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August/September 2004

Warriors: A Tradition of Service


John & Charles Woolwine

John H. Woolwine (left) of Roanoke, Virginia, VVA Chapter 81 served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam with the 199th Light Infantry Brigade in 1967-68. He attended ceremonies at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington in which his son, Charles Woolwine (on crutches) who is attached to the Army's 25th Infantry Division, received the Purple Heart after being seriously wounded in Iraq. Standing beside Charles is his younger brother, James. His uncle, Ret. Army Col. W. Droke is at far right.


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