Katherean Swartz • Army • 1986 – • OIF/OEF • US Army Chemical Corps
Dave Hosek • Navy • 1972 – • Gulf War (Operation Desert Storm), Operation Restore Hope (Somalia) • Dave served in the United States Navy from 1991-1995, serving through Operation Desert Storm and Operation Restore Hope in Somalia. He operated primarily as a store keep on the USS Niagara Falls supply ship and was in charge of ordering the supplies and the logistics of getting the supplies from ship to ship. The USS Niagara Falls was responsible for supplying the 7th fleet during the Gulf War. Additionally, Dave served on the ships Fire Brigade and the ship softball team.
Jack Kimberlin • Air Force • 1921-2012 • WWII • As a pilot of a B-17 Aircraft, Jack made 35 successful bombing missions in Europe. Later in the War, he became a flight instructor of B-17 pilots. He was instrumental in construction of many business structures and homes in the Clifton Forge area. He was owner of Kim-Stan Incorporated, owner and operator of Virginia Coal and Supply in Clifton Forge, and was former owner and operator of the Valley Ridge Water System.
Captain Barry Seidel
Captain Barry Seidel • Army • 1950- • Vietnam • Seidel of Oley Township was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with Valor Device for his service in Vietnam. He was serving with the 199th Light Infantry Brigade in February 1968 when his forward observation team came under attack from ground and mortar fire. He organized his team from an exposed position at his own peril to move them forward into positions where they could return fire. The concentrated fire on the enemy allowed the full force to repel the attack from a very large group of Viet Cong fighters.