Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day repost: Ribbons

(Original post: 5/31/10)

After last winter's visit with the family back at the farm (what I sometimes like to call "Walton's Mountain without the mountain"), I came home with four of my dad's WWII Army service ribbons. (No idea where the medals are, though they may have been donated with the rest of his dress uniform to the Indiana War Memorial museum).

The first three ribbons connect with well-known family history regarding his service years:

Regarding the fourth, we only have the Army's word:

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