Veteran of the Week: Sgt. C. Dale Dunnaway

Published 4:21 pm Monday, March 12, 2018

By MELANIE POOLE / Special to the Reporter

The Veteran of the Week is sponsored by the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village — honoring America’s veterans and telling the stories of their service and sacrifice for the cause of liberty.

“The American Village is pleased to join the Shelby County Reporter in recognizing Sgt. C. Dale Dunnaway as Veteran of the Week,” American Village founder and CEO Tom Walker said. “He is representative of the hundreds of thousands of Alabamians who have risked it all for the sake of our country and its freedom. To all veterans we owe a debt we can never fully repay.”

Sgt. C. Dale Dunnaway is being recognized as this week’s Veteran of the Week. (Contributed)

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Here are highlights about this week’s Veteran of the Week: Dale Dunnaway was born in 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force (1963-1967) as a Food Service Specialist. Sgt. Dunnaway spent 18 months in Libya, North Africa (October 1965 to April 1967). He died in 2016 and is buried at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo.