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Oklahoma Heroes: Erwin King


Oklahoma Heroes: Erwin King Erwin King, a silver star recipient, served with the 103rd Infantry in World War II. He traveled over 500 miles on foot through France, Germany and Austria. He survived multiple close calls and combat injuries as well as [...]

Oklahoma Heroes: Johnny Messimore


Oklahoma Heroes: Johnny Messimore Johnny Messimore is a Vietnam veteran and a Cherokee Nation citizen who served with the 25th Infantry Division. He was part of a mechanized unit that operated out of tracked vehicles in the far reaches of [...]

Oklahoma Heroes: Will Williams


Oklahoma Heroes: Horace "Will" Williams Horace “Will” Williams served 20 years in the United States Army. He served in Vietnam and went on to supervise 200 recruiters in the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.  Upon retiring from the Army, Will [...]

Perspectives: Sam’s Perspective – Get Shorty


Perspectives: Sam's Perspective - Get Shorty Perspectives: Sam’s Perspective - Get Shorty Did you see the movie “Get Shorty”? It starred Gene Hackman, John Travolta and Danny DeVito. It was a 1995 American crime thriller/comedy film. The story line [...]

Oklahoma Heroes: Joe Taylor


Oklahoma Heroes: Joe Taylor Joe Taylor, a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation, served with the United States Marine Corps in Vietnam. His first destination was the battle of Khe Sanh where he and his 6,000 fellow marines defended the [...]