For those of you who live near Kansas City, Missouri, put November 9th at 6pm on your calendar. Chelsey Clark, the Director of the Center for Military & Veterans Services at Missouri Western State University, has invited George Luz, Jr. to share his stories about his dad George Luz, Sr. and fellow members of Easy Company. George’s presentation, “Through My Father’s Eyes,” includes photographs, stories and personal letters along with some rare audio of the men who were depicted in Stephen E. Ambrose’s book, Band of Brothers, from the man who grew up with them.
George’s journey began when he was 9 years old in 1965 at the 101st Airborne Division Reunion at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. For more than 56 years, he has been blessed to spend the time with these men, their wives and their children. He feels it is his honor and privilege to share their stories.
A Son’s Remembrance of His Father
George originally shared stories of his father with his local PBS station in Rhode Island in an episode called “Hometown Hero.” He edited his interview into a video called, “Through My Father’s Eyes,” so we could share it with you. If you don’t live near Kansas City, check it out!
A Pillar of Easy Company: George Luz
“One of the pillars of Easy Company,” was how Major Richard Winters described George Luz. Ordered to Camp Toccoa, Georgia, Luz arrived at the newly created home of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment to begin what he would later call, “the best three years of my life.”
Travel on the ORIGINAL Band of Brothers® Tour
Our Band of Brothers® Tour, the ORIGINAL, is already booking up for 2023. This is a bucket list WWII tour. As guest Curt Vaughn said of his experience on our tour:
“This was absolutely the trip of a lifetime. Chris Anderson, George Luz, Jr. and Henny (our great driver) made the tour truly unforgettable. Every day was a new adventure for me and my wife – – made even more special by the personal experiences relayed to us by Chris and George because of their friendships with the men of Easy Company (and George’s stories of his dad).” Curt Vaughan