Veterans Coalition to conduct 12th mission of Missing in Nevada project

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The Fernley Reporter

The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct its twelfth mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery by honoring 17 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.

Services will be conducted with full military honors for the following 17 veterans at 2 p.m., Friday, July 13 at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 14 Veterans Way, in Fernley Nevada:

  • Robert Blacketer (1926-2009) Served in the U.S. Navy 8 Nov 1943-15 Apr 1946 WWII/Korea
  • Hubert Burke (1951-1987) served in the U.S. Navy 25 Sep 1969-24 Sep 1973 Vietnam
  • George Coffield (1923-1984) served in the U.S. Army 20 Mar 1943-18 Jan 1947 WWII
  • Carlos Coons (1918-1984) served in the U.S. Army 5 Feb 1942-28 Sep 1945 WWII
  • Myrl Crowe (1923-1986) served in the U.S. Navy 22 May 1944-30 Jun 1947 WWII
  • Gerald Cupp (1929-2006) Served in the U.S. Navy 31 Jan 1947- 18 Jun 1947
  • Lester Davidson (1920-1986) served in the U.S. Army 24 Oct 1939-02 Oct 1945 WWII
  • George Deringer (1920-1987) served in the U.S. Army /U.S. Air Force 13 Nov 1941-12 Aug 1960 WWII/Korea
  • Louis Dufour (1890-1987) served in the U.S. Army 12 Sept 1918-10 Jan 1919 WWI
  • Paul Erickson (1919-1986) served in the U.S. Army 05 Dec 1941-15 Nov 1945 WWII
  • Norman Fannin (1934-1987) served in the U.S. Navy 21 May 1952-14 Feb 1955 Korea
  • Joseph Fields (1916-1986) served in the U.S. Army 10 May 1943-05 Dec 1945 WWII
  • John Francis (1925-1986) served in the U.S. Navy 27 Jan 1945-16 May 1946 WWII
  • Larry French (1921-1996) Served in the U.S. Army 12 Sep 1942-5 Feb 1946 WWII
  • John Herb (1918-1983) served in the U.S. Navy 28 Feb 1942-30 Jun 1963 WWII/Korea
  • Gerald Murdock (1938-2004) Served in the U.S. Navy 5 Oct 1956-11 Dec 1964 Vietnam
  • Steven Turadek (1956-2006) Served in the U.S. Army 18 May 1976-17 May 1979

Government officials, the public and media are invited to attend. Thank you to the National Personnel Records Center [NPRC] and their vast team of researchers; all our Nevada Veteran Coalition [NVC] members’ countless volunteer hours; the NVC Honor Guard and various other escorts; and the staff at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery [NNVMC] for guiding us through the proper procedures to get these veterans home where they belong.

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One thought on “Veterans Coalition to conduct 12th mission of Missing in Nevada project

  • July 10, 2018 at 11:03 am
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    Are you open to group with different points of view? Or are you only a conservative organization?

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