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Veterans of 305 West End Assisted Living

At 305 West End Assisted Living, we are honored to serve those who have served our country. Each veteran at 305 West End has their own incredible stories. In this blog, we will highlight the stories of Dr. Edward Lee, M.D., Carion Smith, and Seymour Lesser.

Edward Lee, M.D.

Dr Lee-1 Edward Lee, M.D., also known as Dr. Lee, served as a Captain in The US Army Medical Corps from 1969-1971 during the Vietnam War. In Vietnam he worked as a combat surgeon, and he was rewarded a Purple Heart for his service.

After the war, Dr. Lee continued his career in medicine as a gastrointestinal pathologist and retired in 2020. Thank you for your service, Dr. Lee.


Carion Smith

Carion Smith-1Carion Smith served in the US Air Force from 1978-1988. She was ranked as a Captain and was the Director of Surgery and Anesthesia. Carion was stationed at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida before relocating to Moody Air Force Base in Georgia.

Carion proudly served The United States for over a decade. Thank you for your service, Carion.


Seymour Lesser

Seymour Lesser served in the US Army from 1951-1953. He was deployed in the Vietnam War and served as a First Lieutenant. During his time in Vietnam, he was part of an inspection group who would check to ensure troops were following proper procedures. Seymour returned to The United States, where he was stationed in Fort Louis, Washington. Thank you for your service, Seymour.

Thank you, Dr. Edward Lee, Carion Smith, and Seymour Lesser for your hard work, dedication, and service to our country. Your sacrifices to ensure citizens safety and freedom will never be forgotten. Thank you for sharing your stories with us and for choosing 305 West End Assisted Living as your home.

Happy Veterans Day.


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