Ralph Yeager parachuted over Sicily in WWII, and was a mess sergeant during the Battle of the Bulge, among a number of other experiences he had while serving in the Army. Now 95 years old, Merrifield resident Yeager sat down with Brainerd Dispatch reporter Zach Kayser in 2015 for a story we ran in a September edition of the newspaper.

We bring you excerpts from his interview on Memorial Day weekend, in honor of the soldiers Yeager served with who lost their lives.

Read the original story here: http://www.brainerddispatch.com/news/3842704-all-american-merrifield-veteran-paradropped-sicily-liberated-concentration-camp 

Producer/Host: Chelsey Perkins

Contributor/Editing Assistant: Zach Kayser

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