Everblades submitted photo
Irv Sherwood of Eagle Creek tosses the ceremonial puck bewteen the Florida Eveblades Ernie Hartlieb and the Walleye's Ryan Stokes. Sherwood, the Everblades Off- Ice Official/Goal Judge since the team's inception 11 years ago, was honored to represent U.S. service men and women before a game recently. A varsity hockey player at Dartmouth College, 1950-1954, Sherwood was an officer and aviator with the Marine Corps, from 1954-1959, serving with the Marine Attack Squadron. He was captain in the Marine Air Reserve, Naval Air Station, Oakland, CA from 1959-1961.
Roger, I was fortunate not to see any combat. My active duty tour was post Korea and pre Viet Nam