I thought I would share this photo my cousin posted of his father, my Uncle. He’s no longer with us but I will never forget him or all of the times I asked him about his experiences in the military. Thank you to all of the Veterans on this day and always.
(On back of Photograph) Sgt. Arley Brakel, Goodrich,
N. Dak., member of Field Artillery Battalion, ST
U. S. Army, right, receives Bronze Star Medal from
Brig. Gen. Williston Palmer, commanding General, VII
Corps Artillery, 1st Army, at Ceremony near
Passed for Publication 21 May 1945