Two Soldiers Reflect On What Memorial Day Means To Them (VIDEO)

05/30/2011 12:32 pm ET | Updated Jul 30, 2011

Two soldiers -- each from different eras -- reflect on their time spent with the military.

Skokie resident Don Nilles enlisted in the military when he was just 17 years old. He would go on to serve in the Army's renowned 101st Airborne Division, also known as the Screaming Eagles, and did several tours during the Vietnam War. He would later join the Army Special Forces and earn the iconic title of Green Beret.

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