August 7, 2022

103-year-old World War II veteran remembers life of travel, adventure and unforgettable experiences – Salisbury Post

CLEVELAND — Just shy of 18 years old, Carl Lyerly needed his parents’ written permission when he left home in 1936 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Lyerly didn’t know what to expect in the armed forces, but he thought whatever it was would be better and more exciting than toiling away on his family’s […]