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A Navy Bubblehead

CPO Henry Linster presenting Yeoman Mike Linster with his dolphins insigna.

American Legion Post 41 Commander Mike Linster grew up in a Navy family. His father, Henry, was a career Navy man who served on submarines. As a result, the family moved around often, and Mike attended eighteen different schools during … Continue reading

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A Life-Long Legionnaire

Glenda and Roy Glammeyer

Two words best describe Roy Glammeyer—honest and faithful. He prides himself on always dealing honestly with people, both in his personal and professional relationships, and he has always been faithful to his God and his family. Roy was born in … Continue reading

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A Proud Navy Veteran

Dunsmore_Combined

Alan L. “Al” Dunsmore was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. His father worked as a machinist for GE Rail, a subsidiary of General Electric that made 5-inch guns for the Navy during World War II, and wanted Al to … Continue reading

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A Naval Officer, Or Else!

Lieutenant (jg) Winston Johns (1955)

Frederick Winston Johns, Jr. was born into a Navy family.  His father served in the Navy during the two World Wars.  During World War II, his father was in charge of mine warfare in the Panama Canal Zone and later … Continue reading

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World War II In The Caribbean

Bill Groot (1946)

(By John Mallery) In 1926, William C. “Bill” Groot was born into a Navy family.   His father served over thirty years in the Navy and retired at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.  One of his uncles also served in … Continue reading

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