Honor Our Service Personnel - July



The number 13 has been a good omen for James. His name has 13 letters, he wore jersey 13 in high school basketball and number 13 in high school football. He served in WWII in the 13th. Army Air Force; was overseas for 13 months and received 13 military awards for his efforts. His pilot's name also contained 13 letters, Leslie J. Carson. There are 13 pages in his individual flight record, he flew 3 missions on the 13th. of the month, one on Friday, the 13th. After his discharge from the service he arrived home on Oct. 13, 1945.

James McIntosh posing with the flight crew of Leslie J. Carson, Pilot and their B24 aircraft.