A dozen men with the Stockton Marine Corps Club and Teen Challenge International Faith Home Ranch placed American flags in a Field of Flags, recognizing the soldiers killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11, at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Even at 101 years old, Elmo “Alex” Alexander can still remember his journey from humble beginnings as the son of a farmer in Kansas to a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Air Corps, flying 13 bombing missions over Japan in World War II.
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