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


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…


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…


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