Louisville, Ky. – November 11, 2018 – Marking Veterans Day this year, Signature HealthCARE is personally delivering cards to veterans in the Louisville community and recognizing many veterans’ accomplishments in Hall of Fame.
“It’s important to us to thank our residents and elders for their service, sacrifice and accomplishments. Each and every one of their stories are important to us, and we cherish the opportunity to celebrate our residents and elders,” David Baumgartner, Signature’s Vice President of Spirituality, said.
Signature’s Hall of Fame inducted dozens of veterans this year commemorating their sacrifice and achievements in the armed forces.
Signature HealthCARE of Coshocton inducted army veteran Charles William Gill into the Hall of Fame. Mr. Gill served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a Tech Sergeant.
Signature HealthCARE of Erin inducted army veteran Billy Weaver into the Hall of Fame. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was one of the very first members of the Army’s elite fighting force, the Green Berets. Mr. Weaver earned an astounding 97 jumps from army aircraft.
Gulfport Rehabilitation Center inducted airforce veteran David Sjolund into the Hall of Fame. Mr. Sjolund enlisted in the Airforce after high school and went on to serve in Vietnam where he was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses and eight Air Medals.
Gulfport Rehabilitation Center also inducted army veteran Alyce Wilmot into the Hall of Fame. Ms. Wilmot and her husband of 70 years joined the army together when World War II began. After serving in the Nurse Cadets, Alyce went on to work directly under Dwight Eisenhower in the Pentagon’s military intelligence.
Signature HealthCARE at Hillcrest inducted veteran James Wilson into the Hall of Fame. Mr. Wilson is a veteran of the United States 101st Airborne Division and served during the Allied invasion of France in 1944. He is 100 years young.
Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center inducted Air Force veteran Richard Privette into the Hall of Fame. Mr. Privette joined the United States Air Force in 1968 as a Combat Photographer. He later joined NASA as a Computer Engineer for Space Shuttles.