Luke Jensen had no idea what to do until he met Captain Jerry Yellin, a 91-year old World War II veteran. Yellin had been there and done that since the end of the war in 1945. #PTSD #WWIIVet http://www.examiner.com/article/ptsd-is-a-grave-for-a-living-human-being
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The National WWII Museum Presents New Permanent Exhibit Road to Tokyo: Pacific Theater Galleries
Click this link to view the trailer PART I: Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades premieres Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 8 p.m. ET. Click this link to view the trailer Part II: Fighter pilot Jerry Yellin recounts how an unlikely event helped him recover from the war. “It’s a very emotional moment for me, to think of […]
An estimated 20,000 to 25,000 people are expected to line downtown Dallas streets in two weeks to celebrate Veterans Day and honor those who served during World War II, which ended 70 years ago. The city’s annual Veterans Day parade is scheduled for Nov. 11 and features seven grand marshals: six men and one woman. Their names […]
Award-winning author joins fellow veterans on Honor Flight Yellin is the author of four books; a spokesman for Spirit of ’45, an organization that celebrates the WWII generation; and an advocate for aiding veterans who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder. “I hardly could ever go up in a building, a 10-story, 12-story building, without standing by […]
Wednesday’s trip was Yellin’s first Honor Flight to visit memorials in Washington, D.C., although the resident of Fairfield, Iowa, had seen them several times before. The group departed from the Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing and Fort Wayne International Airport, which began its life as a military air base during WWII. Please click the link […]
Captain Jerry Yellin speaks at The National Press Club in Washington DC What a day this was!
Captain Jerry Yellin gave the luncheon speech in the McClendon Room of The National Press Club on Thursday, September 17th. Jerry spoke about war, peace, and healing. The event was hosted by Ken Dalecki, Commander of the National Press Club’s American Legion Post 20. After his inspiring speech, Captain Yellin took some time with Commander Ken Dalecki, and […]
“Special recognition goes to the national grassroots campaign and the collaborative efforts of many who share a common goal of preserving the legacy of the Greatest Generation which culminated with the World War II 70th Anniversary Commemoration. Their efforts will continue to inspire future generations, especially the youth of our country.” AFA Proclamation Captain Jerry […]
Capt. Jerry Yellin, a World War II vet and P-51 fighter pilot, talks about the greatest generation and winning the Spirit of ’45 award at the Air Force Association conference. Air Force Times AFA 2015