1. Al Callahan

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    produced by Kelly Petryszyn

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    • Bill & Jeff Ballenger 2011 Jason Awards

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      Bill and Jeff Ballenger received the Iowa Jason Award for 2011. They received the award for their organization and execution of eight Honor Flights taking World War II veterans to view the Washington DC, WWII Memorial. This is the video shown at the awards dinner November 16th, 2011 at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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      • D-Day Veterans Recognized by France

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        A representative of the French government came all the way to Dallas City Hall to pin the that country's Legion of Honor medal on seven North Texas veterans who fought on the beaches of Normandy in June of 1944. It is the highest decoration offered by France, and is awarded as a thank you for the sacrifices soldiers made to keep the world free.

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        • Donald Mates: The Battle of Iwo Jima

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          Donald Mates of the Third Marine Division saw some of the greatest action in the Pacific Theater of World War II at the Battle of Iwo Jima. After seeing combat in Guam, Mates was sent to Iwo Jima with the Fourth Platoon, tasked with locating the dangerous Japanese spigot mortars. At age 89, Mates reflects on his experience in one of the most grueling battles of the Second World War.

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          • February 22, 2015 – Temple City Camellia Festival honors World War II Veterans

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            On Sunday, February 22, 2015 the city of Temple City and the Camellia Festival honored local World War II Veterans. City officials were on hand along with Congresswoman Judy Chu and Assemblymember Ed Chau. Eleven veterans were honored for their heroic service to our country. They also served as the Honorary Grand Marshals. ©TempleCityPhotos.com – Jerry Jambazian

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            • Honor Flight: A Journey, A Lifetime in the Making (April 2014 mission)

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              Find out what Honor Flight of South East Florida does and follow some World War II veterans to the nation's capitol to visit the World War II memorial. Look for on camera interviews of those unsung heroes and some surprises they encounter along the way.

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              • Inaugural Honor Flight SENC Welcome Home Event

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                On Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 103 local WWII Veterans took the first Honor Flight from Wilmington to Washington, D.C. to see their memorial. Photos are of the Veterans returning home after their emotional trip. Thank you Veterans for your service!

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                • In Honor of Service

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                  Eckerd Students Document the Military Histories of ASPEC WWII Veterans. Eckerd College 2013 Advanced Journalism Class interviewed 3 ASPEC World War Two Veterans. Eckerd College Professor Tracy Crow directed the production. The Veterans stories had a huge impact on the students.

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                  • Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, Doolittle Raider

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                    Lt. Col. Edward Saylor was in Plane 15 of the famed Doolittle Raid on April 18, 1942. He talks about his experiences leading up to the raid, the raid itself, and the time he spent on a small island off the coast of China, hiding from Japanese soldiers. Saylor and his crew eventually made it to the Chinese main land before returning home. This film was created in his honor following his passing on January 28, 2015. This interview, conducted in November 2014, is likely to be the last he has done.

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                    • Norm

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                      My Grandfather Norm allows us to take a brief glimpse into his life so that we can see what's been lost, and all that he'll leave behind. I wanted to capture the lonely beauty of old age and emotionally connect with one of the last members of "the Greatest Generation." Music: "Avalon" by Sigur Ros. A JMC437/Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication production of a Jordan Currier film Cinematography and Editing by Jordan Currier

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