Why My Brick Testimonials

The Dowler Family

The Dowler Family.  Honored by LTC Thomas Dowler, USA-Ret. I am proud of my family. Two ancestors fought in the Revolution that I know of. One that I know of was a Union soldier in the Civil War. Grandpa Guy Dowler fought in the Spanish American war and my dad, John, in WWI. I graduated …

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CWO4 Elmer M. Cook

CWO4 Elmer M. Cook, USA-Ret. Honored by Bette Cook On the occasion of CWO4 Elmer M. “Mel” Cook’s 88th birthday, this brick for the U.S. Army Museum Path to Remembrance is in honor of his service and dedication to the military. Cook served 32 years (1945-1946 and 1950-1980) in the U.S. Army through 3 wars …

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LTC Alexander Kuhns

LTC Alexander Kuhns.  Honored by his family. This brick is to commemorate my husband’s recent promotion to Lieutenant Colonel from our boys and myself. We are so proud of him- a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, serving his country from active duty to reserves and as a full-time DOD civilian supporting troops on the ground. …

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John Bob Pettigrew

John Bob Pettigrew (POW).  Honored by  Paul E. Pettigrew. John Bob Pettigrew, Fort Worth, Texas. My brother Bob received a short deferment to finish high school. Shortly after high school graduation in 1944, he was drafted into the Army. He served in the 42nd Infantry Division in France and Germany. His unit was one that …

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Paul E. Pettigrew

Paul E. Pettigrew, USA-Ret. Paul E. Pettigrew.   Fort Worth, Texas. I was drafted into the Army in 1955. Following two years active duty in Communication Zone at Toul Engineer Depot, France, I stayed with the Reserves for 19 years. The first ten years were spent in enlisted service with Engineer units. In 1965 I …

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COL John B. Caceletto

COL John B. Caceletto, USA-Ret.  Honored by Paul E. Pettigrew John B. Caceletto, Phoenix, Arizona.  Colonel Caceletto was my commander at the USAR Intelligence School for several summers. Each summer our friendship developed in the military and in civilian life. His family and mine rented homes beside each other. In the spring of 2014 his …

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COL Herbert Kenigsberg

COL Herbert Kenigsberg, USA-Ret.   Honored by his wife and his sons. Our family was stationed at Fort Belvoir from June 1983 through July 1986, when my husband, Colonel Herbert S. Kenigsberg, a career Army officer, was DENTAC Commander. We lived at 33 Mason Drive (the quarters numbering has since changed) and our children attended …

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