Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Charles E. Peterson. Charles served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1940 – 1947. He was wounded in the Battle of the Coral Sea, one major naval battles in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United States and Australia.

After the war he was sent on the Antarctic expedition Operation Highjump, led by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr. with a primary mission was to establish the Antarctic research base Little America IV.

Charles passed away in 1990. We honor his service.

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  1. Rev. James Llewellyn Mengel III April 29, 2016 at 12:03 pm

    How long is moderation period?

  2. Rev. James Llewellyn Mengel III April 29, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    I’ll try your telephone!

  3. Rev. James L. Mengel III April 29, 2016 at 11:56 am

    Please tell us about the “Veterans For Peace” group. That’s what we gave our time and lives for–PEACE! And our relatives who died in action in WWII and North Korea? Please, what about VFP?

  4. William Tuey April 29, 2016 at 10:07 am

    RIP Brave Soldier

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