Morrisville News Center

MORRISVILLE, NY— Owen Corpin pulled a dark black jacket from the back of a bedroom closet. He lightly dusted off the shoulders and six gold buttons with his hand before straightening the rows of military ribbons above the left pocket.

“It’s been years since I’ve worn it,” Corpin said as he held the jacket of his Navy Blues. “It almost fits all of these years later,” he uttered with a grin that turned bigger as he slipped his arms into the sleeves.

Two decades later, Corpin’s Navy service uniform isn’t all that has withstood the test of time. His memories have too.

In an office decorated with military posters, photos and memoirs, Corpin recites stories from his military days as though they happened yesterday. → Read more