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November 15, 2017
by: jtracy
Lt. Colonel Roger Phillips of Orlando served as United States Navy Executive Officer on the USS Tom Green County Landing Ship during the Vietnam War and sent a request for...
November 15, 2017
by: jtracy
SANDWICHES ARRIVED 12 NOON FRI 03 MAY VIA HELO FROM SAIGON. CONDITION EXCELLENT AND FLAVOR SUPERB AS USUAL. WARDROOM JOINS ME IN EXPRESSING MANY MANY THANKS. ALL NOW ARE...
November 14, 2017
by: jtracy
22 March 68 Dong Tam, Vietnam Dear Paul and Doris: I thought you might be interested in to see a picture of my ship, the Landing Ship Tom Green County. At the time it was...
August 22, 2017
by: jtracy
The first edition of the Dr. Phillips Legacies newsletter explored the events that brought the well-known Dr. Phillips name to the Central Florida community. The second...
March 29, 2017
by: jtracy
Dr. Robert Byrd, an Orlando native, recalls the sacrifice and work ethic of his uncle, Marshall Edwards, in this excerpt from an oral history interview with Dr. Byrd at the...
March 8, 2017
by: jtracy
Kenneth Hughey stopped to see Rocky Mountain National Park while hauling cattle to a big ranch in Fort Collins, Colorado, circa 1970's. The short side of the story, after him...
October 8, 2014
by: jtracy
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Meloon celebrate their 75th Wedding Anniversary. LISTEN...
October 8, 2014
by: jtracy
Enjoying the beauty of Florida in a 2000 Ski Nautique. Leo Bentz built the first Ski Nautique in 1957 in South Florida. In 1961 Mr. Bentz sold the Ski Nautique mold and brand...
May 15, 2014
by: jtracy
Photo of Paul's Truck Stop on South Orange Blossom Trail facing southbound....