Posts Categorized: Exclusive Veteran Interviews

Exclusive Veteran Interview: Reggie Horton

Sergeant E-5 Reginald “Reggie” Horton Second Generation Americal Division Like his father and uncle before him, Reginald Horton served in the U.S. Army’s 23rd Infantry Division, more commonly known as the Americal Division. Formed from Task Force 6814 in 1942, it was deactivated in 1945. The 23rd Infantry Division was activated from 1954 to 1956… Read more »

Exclusive Veteran Interview: General William L. “Spider” Nyland

Nicknamed “Spider” early in his career for a unique dress and singing style at a 1950s theme party, Marine General William L. “Spider” Nyland says the moniker stuck right away. “It’s the rules of call signs, you can’t pick your own and it’s usually given to you by a superior officer. It could have been… Read more »