(WHTM) — On Wednesday abc27 salutes John C. Bretzman.

Bretzman was a private in the U.S. Army and he served time in Berlin, Germany during the Cold War.

He was honorably discharged in September 1965, and he passed away May 12, 2008 at the age of 71.

We remember him, we salute him and we thank him for his service.