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Newport Harbor Post 291 of the American Legion honors our fallen veterans. This memorial page is dedicated to those who have served our country in uniform, and to pay tribute to their honorable service and the sacrifices they made in defense of our freedom. The names listed below have been provided by family members and friends who have made contributions to Post 291 in the name of these honored veterans.
These veterans are no longer with us but their sacrifice should not be forgotten.
- CATHERINE B. TURNER AND LT. COLONEL WILLIAM “BILLIE JO” TURNER , U.S. ARMY, KOREAN WAR
- CAL SAWYER, ARMY, WWII 1925-2021
- EDWARD COOK, ARMY, KOREA, COUNTER INTELLIGENCE, 1930-2021
- 1LT EDWARD JACKLIN, NAVY, WWII, BOMB DISPOSAL (EOD) NORMANDY INVASION 1944, 1920-2020
BMC (SEAL) BRAD MICHAEL O’NEILL, US NAVY, PERSIAN GULF, 1964-2000
- MAJOR BRADLEY GENE CUTHBERT, USAF. SHOT DOWN OVER NORTH VIETNAM NOVEMBER 23, 1968. REMAINS RETURNED 1998.
- 2LT JAMES PATRICK BLECKSMITH, MARINE, IRAQI FREEDOM II, FALLUJAH, IRAQ 1980-2004
- PFC STEPHEN C FORREST, MARINE CORPS VIETNAM 1948-1966
- TED BRYANT, ARMY VIETNAM 1938-2020
- FRANK CHRISTY, AIR FORCE VIETNAM 1900-2020
- WERNER ESCHER, NAVY WWII 1931-2020
- CARLOS FLORES, ARMY WWII 1924-2020
- HAROLD NAKASONE, ARMY WWII 1920-2019
- GEORGE SISCO, ARMY KOREA 1932-2020
- EDWARD STAPLETON, AIR FORCE WWII 1923-2020
- THOMAS SULLIVAN, MARINES VIETNAM 1900-2019
- RONALD NATALIE, ARMY VIETNAM 1948-1970
- JANET SNOW, ARMY WAC WWII 1921-2020
- NORMAN SNOW, ARMY AIR CORP WWII 1922-2020
“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt