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i lmaiii m n|a,Nmi / Feather River Bulletin Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 5A Country Villa Quincy Herman Posch, Army 1st Healthcare marked Pearl sergeant and later master Harbor Day, Dec. 7, with sergeant, 464 Parachute Field some of its World War II Artillery Battalion and 17th veterans Airborne Division and 82nd Scott Kelly, Navy Seabee, Airborne, was stationed in served 1942 through 1945 England, Belgium, France stationed in New Guinea. and Germany and served Kelly said, "I built dams, 1943-1945. docks, roads. I also enjoyed "I received a letter mess duty, working in the from the army stating that bakery making a lot of fried they needed paratroopers. I doughnuts for 1,500 men." applied and was accepted, Grant Matter served in though I had never been in a the Navy for "20 years, six plane before. I felt I could months and four days," jump from planes. I now worked on aircraft and hell- wonder, what was I think- copters stateside, ing!" he said. He said, "I joined up with "I was shipped to England three of my buddies, one was December of 1944, serving in killed in France and the other the Battle of the Bulge. I was made it home. I was not very sergeant major for the 82nd proud of my career because I Airborne. My job was to was never shot at; not all the protect our troops and make boys were as lucky as me. sure my men kept their noses I always made sure their clean" aircraft worked properly." William Lee, Army, served Marilyn Souders, Coast "10 years, four months and 28 Guard, Chaplain Corps, 1943 days, beginning in 1945. - 1945, llth District Head'- "I was shipped'to Japan for quarters Long Beach, said, observation of occupied "I worked with the chaplain, Japan for little over a year. assisting with the sailors' I also served in Korea as a and families' needs. I drove mechanic, worked on any- the chaplain wherever he thing with an engine." fieeded to go. I also worked Walter Bonzell, Army and with the Salvation Army and Air Force, served five years, Red Cross." stateside. "I was a cook and Curtis Bryant, Army 1943- went all over the states set- 1946, served stateside at San ting up new training camps Francisco General Hospital as and cooking for the troops in office clerk and supplies ser- training," he said. geant for the Army hospital. He said, "I never made it overseas, but served my time making sure the hospital had food and supplies for the soldiers." Incarcen Friday, Jan. 14, at 10 a.m,, Feather River College will confer associate's degrees at a graduation cereriiony at Women's F aciHW in Chowchilla to approximately 40 incarcerated women who have successfully completed their degree requirements in general studies. The event will bring nearly 200 visitors in support of the women who will walk in cap and gown towards the stage to receive their diplomas. Feather River College be- gan its Incarcerated Student Program at Chowchilla in fall 2008. Today, the college serves four California correc- tional centers with more than 200 incarcerated students in attendance. Instructors teaching in the program hope to send a mes- sage about the importance of education as a rehabilitative tool long known to reduce recidivism rates. This will be the first graduation ceremony for the college and one of the largest ever held at Chowchilla. Richard K. Stockton, CLU ChFC, Agent Insurance lic. #0868653 Providing Insurance & Financial Services 65 W. Main St.- Quincy, CA 95971 (530] 283-0565 - Fax (530) 283-5143 WE LIVE WHERE YOU LIVE :J)901016 ,: ;:;. :.. i: StateFarm, Home 0ffice. B oom ngton.lL I Over1'20 "Fop Channels including local Channels i ! Cathy R~hmeyer (second from left} won the 50/50 drawing at E Alpha's holiday craft fair Saturday, Dec. 4. She took home $680, which left an equal amount forthe group's scholarship fur~d. 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