Story of Vet and his Corvette Captures the True Spirit of America
I have to admit, I’ve always been partial to any story about a U.S. veteran’s love for his or her American automobile. To me, these two things represent a lot of the stuff that makes America great. Over the years, I’ve come across some pretty emotional stories about veterans and their cars, but the one I stumbled on of a former Marine staff sergeant named Mike Kimmons probably tops the list.
Lots of hard work in a short time resulted in this patriotic tribute, just in time for the 2013 New York City Veterans Day Parade last month. The 1984 Corvette had belonged to a Korean War veteran, whose wife donated it after he recently passed away to the Cpl. David W. Leonard K.I.A. War Memorial […]
Photo courtesy CF Admin SaveWaveThis Memorial Day weekend, CorvetteForum helped sponsor the Corvette Forum Cruise-In at the National Corvette Museum. The annual event gives the online community a chance to meet face-to-face and share their common love of the great American sports car. This year provided a new and very special wrinkle. The American Warrior […] More »