About Steve Powers

Son of a Marine Corp First Sergeant in WWII in the South Pacific. 1968 Graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. Commanding Officer of the 500th Engineer Detachment in Heidelberg, Germany 1969-1972. Wife and four daughters and nine grand children. Career in engineering & sales. Now retired.

Robert J. Powers

By | 2015-12-29T00:37:40+00:00 December 21st, 2015|1940's, Marines|

My dad, Robert J. Powers was a Marine Corps First Sergeant in WWII stationed in the South Pacific.  His Marine air recon unit was VMD 154. Click here to Read more about the VMD They photographed the islands of Truck, Guadalcanal and many others in preparation for the great battles. He then had a forty four [...]