Stories of Service
(click names to see video)
The 5 Branches of Service Mural at the Gilroy Veterans Hall was created by Tim Acker as his Eagle Scout Project for Troop 730 in 2011. He spent nearly 700 hours researching, planning and painting this mural under the supervision of muralist Randy Vogel.
A special thank you to the students in Darren Yafai's World History classes at Gilroy High School and Christopher High School for the production of these videos. (Note: Not all of the veterans listed are from Gilroy, but all stories were created by students from Gilroy.)
A special thank you to educator Darren Yafai and historian Phill Laursen for helping catalog all these stories.