Tag: #WorldWarII

  • Remember and Honor

    Shortly after I moved to Germany, I signed up as a volunteer for the Girl Scout troop at U.S. Army Garrison Schinnen in The Netherlands. One of the most rewarding experiences I had as a volunteer was helping the troop place American and Dutch flags on the graves at Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten. It […]

  • Ask for their stories

    Ask for their stories

    Today is Veterans Day, and while my husband was in the Air Force and my younger brother served in the Navy, the first veteran in my life was my grandpa, Tom Sheaffer. He served as a Radioman on the USS Cowpens during World War II. Growing up, I never heard him speak much about his […]