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CHANCE PHELPS’ HONOR BELL ARTIFACTS

CHANCE PHELPS PHELPS’ ENLISTED DRESS INSIGNIA Chance Russell Phelps was a Private First Class — posthumously promoted to Lance Corporal — in the United States Marine Corps. He served with 2nd Platoon, Battery L, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment(3/11), 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Phelps was killed in Iraq as the convoy he was […]

KENNETH MELCHER’S HONOR BELL ARTIFACT

KENNETH MELCHER A BUTTON FROM MELCHER’S AIR FORCE UNIFORM Kenneth C. Melcher enlisted in the US Air Force in 1955. He retired at Lowry Air Force Base in 1978 as a Chief Master Sergeant. Ken then worked as an Air Force civilian employee until 1994. After retirement, Melcher volunteered for numerous veterans’ organizations. Melcher’s family […]