Distinguished Sojourners

Freemasons Who Served

Colonel Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin

Colonel Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin was born on January 20, 1930, in Montclair, New Jersey. His father, a colonel in the U.S. Air Force, encouraged his interest in flight. Aldrin became a fighter pilot and flew in the Korean War. In 1963, NASA selected him for the next Gemini mission. In...

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Colonel Joe M. Jackson (deceased)

Colonel Joe M. Jackson (deceased)

Lieutenant Colonel Joe Jackson, U.S. Air Force, received his Medal of Honor citation for the Vietnam War in 1968: "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Lt. Col. Jackson distinguished himself as...

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SFC Sammy L. Davis, USA (Ret) Medal of Honor Recipient

SFC Sammy L. Davis, USA (Ret) Medal of Honor Recipient

{Excerpted from his Wikipedia Entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sammy_L._Davis} Early Years: Born in Dayton, Ohio, on November 1, 1946, Davis was raised in French Camp, California. His family had a long tradition of military service; his grandfather served in the...

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