When Jim and Kay Moody's 18-year-old son announced that he wanted to join the Army, they did what any concerned parents would do: genealogical research.
Jeffrey's enlistment prompted Kay and Jim to begin genealogical research to chart Jeffrey's ancestors and to learn if they had served with the military.
Shortly after they began the research, they can make a proud claim.
"Our family is rich with military heritage," Jim said, noting one distant ancestor, Henry Crydenwiser, served with the 12th Regiment from Albany in the Revolutionary War. [Link]