by Corbie Hill & Michelle Goetzl
OutreachNC asked adults and children our November question. Share your answer on our Facebook page.
My husband. — Miriam, 84
The oldest veteran in my family I know of is my great, great, great, great, great grandfather who was in the Marines and his name is William Sawyere. — Duncan, 9
My dad, Charles, was in the Navy. — Michelle, 56
The oldest veteran in my family is my great-grandpa Charles.
He was in the Marine Corps. — Tanner, 9
Me. — Peter, 59
Charlie McHarney, Air Force. — Callie, 9
My uncle, John Genge, was in the Army. — Chloe, 9
My brother, who’s a few years younger than me. — Caroline, 68
My grandpa, Jim Bond, was in the Army. — Olivia, 9
My dad, Mike, was in the Army. — Molly, 9
Surviving, I have a few uncles and uncles-through-marriage.
My grandfather was a bombardier on a B-17 during World War II,
but he’s not around anymore. — Corbie, 36
My great grandpa Hugo was in the Army during WWII. — William, 9
My dad. He was a Marine and in the Vietnam War. — Jordan, 9
My grandpa. He was in the Army in WWII. — Lilah, 9
My father served for 25 years in the Army. — Thomas, 9