Veteran

Local Veterans Inducted Into the Hall of Fame
Two prominent veterans of Mohave County were recently nominated and accepted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame for their continued service to veterans after their military service. They will be formally inducted during a ceremony in Phoenix Oct. 23. Both nominees are well known in Lake Havas... Read More
Veteran Spotlight: John Harold Henage
John Harold Henage was delivered by a midwife in 1927, as were his four brothers and four sisters. His family lived in a two-room house on a farm in Jerome, Idaho, with an outdoor toilet and no running water. The children attended a two-room schoolhouse. He dropped out of high school at 15, but w... Read More
Veteran Spotlight: John “Dirt” Grimes
He had recently graduated from William Tennent High School in Warminster, Pa., and knew he would be drafted any day, so John Grimes and six of his friends enlisted so they might at least have a chance to get a better job in the Army than infantry on the front lines. In was 1966 and the war in Vietna... Read More
Veteran: Dave Schwartzkopf
Veteran Spotlight: Dave Schwartzkopf Dave Schwartzkopf is a motorcycle-riding Army veteran and proud, longtime Lake Havasu City resident. Along with his wife, Karen Schwartzkopf, he can be seen welcoming home a soldier with the American Legion Riders (ALR) or paying his respects to a fallen soldier... Read More
Veteran Spotlight: Sisto Sandoval
For most veterans, some memories of war can evoke many emotions but for one local vet, using his memories of serving helps him connect and reach out to other veterans in Lake Havasu City with similar war experiences. Sisto Sandoval is no stranger to Lake Havasu City. He is involved in several org... Read More