Veteran of the Week: Private 1st Class Robert Lynn Wolfe, Sr.

Published 2:31 pm Wednesday, December 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.

Private 1st Class Robert Lynn Wolfe, Sr. is being recognized as Veteran of the Week. (Contributed)

“The American Village is pleased to join the Shelby County Reporter in recognizing Private First Class Robert Lynn Wolfe, Sr. 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.”

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Here are highlights about this week’s Veteran of the Week: Robert (Bob) L. Wolfe was born in Corbin, KY, in 1929. He joined the Army in January 1951. He served from 1951 to 1953 during the time of the Korean War in the 101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles” at Fort Campbell, KY and Fort Benning, GA. After the war he moved to Montgomery, where he died on June 14, 2015, after a valiant fight against cancer.