This person is Robert Bobby E. Howard is our cousin on my dad's side of the family which is the (Ryan) side . Robert Bobby E. Howard was born 2 years before my dad was born in 1925 and Robert Bobby E. Howard was born in 1923 . You don't find out about these things after you loss someone in the family my dad was Gerald E. (Ryan ) of Moulton Iowa and we the kids of the (Ryan's) never did meet him . But the Howards were second cousin to my dad's . So we are all thankful for Robert Bobby E. Howard for serving our country in world war 2 he will always be a hero and all the servicemen and veterans that fight in Germany and else where in the world to fight for our freedom . Now we are fighting in a difference way today in Afghanistan & other places n the world God bless America.