Louis F. Poehler WWII, Northampton, PA

PFC Dean R. Sorrenson Korea, Madison, WI

2LT Robert Q. Kisor WWII, Napoleon, OH

CPL Everett J. Proper WWI, Skaneateles, NY

A1C Paul S. Soutiere Vietnam, Burlington, VT

Robert Monette Mike Sturgill Ema Moreau Alejandra Caballero

DIRECTOR Mitch Bell Zac Fike Kevin Coady Mike Brennan Mitch Bell John Bircher Don Fike Robert Hunt Rich Gerbeth

This group, affectionately dubbed the Valor Guard, is

PFC Archibald L. Lake WWII, Danbury, CT

CPL Leo G. Rauf WWI, Kansas City, KS

SGT Thedford C. Staples WWII, Oklahoma City, OK

comprised of former Men and Women, both current and

active duty military veterans. Their years of dedicated

PVT Charles E.G. Lake WWII, Cairo, NY

TEC3 Max Roisen WWII, New York, NY

PFC William F. Stewart WWII, Brighton, MI

service span across the Army, Navy, Air Force, and

Marine Corps. Dedicated to preserving our nation’s

PFC Harold M. Larsen WWII, Clearwater, FL

SGT George W. Roles WWII, Manhattan, NY

CPL Richard L. Stout Korea, Fremont, OH

freedom, they also understand the importance of

PVT Paul S. Romberger WWII, Allentown, PA

CPL Chester Streeter Korea, Winooski, VT

honoring our heroes and finding homes of honor for

SGT Raymond E. Latta WWII, Andrews, NC

their lost or stolen medals. This program is an integral

SGT Edward F. Ryan WWI, Willimantic, CT

SPC Daniel J. Swift Iraq, Manhattan, NY

part of our mission and has transformational affects on

1LT Samuel A. Lutterloh Korea, Broadway, NC

the Veterans involved.

SGT George Sahlmann WWII, Manhattan, NY

CPL Joseph P. Trettel WWI, Washington, D.C.

COL Leon E. Lyon WWI, Tucson, AZ

COL Byron W. Schwartz WWI, Montpelier, VT

SP4 William K. Viles Vietnam, Fort Valley, GA

SFC Albert Malveaux Vietnam, Lake Charles, LA

SP4 Kenneth Scoggins Vietnam, Johnstown, CO

SGT Kenneth B. Von Lindern WWII, La Verne, CA

1LT Alonzo S. Marcil WWII, Storrs, CT

CSM Kenneth Scott Iraq, Nicholasville, KY

PFC Harvey Wert WWII, Ephrata, PA

PVT Joseph A. Micale WWII, Rochester, NH


PFC O. V. Sheffield WWII, Cameron, TX

PFC Joseph K. Wheeler Vietnam, West Point, NY

PFC Joseph S. Murphey WWII, Ashburn, VA

100 Returns 34 States Visited, 30,000 Miles Traveled

S1C John W. Shields WWII, The Villages, FL

S1C Robert A. Wilder WWII, Tulsa, OK

SPC Charles W. O’Brien Iraq, Kansas City, KS

PFC Justine C. Short WWI, Knoxville, TN

PFC Audrey G. Winn Jr. WWII, Little Rock, AR

SFC Lewis T. Owens WWII/Korea, Conneaut, OH

PFC Vincent S. Simone Vietnam, Newburgh, NY

PFC Dean E. Winner WWII, Moline, IL

PVT Claude Parris WWII, Ringgold, GA

2LT Robert A. Smith WWII, Denver, CO

SSG Albert M. Yanetti WWII, Indiantown Gap, PA

SGT James E. Parrott WWII, Kimbolton, OH

SSG Bernard E. Snow WWII, Manhattan, NY

PVT Orlando Zamora WWII, Brandon, FL

PFC Miguel A. Perez-Loubriel WWII, Santa Rose, California

PVT Edward J. Solomon WWII, Allentown, PA

MAJ Albert W. Perrington WWII, Mooresburg, TN

Totals by Era: 17 WWI, 53 WWII, 12 Korea, 13 Vietnam, 1 Desert Storm, 4 OIF/OEF



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