Category: Family History

Carter Boehm Veterans Over the Holidays

How to Support Our Veterans This Holiday Season

Our veterans give so much to this country and the world, and the holiday season is a wonderful opportunity to show your appreciation in a concrete and meaningful way for all of the service that veterans have provided. Warm Wishes for the Winter Holidays Adopt-a-Veteran: There are programs, such as through your local Elk’s Lodge, that are created to aid those… Read more →

Carter Boehm Video Games and World War II

Video Games and World War II

One of the most popular video game franchises on the planet, Call of Duty, is releasing its latest entry in just under two weeks. The franchise, which originally started as a WWII first-person shooter, has taken many forms throughout its 14-year history. It has focused on WWII, Vietnam, modern warfare and even futuristic warfare. But now, the series will return… Read more →

Carter Boehm What is the Honor Flight Network?

What is the Honor Flight Network?

As a proud American and son of a World War II veteran, I am incredibly honored and indebted to all of the sacrifices that our soldiers have made for this great country. In honor of my father and all of this country’s brave veterans, I proudly volunteer for the Honor Flight Network. For those of you who are unfamiliar with… Read more →

Carter Boehm Honors Father at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

A recent article posted on The Livingston Enterprise featured Carter Boehm honoring his father earlier this month at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Boehm’s father, Lt. Edward Boehm, was being honored for his role as a combat liaison propaganda officer during World War II. “I’m very honored that my father is being recognized for his achievement. It was a… Read more →

MDW Signal Support Unit

The origins of the U.S. Armed force Military District of Washington (MDW) trace back to 1921, and it is said that it also existed in Union Army headquarters during the Civil War. In World War II, MDW was given with new obligations regarding the air, ground and maritime resistance of the capital and the recently assembled Pentagon. The  Army air… Read more →