Quartermaster Corps (United States Army)

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FOXBORO'S VETERANS: General Seth Williams led Marine growth in two wars

The thousands who have served our nation as Marines since the start of World War I up through the present may never have heard of Seth Williams from Foxborough, but they have certainly benefitted from his service in the Quartermaster Corps.Williams can ... [Published Foxboro Reporter - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

'Faces of World War II' return to Vancouver Barracks

DID YOU KNOW?Quartermaster Corps training at Vancouver Barrack prepared soldiers for World War II duty in supply, graves registration and food services. Another quartermaster category, called field services, included laundry companies that sometimes set ... [Published Columbian.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

October Cruise turns into a family affair

The 2014 Somernites Cruise season came to an end this weekend with more than 1,300 vehicles on display in downtown Somerset on Saturday. Two of those vehicles belonged to a family with ties in Russell and Pulaski counties who chose to make the closing ... [Published Commonwealth Journal - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

John Calvin “Jack” McWhorter Jr.

SAN ANTONIO — Retired Maj. Gen. died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.He was born April 28, 1926, in Mercedes, Texas, but grew up in Edinburg, Texas. Valedictorian of his high school class, he attended Texas A&M University before entering the United States Military ... [Published Kerrville Daily Times - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

War effort in full swing 70 years ago

Seventy years ago this week, the war effort was in full swing. Camp Gordon Johnston was working full tilt to train the troops but there was some hope that the end was in sight because, for the first time, mail was trickling in from the frontlines overseas. ... [Published ApalachTimes.com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

1984 VA death was ruled a suicide, but was it really murder?

A n hour or so before midnight on Aug. 27, 1984, Bud Thompson put on his light blue pajamas, tossed his clothes in a paper bag that he shoved in a closet and climbed into bed. He locked away his belt with his dirty clothes.Thompson removed his socks and ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

At 93, NKC collector is a fixture at City Hall

When the city collector of North Kansas City died midway through his term, Jay Brewer jumped into the race. He beat four other candidates and 33 years later, he’s been drawing no challengers for the job.He considered retiring in 2013, but when no one ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

UNH Receives $10 Million for In-State Scholarships

The University of New Hampshire in Durham has announced a $10 million gift from longtime benefactor Dana Hamel in support of scholarships for in-state students.Hamel's gift will boost support for the state’s most promising students through the Hamel Scholarships ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

13th SC(E) commander promoted to brigadier general

The 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) hosted a promotion ceremony in honor of their commander Sept. 18 at the command’s Hildner Field.During the ceremony, Col. Rodney Fogg was promoted to the rank of brigadier general. His wife, Janie, daughters, ... [Published Fort Hood Sentinel - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Samuel F. Baxter, veteran and railroader

Samuel Baxter (Baltimore Sun )September 22, 2014 | By Frederick N. Rasmussen | The Baltimore SunSamuel F. Baxter, who had careers in the Army and later railroading, died Thursday of heart failure at Heartlands of Severna Park. He was 97.The son of Mason ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Benefactor gives $10 million for UNH scholarships

DURHAM — Long-time benefactor Dana Hamel has donated $10 million for scholarships for the Granite State's top students attending the University of New Hamsphire, the largest donation of its kind in the university's history.“I have long believed that UNH ... [Published Union Leader - Sep 22 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

NOAA finds probable site of steamer former slave piloted to freedom

CHARLESTON, S.C. — NOAA announced recently it has determined the probable location of the remains of the Civil War-era sidewheel steamer Planter, which gained national fame in 1862 when a group of enslaved African-Americans commandeered the Confederate ... [Published Farm and Dairy - May 28 2014]

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...General Williams was highly commended for service to his country but particularly for his "sound judgment in executing plans which effected the increase in strength of the Corps to twenty times its former size."
"These are the faces of World War II at Vancouver Barracks" said Jack Giesen, treasurer of the military association. "These are the people who made history."
Pellan noted that the investigation showed Thompson was suicidal. "I can see how they went with suicide," Pellan said. "If someone else did this, why didn't he just pull out the sock?"

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FOXBORO'S VETERANS: General Seth Williams led M... [Published Foxboro Reporter - 12 hours ago]
'Faces of World War II' return to Vancouver Bar... [Published Columbian.com - Oct 30 2014]
October Cruise turns into a family affair [Published Commonwealth Journal - Oct 26 2014]
John Calvin “Jack” McWhorter Jr. [Published Kerrville Daily Times - Oct 11 2014]
War effort in full swing 70 years ago [Published ApalachTimes.com - Oct 01 2014]
1984 VA death was ruled a suicide, but was it r... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Oct 01 2014]
At 93, NKC collector is a fixture at City Hall [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 30 2014]
UNH Receives $10 Million for In-State Scholarships [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 28 2014]
13th SC(E) commander promoted to brigadier general [Published Fort Hood Sentinel - Sep 25 2014]
Samuel F. Baxter, veteran and railroader [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 23 2014]
Benefactor gives $10 million for UNH scholarships [Published Union Leader - Sep 22 2014]
NOAA finds probable site of steamer former slav... [Published Farm and Dairy - May 28 2014]
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