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Veteran Wall of Honor

Carter Simmons

Veteran Nickname: 

DOB: November 5, 1924
Hometown: Lucerne, Pennsylvania
Branch of Service:  US Marine Corps
Veteran Job / MOS in the Military: Mine Difuser and Stretcher Bearer
Veteran Combat Theater: Asiatic Pacific Theatre
Veteran Medals: American Campaign Metal, Asiatic Pacific Campaign Metal, Good Conduct Metal, US Navy Occupation Service Metal
Veteran after Service Employment / Job: Owner of a pool service company in Miami, Florida
Veteran Hobbies: Water sports and all things USMC!
Favorite Food or Cocktail: Cash was a vegetarian before it was cool!
Veteran Pets: A beloved dog named “Little Girl”

Fun Fact: Getting bit by the”adventure bug” after the war, he and two buddies
were commissioned to film wild animals in Africa. During their time there, they were attacked by a rhino displeased by their filming and charged by a herd of wild elephants, also camera-shy. He was later quoted as saying “it wasn’t the wild animals that worried us so much, it was the prevalence of disease.” After returning from Africa, Cash, who had been on the swim team
in university prior to the war, parlayed that expertise into becoming an aquatics performer in the Aqua-Spectacular Water Show performing throughout US & Europe. He performed flaming high dives off a 30-foot tower and Houdini-like handcuffed underwater

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