Monday, February 28, 2011

RIP - Frank Buckles

Frank Buckles - Enlistment Photo
Frank Buckles of West Virginia passed away earlier today as a result of natural causes. He was 110 years old. Mr. Buckles held the distinction of being the last American veteran of World War I.

We, as a nation, have officially lost an important generation. His legacy, and the legacy of those who served with him, will live on for generations.

The full obituary for Mr. Buckles is available here from the Associated Press.

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