Portrait of 91 year old US Army veteran Jacques Michienzi, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. Michienzi, who now lives in the Carolina Meadows community spoke of his years in the US airborne infantry in WWII, and commanding ground troops in Vietnam before retiring in 1972. His family took his war photos, papers and medals incorporating them into a picture book of his years of service in the US Army.
Portrait of 91 year old US Army veteran Jacques Michienzi, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. Michienzi, who now lives in the Carolina Meadows community spoke of his years in the US airborne infantry in WWII, and commanding ground troops in Vietnam before retiring in 1972. His family took his war photos, papers and medals incorporating them into a picture book of his years of service in the US Army. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Portrait of 91 year old US Army veteran Jacques Michienzi, a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. Michienzi, who now lives in the Carolina Meadows community spoke of his years in the US airborne infantry in WWII, and commanding ground troops in Vietnam before retiring in 1972. His family took his war photos, papers and medals incorporating them into a picture book of his years of service in the US Army. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

For NC vet, 91, Memorial Day brings solemn memories

May 24, 2015 6:56 PM