Cyrus    Luley  
  Rank, Service
Private First Class E-3,  U.S. Army
  Veteran of:
U.S. Army 1954-1956
Cold War 1954-1956

Cyrus Luley was born on December 19, 1931, in Brooklyn, New York. He enlisted in the Signal Corps branch of the U.S. Army on July 26, 1954, and attended basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, in September 1954. PFC Cyrus next attended Advanced Individual Training as a Cryptologic Specialist at Camp Gordon, Georgia, from September 1954 to February 1955, followed by service at Braconne Ordnance Depot in West Germany from February 1955 to June 1956. He left active duty on June 5, 1956, and served on inactive status in the U.S. Army Reserve until July 26, 1961. Cyrus Luley died on Memorial Day, May 27, 2014.

Soldier's Creed:

I am an American Soldier.

I am a warrior and a member of a team.

I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values.

I will always place the mission first.

I will never accept defeat.

I will never quit.

I will never leave a fallen comrade.

I am disciplined, physically and mentally tough, trained and proficient in my warrior tasks and drills.

I always maintain my arms, my equipment and myself.

I am an expert and I am a professional.

I stand ready to deploy, engage, and destroy, the enemies of the United States of America in close combat.

I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life.

I am an American Soldier.




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