Featured Veteran Spotlight
James is a veteran of the United States Marines who fought in World War II from 1943-1946. He is a survivor of Iwo Jima which was one of the bloodiest battles to take place in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Six thousand and eight hundred American Service members lost their life and nearly twenty six thousand were wounded. Out of the nearly twenty one thousand Japanese soldiers entrenched on the island; eighteen thousand of them were killed or died by ritual suicide.
At 91 years old, James uses a walker and is unable to use steps to get in and out of his home. Leaving his home became challenging and stressful.