Pete is awarded the Bronze Star, Bischofshofen, Austria, November 1945
James R. Pettus, late in 1945, Salzburg Austria
Pete Pettus, Purple Heart Jewel Ceremony, June 15th in 2008, Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
DESLOGE — A Desloge man wants to make sure a rainbow which began in World War I stretches to give hope and comfort to those embroiled in the current war in Iraq. James “
Pete” Pettus, who served with the 42nd "Rainbow" Division in World War II, is on a mission to raise $20,000 to aid the troops and families of the 42nd "Rainbow" Division serving today in Iraq.
James R. "Pete" Pettus
RDVMF Memorials Officer