Soldiers Memorial St. Louis

Purple Heart of PFC Alvin T. Smith of St. Louis was presented to Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis on January 17, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Lost Purple Heart Returned to St. Louis

Medal earned during St. Louisan’s service in World War Two saved from scrap heap in Texas

01/17/2015

Vernon Ambus thinks about the soldiers of WWI at the Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis.

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — War Museum Guard

Today, Kevin visits with Vernon Ambus, a thoughtful security guard at the St. Louis Soldiers Memorial…

11/07/2014

Soldiers' Memorial Security Guard Vernon Ambus with the picture of General Sherman he keeps on his desk

Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — The Man Who Keeps General Sherman’s Picture on his Desk

Today, Kevin talks with a security guard at Soldiers Memorial downtown who has a fondness for U.S. Civil War Union General William Tecumseh Sherman…

02/07/2013

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