Veteran of the Month – January 2022

Published 4:50 pm Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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Art Whittaker

Art served in the US Navy from 1944-1947 aboard the USS Boxer, USS Kearsarge and the USS Shangri-La. His squadron of SB2C’s Helldrivers saw action in the Philippine Islands chain serving in the dive bomber role against enemy shipping lanes.

Art Whittaker

His deployment took him to Subic Bay in Australia and finally to Japan after the surrender.

Art loves sharing his experiences during WW2 to his friends and family.

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