[courtesy of Mary Ann Loss]
Grave marker for Ernest C. Liberty
in Section 06, Site 201, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery,
West Hopkinsville (Christian county), Kentucky.
Ernest enlisted in the Army on 23
April 1953 and following basic training and jump
school was assigned to the 508th ARCT. He
participated in Operation Gyroscope as the 508th
made a mass deployment to Beppu, Japan and then
returned to Fort Campbell, KY..
Following multiple re-enlistments
and service in Korea and Vietnam. Following his
retirement on 30 June 1974, SFC Liberty settled down
in Hopkinsville, KY which is just 20 miles from Fort