Beyond the Bridge of No Return: Legacy of a Korean War Veteran

The Koreqn War Legacy Foundation produced a documentary titled “Beyond the Bridge of No Return: Legacy of a Korean War Veteran.” which features P.O.W. Arden Rowley and his great grandson, Cayden Sherwood. They went to Korea last July for the filming of the documentary. It is very well done. It may be seen on the following website https://vimeo.com/259922639/b28b4aa3c1. DVDs will be available by the end of...
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Joseph Carl Johnson

My grandpa Joseph Carl Johnson was POW for awhile..he died when I was 3 months old. I’ve never had a chance to have a Grandpa, this took his life my family says. I would like any information about him. Any medals? Any personal that knew him. Anything Thanks Joseph Michael...
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Roger McCabe

POW name   ROGER MCCABE POW place and date of capture (if known)  18 May 1951 POW Camp(s) (if known) Any relevant information about the person in question   Released on 12 August 1953 Your name   Jonathan Bajek Your email address  jbajek@yahoo.com I am researching because I found out recently that my Father was named Roger McCabe.  The date of birth on the following website is his exact birthdate.  I am looking for more information about him.  He was from New Jersey but I was not aware that he was from Atlantic County although he may have lived there for a time. I am just trying to determine if this is the same person. Thank you for any information you can provide.  And if you have access to records that indicate another Roger McCabe with that birthday. Jon...
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Tribute to Bill Norwood

A tribute to Bill Norwood was dedicated yesterday, Saturday, June 9, 2018. see the whole story here: http://clevelandbanner.com/stories/tribute-given-hero-bill-norwood,81594
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Bill Norwood

William Kenneth “Bill” Norwood, 87, of Cleveland, TN passed away Wednesday at his home surrounded by family. A native of Polk County and a resident of Cleveland for 34 years, he was the eldest of three children born to William J. Norwood and Alice Stone Burnette, both of whom preceded him in death, along with his brother, Franklin R. Norwood. Survivors include his beloved wife of 63 years, Elizabeth Lyons Norwood; one son, Dennis Norwood (Mary Jo) of Matthews, NC; one daughter, Paula Norwood of Dayton, OH; one grandson, Daniel Norwood (Laura) and two great-grandsons, William and Anderson Norwood of Lake Wylie, SC; one sister, Mary Ellen Norwood Janes (James) of Benton, TN; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends and fellow veterans, including numerous Ex-POW’s and their families. Mr. Norwood enlisted at the age of 18 and proudly served his country as a Corporal in the US Army (24th Infantry Division). During the Korean War, he was taken prisoner and held captive for 2 ½ years – a period that shaped the balance of his life. Upon his retirement from Top Value Enterprises, Mr. Norwood moved back to Bradley County with his wife, where they both remained active in numerous organizations dedicated to enriching the lives of veterans.Mr. Norwood’s military decorations included the POW medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Korean Service Medal with ten battle stars, United Nations Service Medal, South Korean Government Service Medal, South Korean Government Presidential Medallion, and he met the qualifications for a Purple Heart. He was the Founder of the Korean War Ex-POW Association and served more than ten years as the organization’s president. He was also a proud recipient of the Raymond Miller Award, the Charles H. Coolidge Veteran of the Year Award and the Bill Norwood Award, which was established in his honor to recognize outstanding service to veteran affairs in the community.Mr. Norwood was a lifetime member of American Ex-Prisoners of War, Korean War Veterans Association, American Legion Post 81, Disabled American Veterans and VFW Post 2598 where he served as Chaplain, and was an honorary Lifetime Member of the Col. Benjamin Chapter of the National Society of Sons of the American Revolution. He also served on the Bradley County Veteran Funeral Honor Guard for 24 years. A visitation will be held on Monday from 5p-8p at Shenandoah Baptist Church (138 Osment Rd SE, Cleveland, TN 37323), with a...
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