Mississippi Native, Bradford “Brad” Freeman, Easy Company, Second Battalion, 506th, Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.  The book “Band of Brothers”, is based on the harrowing events that made-up their military careers and later on became the popular HBO miniseries.

 

http://www.theredstonerocket.com/news/article_73002bb0-148b-11e7-9532-773a58560b69.html

https://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/living-legacies-real-band-brothers-vets-just-wont_quit.html

More Honored Vets

Hardy, George

Congressional Gold Medal, “Tuskegee Airman” dated “1941-1949.”, Army Air Corp

Rosser, Ronald

Medal of Honor recipient, Army

Stewart, Harry

Distinguished Flying Cross, Army Air Corp

Vaughan, Samuel Richard

Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross w/Valor Citation, Air Force

Agnew, Al

Ex-POW, Navy