HONORING FAMILY MEMBERS
WHO HAVE SERVED OR ARE
CURRENTLY SERVING



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VIETNAM  era


1)  Sarah Elizabeth Rose


US Army Specialist (Signal Corps)
First Woman Honor Graduate
from Signal's
 Tactical MOS 26L


Distinguished Graduate from
The U.S. Army Non Com
Basic Leadership Class


Soldier of The Month: Battalion


Soldier of The Month: Discom


Among the first women to
volunteer and qualify with
the M16 A-1
US Army Marksman Badge: Rifle


US Army Good Conduct Medal


US National Defence Service Medal


US Cold War Recognition Certificate


Five Letters of Commendation
Three Letters of Recommendation
Three Letters of Appreciation

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I am currently a member of: The American Legion
and
Women in Military Service For America
(Charter Member)


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21st CENTURY:

1)  My eldest son (living, so name withheld) US Navy
2)  My brother's eldest son (living, so name withheld) US Navy
3)  My brother's daughter (living, so name withheld) US Army

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WORLD WAR II:

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1)   My Uncle

Kenneth Henry Phillips


Kenny served in the Navy, WWII, aboard the
USS Hancock
which was one of the aircraft carriers positioned
off the coast of Japan on the day Japan surrendered.
He served in the Navy, 1942-1946.

 

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WORLD WAR II


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2)   My Uncle

Leonard Edwin Phillips


Although Leo had Polio as a child, and forever
suffered with his right arm and leg shorter
than the left, he nevertheless joined the Army and
was sent first to Germany, then to Krosha Pool,
France, which is about 90 miles from Paris.
In the Army he was a kitchen helper at first,
and was later transferred into the Post Office
where his job was to sort the mail. He served a
three year tour and received an Honorable
Discharge.  (His Polio not withstanding)


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WAR OF 1812

1) Timothy Searl
5th Great Grandfather of Sarah Elizabeth Rose

17 Apr 1774 Born in Wells, Middleton Springs, Rutland Co., VT.

1811: Served as County Commissioner 1811 at Addison, Steuben Co., NY

1812: Fought in the War of 1812 in NY

1813: Served as School Commissioner 1813 at Addison, Steuben Co., NY

1814: Moved family west to settle about 1814 in Greene Co., OH.

1816: Elected Counted Trustee 1816 in Greene Co., OH

1830: Timothy was a man of athletic stature which he passed on to his sons.
(Bath Township, Greene County, Ohio.

1834: Timothy was one of the five original brothers to settle in Bureau Co., IL

1837: died at 63 years and 5 mos on 17 Sep 1837

1837: buried at Searl Ridge Cemetery, Selby Twp, burear Co., IL

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REV WAR


2) Reuben Searl
6th Great Grandfather of Sarah Elizabeth Rose


1) b: 17 Jun 1747 in Bolton, Tolland, CT

2) 1774: moved to Wells, Middleton Springs, Rutland, VT.

3) 1776: Served in Rev War 1776 in Wells, Middleton Springs, rutland, VT (along with his brother, Gideon).

Reuben is listed in "The Official Roster of the Soldiers of the American Revolution Buried in the State of Ohio".

This source states that the name was taken from SAR 1917 Year Book. Located correctly in Highland County, OH,

butied at the Fairfield Quaker Meeting House, south of Leesburg, Highland, OH.

4) One of the 1st Settlers 1790 in Addison, Steuben, NY (along with Asahel Sr. Stiles)
The first tavern as kept by Reuben Searles, on Lockerby’s stand.

5) 1797-1804: Elected Town Supervisor, later "Pathmaster", "Poundkeeper" (Reuben's barnyard became the town pound),

"Fireman", "Town Collector", "School Commissioner", and finally the First Justice of the Peace in 1804.

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3) ) BRIGADIER GENERAL HOWARD G. DEWOLF

Retired Sep. 1, 1999. Brig. Gen. Howard G. DeWolf is the assistant deputy
undersecretary of the Air Force for international affairs, Office of the
Undersecretary of the Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force,
Washington, D.C. In this position he is responsible for formulating
and integrating U.S. Air Force policy concerning politico-military
affairs, security assistance, techology and information disclosure
issues, and attach affairs in support of U.S. government objectives.
The general entered the Air Force as a distinguished graduate
of the Virginia Military Institute in May 1970. He has served in
a number of operations and plans positions and his staff experience
includes extensive work in the areas of policy and planning,
system program planning and international programs. His
politico-military experience includes assignments as a special
assistant to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe; as the
director, Inter-American Region, International Security Affairs,
Office of the Secretary of Defense; and as the director and
commander of the Joint Interagency Task Force-South,
responsible for conducting U.S. counterdrug efforts in South
America in cooperation with the nations of the region.
His operational experience includes command of the nation's
only Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missile squadron
and command of two ICBM wings. During his wing command,
his units were awarded the Air Force Space Command
Installation Excellence Award, with one winning the Blanchard
Trophy as the best ICBM unit at Guardian Challenge, the annual
space and missile competition.
(From: Air Force Bios on the web
http://www.af.mil/bios/bio_5218.shtml Biography &
Genealogy Master Index)


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Gift for Service to Country

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This graphic may be downloaded by any United States Military Veteran,
Law Enforcement Officer, or any Firefighter in the United States.
Active or Retired. It may also be used on any site honoring
these people. No application is required for this specific award.
It is intended as a humble gesture of the "Thanks" you deserve
for serving your country and its citizens and for protecting
the lives and freedoms that all Americans hold dear.
The USS SAVAGE (DE-386) salutes and commends you
and we will not forget you! Bravo Zulu.
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