Collinsville’s Orville Sova, 88, served in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II. Sova and other Merchant Marines are pushing for a bill introduced in the U.S. House that would provide a one-time lump sum of $25,000 to each remaining eligible Merchant Marine veteran of World War II.
Collinsville’s Orville Sova, 88, served in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II. Sova and other Merchant Marines are pushing for a bill introduced in the U.S. House that would provide a one-time lump sum of $25,000 to each remaining eligible Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. Derik Holtmann News-Democrat
Collinsville’s Orville Sova, 88, served in the United States Merchant Marine during World War II. Sova and other Merchant Marines are pushing for a bill introduced in the U.S. House that would provide a one-time lump sum of $25,000 to each remaining eligible Merchant Marine veteran of World War II. Derik Holtmann News-Democrat

‘Giving their lives’: Merchant Marine vets seek compensation, recognition

August 15, 2015 01:57 PM