VETERANS DAY

On Veterans Day, and every day, Heritage is grateful for all the brave men and women who selflessly served our country. Join us as we learn from, are inspired by, and listen to our residents, nationwide, as they share their unforgettable moments during their time in service.

Watch full interviews below, with more publishing in the future.

Anthony “Tony” Marcello

Heritage – The Green
Born: July 9, 1932
U.S. Army, served 1952-1954

Chaplain Sam Shreffler

Heritage – The Homestead
U.S. Air Force, served 1970-1974

Donald Carpenter

Heritage – The Park
U.S. Army, served 1958-1960

John Seemueller

Vinecroft
Born: November 14, 1933
U.S. Army, served 1955-1957 (Germany)

Dick Boss

Heritage – The Park
In Memoriam
U.S. Navy, served 5 years

Paul Davis

In Memoriam
Heritage – The Homestead,
U.S. Army, served 1944-1946

Noreen Heavner

Ives Hill
Born: November 23, 1953
U.S. Army, served 4 years

Donald Miller

Heritage – The Green
U.S. Army, served 1953-1955

Robert Stackpole

In Memoriam
Born: September 8, 1943
U.S. Army, began service in 1961

Victor Sarabia

Hearthstone
U.S. Army

Jack Shryne

The Kenney
U.S. Army, began service in 1955

Leland Spear

Heritage – Orchard Grove
In Memoriam
U.S. Air Force, served almost 8 years (1956)

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Delvin Abbey

In Memoriam
Heritage – The Park
National Guard, served 1957-1959
U.S. Navy, served 1959-1961

Ronald A Atkinson

Rolling Fields
Born: April 4, 1934
U.S. Army

Robert Bailey

In Memoriam
Heritage – Orchard Grove
U.S. Army

James V. Bergman

In Memoriam
Heritage – The Village
Born: February 2, 1949
U.S. Army, served 1958-1962

Richard “Dick” Biederwolf

Hearthstone
Born: May 31, 1933
U.S. Air Force, served 1952-1956

Arthur “Art” Carr

Hearthstone
Born: April 8. 1927
U.S. Army, served 1944-1947

Robert Caswell

Ives Hill
Born: December 25, 1931
U.S. Navy Reserve
U.S. Army

Don Coppola

Vinecroft
Born: August 27, 1930
U.S. Army, served 1952-1954 (Corporal)

David Crossley

Ives Hill
Born: December 19, 1936
U.S. Navy, served 14 years (1959)

Bud Dale

In Memoriam
The Kenney
U.S. Army, served 1946-1947

Allen Dreisbach

In Memoriam
Rolling Fields
Born: July 31, 1940
U.S. Army

Harold Drevecky

The Kenney
U.S. Army, served 3 years (Korean War)

Salvatore H. Elia

In Memoriam
Heritage – The Village
U.S. Army, served 1952-1954

Don Falk

Vinecroft
Born: January 15, 1932
Marines, served 1952-1955
Marines, inactive reserve 1955-1958
Air Force, reserves 1958-1988

Donald Forkner

The Kenney
U.S. Navy, served 1957-1960
Reserves, served 26 1/2 years

Glen Gough

In Memoriam
Ives Hill
U.S. Army, served 3 years

Larry Higley

The Kenney
U.S. Air Force, served 1954
Reserves, served 12 years

Chaplain Bill Hopkins

The Kenney, retired
U.S. Army

Ed Irwin

Heritage – The Village
U.S. Navy, served 1955-1959

Mike Kocyan

Rolling Fields
Born: May 31, 1952
U.S. Army

Merle Austin Main

Heritage – The Village
Born: December 13, 1933
U.S. Navy, served 1951-1959 (reserves)
U.S. Navy, served 1956-1958 (active)

Hazel L. Montgomery

Heritage – The Village
Born: May 2, 1921
U.S. Army, served 1944-1946

William Osterhoudt

In Memoriam
Heritage – The Park
U.S. Air Force, served 1979-1980

Dennis J. Peterson

Rolling Fields
Born: January 3, 1961
U.S. Army Reserves

Lester Porter

Heritage – The Park
U.S. Navy, served 1946

Peter Salmon

Ives Hill
Born: April 27, 1932
U.S. Army, served 3 1/2 years

James Schultz

In Memoriam
Rolling Fields
U.S. Navy

Gene Reed Schwab

Rolling Fields
Born: December 17, 1946
U.S. Air Force, enlisted 1966

Phil Shays

Vinecroft
Born: November 28, 1932
U.S. Air Force, served 1955-1967 (Captain)

Donald Sheehan

Heritage – The Park
U.S. Navy, served 2 years

David Simmons

Ives Hill
Born: January 27, 1939
U.S. Army Reserve, served 8 years (1956)

Bert Sippy

Hearthstone
Born: July 7, 1935
U.S. Army, served 1956-1959

Hank Storm

In Memoriam
Heritage – The Homestead
U.S. Army, served 1950-1952

William “Bill” Stratton

Heritage – The Green
Born: August 30, 1942
U.S. Army, served 1964-1970

Miyako Tanabe

In Memoriam
Ives Hill
U.S. Air Force, served 1960-1964

Dr. William Barton VanSlyke

Ives Hill
Born: August 16, 1925
U.S. Army

Phil Wight

Heritage – The Green
Born: April 1, 1923
U.S. Air Force
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Robert Wood

Ives Hill
U.S. Air Force, served 12 years (1963)

Across our communities nationwide, we serve veterans daily.
Through special programing, recognition, and other events, we come together in celebration
and to grow in understanding of what our veterans sacrificed for all of us to live in freedom.