Family History

In Remembrance of Col. George C. Smolenyak

By |2020-12-22T11:00:35-05:00November 30th, 2020|Family History, Featured, Military|

He would wake us on Saturday mornings whistling reveille. This was usually accompanied by a glass of OJ and quick, vigorous back rubs to “get the blood pumping.” It was time to do chores and you weren’t going out to play before the house was spotless because this officer-father liked precision, control, and cleanliness. The army had been a good choice for him.