James Megellas ’42 interviewed by Dallas Morning News
James Megellas ’42 of Colleyville, Texas, and the ongoing campaign to secure for him a Congressional Medal of Honor, were featured in “Why a 101-year-old World War II hero says his is not the ‘greatest generation,’” published May 23, 2018, by The Dallas Morning News.
Megellas is the most decorated officer in the history of the Army’s famed 82nd Airborne Division. For heroic actions in World War II battles from Italy to the liberation of Holland and the Battle of the Bulge, the paratrooper was awarded the military’s second-highest decoration, the Distinguished Service Cross, as well as two Silver Stars, two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts. He still makes appearances and speeches related to his military service.
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When Chase Polyak ’25 of Lombard, Illinois, starts at Ripon College as a freshman this fall, she brings with her some touching family connections. She […]
A 19th-century heliogravure print has been donated to Ripon College by Alan Leonard ’86 and his wife, Brenda, of Cape May, New Jersey. The print […]
“How Brad Alberts is Making Dallas a Hockey Town” is published in the August 2021 issue of D Magazine of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Alberts ’92 […]