World War II

Written by Purvis Christian The toughest experience of my life was when I was shot down during World War II, and held as a POW by the Germans for 11 months and 17 days. I was a waist gunner on a B-17, headed for Liege Belgium, on 11 May 1944. We had strayed 20 miles … Continue reading World War II

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Installation of Officers

The installation of George M. Simmons, Post 3 officers for the following year will be held at the Post Home on Saturday, 23 Jun 2018, at 6:30 PM. Members are welcome to attend and may bring one guest.  Please call Becky at 318-487-1887 if you plan to attend.

Pearl Harbor

What God did at Pearl Harbor that day is interesting and I never knew this little bit of history:   Tour boats ferry people out to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii every thirty minutes. We just missed a ferry and had to wait thirty minutes. I went into a small gift shop to kill … Continue reading Pearl Harbor