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Veteran Wall of Honor
Theodore Oliver Hyora
Veteran Nickname If Any: Ted
Veteran DOB: August 16, 1919
Hometown: Stuart, Florida.
Branch of Service: US Army 101st Airborne
Veteran Job / MOS in the Military: Pfc Parachute Infantry/ 18 months
List Veteran Combat Theatre(s) If Any: European Theatre
Veteran Medals: Purple heart, Presidential Unit Citation ribbon, 1 bronze star on his wings pin for 1 combat jump, European Campaign Medal
Veteran after Service Employment / Job: Commercial Fisherman, Postmaster
Veteran Hobbies: Casino Gambling
Pets & Names if Any: Salt Water Fish
List a Fun Fact About Your Veteran: As a Screaming Eagle Ted jumped with his division inside German occupied Holland September 1944. As if in commemoration, August 16th was designated National Airborne Day to honor the first official Army parachute jump in 1940—on this airborne veteran’s birthday.