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Fred Korematsu’s fight for liberty should inspire us all

Daily Bulletin 31 Jan 2023
In a stratified culture, national heroes can be hard to find. Here in the United States of America, Fred Korematsu is surely a hero for us all ... Rejected from military service at the beginning of the war, he got work instead as a welder at a shipyard — until he was let go from that because of his Japanese descent ... Related Articles. Opinion . ... Opinion . ... .

'Mr. Jambalaya' tapped as Gonzales Citizen of the Year by City Council

The Advocate 29 Jan 2023
Most people know Wally Paul Taillon simply as Mr. Jambalaya. Gonzales Mayor Barney Arceneaux and the City Council have tapped him with a new moniker — Citizen of the Year ... The next year, in 1965, he married his high school sweetheart, Rita James. As a young man, Taillon earned his welder’s certification and began work at the Pascagoula Shipyard ... .

Mr. Benjamin Wayne Nelson

Johnson City Press 31 Dec 2022
HARRISONBURG, VA - Mr. Benjamin Wayne Nelson, age 99, of Harrisonburg, Virginia passed away on December 28, 2022 ... He was the second of seven children. After graduating from Lamar High School in Washington County, he became a welder and worked in the Baltimore Shipyard for 2 years before entering the Army in 1944 ... Pallbearers will be nephews ... ....

Rishi Sunak’s energy support payment pledge to NI households could come back to haunt him

Belfast Telegraph 16 Dec 2022
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak with welder Brian Walsh as he visits the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast (Credit ... Prime Minister Rishi Sunak with welder Brian Walsh as he visits the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast (Credit.

Rishi Sunak refuses to ‘raise expectations’ on finding swift solution to NI protocol impasse

The Irish Times 16 Dec 2022
UK prime minister says he is working ‘flat out’ to try to restore power-sharing at Stormont. UK prime minister Rishi Sunak with welder Brian Walsh as he visited the Harland & Wolff shipyard and factory in Belfast on Friday. Photograph ... READ MORE ... .

‘Soldier for Life’ jumped out of airplanes before Elvis Presley received his draft notice

McAlester News-Capital 15 Dec 2022
MCALESTER ARMY AMMUNITION PLANT, Okla. – A telecommunications maintenance specialist currently working at McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) enlisted in the U.S ... 20, 1957 ... “He worked as a welder in a shipyard in California during World War II; on a ranch in Cheyenne, Wyoming; and then helped build oil rigs in Oklahoma and Texas.” ... Not Morris ... 24 ... .

OSHA launches investigation into worker's death at Fraser Shipyards

Duluth News Tribune 06 Dec 2022
SUPERIOR — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation with C & L Contracting in connection with the death of a worker Monday at Fraser Shipyards ... A 64-year-old man from Watertown, Wisconsin, was found dead at Fraser Shipyards after reportedly falling off a ship in dry dock.

Superior police investigate death at Fraser Shipyards

Duluth News Tribune 06 Dec 2022
SUPERIOR — A 64-year-old man of Watertown, Wisconsin, was found dead Monday at Fraser Shipyards after reportedly falling off a ship in dry dock ... Monday's fatal accident is the second in five years at the Superior-based shipyard. Welder Joseph Burch died of sepsis after he was ...

Matilde Trujillo

Rio Grande Sun 30 Nov 2022
Matilde Trujillo, 98, a resident of Chimayo, NM, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, November 18, 2022, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, John R ... She soon left to the San Francisco, California area to work as a welder in the shipyards in support of the US military’s war effort during World War II ... Trujillo ... .

In Loving Memory Of Renee Donahue: 1927-2022

The Centralia Chronicle 26 Nov 2022
It involved driving tractor and plowing the fields at 14, being the editor for the Adna High School yearbook, working in the Portland shipyards as a welder during WWII, being a switchboard operator for AT&T in San Francisco, an administrative secretary at Camp Murray in Washington, and selling Bee Line clothing in Tacoma, Washington ... 28, 2022.

Sir Billy Connolly Spirit of Glasgow comedy award created for festival

AOL 17 Nov 2022
Born in Glasgow in 1942, he began his working life as a welder in the Clyde shipyards before embarking on a career as a folk singer and musician alongside Gerry Rafferty in The Humblebums, and then ...

Richard J. Garcia

The Galveston Daily News 15 Nov 2022
LA MARQUE, TX — Richard J ... He was a graduate of La Marque High School, Class of ‘68, and worked at Todd Shipyard as a Welder before becoming a police officer in 1985 ... ....

Shipyard deaths take toll on workers left to grapple with trauma, friends lost

The Post and Courier 12 Nov 2022
Derryck Barentine had just turned 20 and was working as a welder apprentice through a contractor at Detyens Shipyards, a ship repair yard in North Charleston ... Close in age, they bonded over shared interest in music and cars, two young guys passing through the shipyard en route to dreams for their grown-up lives.

Donald Allen McKee

Cadillac News 12 Nov 2022
Donald Allen McKee, of Greenwood Township, passed away at home with family by his side on Thursday, November 10, 2022. He was 56 ... Following his graduation, Don enlisted in the United States Navy to be with his brother as a welder. Don became a hull maintenance technician at the Philadelphia shipyards where he met his wife Wendy in 1985 ... Cadillac News. .

World War II veteran heeded the call of duty when he was 17

Park Record 11 Nov 2022
He moved to Portland, Oregon, to stay with some family friends, hoping to land a job at the Swan Island Shipyard ... While preparing to ask the shipyard foreman for a job, Rainey asked his friend for some advice ... Rainey’s shipyard job included assigning welders to work on the ships.

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