There are so many people that I would love to thank for their bravery in many instances; wars or just standing up every day for a good reason. Not that I want to separate any of them, but I would like to share with you one of my favorite heroes. Jack Streeter –he was one of my father’s best friends -and I was lucky enough to grow up with his influence and kindness. He taught me to pay attention to every human and their labors. A little about my hero: He was a native Nevadan, longtime Reno Resident and attorney. Jack attended Sparks High School, graduating in 1939 where he was voted most likely to succeed. He then attended the University of Nevada Reno and was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity, ROTC and Pacific Golden Gloves Champion in the light heavy weight division. During World War II, Jack became the most decorated Nevadan from that war. He served as an officer in the First Infantry division and participated in the D-Day invasion, the assault across the Rhine River and Battle of the Bulge. His decorations include: 4 Silver Stars, 2 Bronze stars, 4 Purple Hearts and the Legion of Merit. The newest tower at the VA Hospital in Reno bears his name in honor of his heroic service. After the war, he attended Hastings Law school then moved back to Reno where he was Washoe County District Attorney from 1951-1954. He represented Harold’s Club during the sale to Howard Hughes and had many other prominent cases and clients. Jack was active in the community and helped form the Nevada District Attorney’s Association, served as President of the World Association of Lawyers, Chairman of the USS Nevada Commissioning Committee and was a member of the Knights of Malta. To Jack: Thank you for taking the shirt off of your own back to keep us all warmer. We miss you

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