Veteran Stories

Pamela Corr

When she joined the U.S. Air Force in 1992, Pamela Corr’s original desire was to get out and see the world. It didn’t take long for that desire to develop into serving the country and working with her fellow troops. Pamela completed Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, and continued […]

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Hattiesburg Veteran Honored Through Operation Veteran Home Renovation

September 13, 2017

Purple Heart Homes’ second annual Operation Veteran Home Renovation (OVHR) is underway with support from the National League of Cities and The Home Depot. Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is one of six cities that are participating in OVHR. U.S. Army Veteran Jerry Holliman of Hattiesburg, who needed repairs to his home, was honored for his 40 years […]

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David Holland

William “David” Holland was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966 to serve in the Vietnam War. He completed his Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and got married to Bobbie, his amazing wife, before going to Fort Gordon, Georgia, for Advanced Training. Active duty stationed David in Vietnam during the earlier part of […]

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Bill Mullis

70-year-old Boyd “Bill” Mullis was inspired to serve in the military by his seven uncles and father who all served during World War II. More specifically, Bill wanted to serve as a Paratrooper just like his father. In 1965, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Army to serve in the Vietnam War and completed Basic Training […]

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