WWII Blog & News

The Story of the Four Chaplains

Through the night of February 2, 1943, the S.S. Dorchester was traveling from New York to Great Britain.  Once a luxury coastal liner, the 5,649-ton vessel had been converted into an Army transport ship, and was crowded to capacity, carrying 902 servicemen, merchant seamen, and civilian workers. That evening, the …

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Hero Highlight: James “Jimmy” Guthrie

They Gave All TGA 5K presented by Loyalty Automotive Countdown to Veterans Day is sponsored by Woody Funeral Home & Nelsen Funeral Home As we “run apart to honor together,” we are highlighting heroes from across the Commonwealth who have bravely served.  Virginians have always been proud of their heritage. …

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