A vintage World War II DUKW amphibious truck, nicknamed a “Duck,” that supported Allied landings in Normandy, France, on D-Day will be exhibited at the WII USO big-band dance and USO show on Nov. 22 at the Hannah Block Historic USO/Community Arts Center, at 120 South Second Street in Wilmington.
The somber service was held at McClure Presbyterian Church. That's the same church where Lance Corporal Ross Carver and his wife Brandy were married. The audience recited the serenity prayer - one of Carver's favorites.
They were on the front lines fighting for their country and their lives. Now many former troops from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are back home and going to college. They're tough, but it's still a hard transition from the front lines to the front seat in the classroom.