All American Awards & Engraving Soldier Spotlight: Vern Eugene Smith

OI2010323723_SmithVernVern Eugene Smith, of Shippenville, Clarion County, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.

Name: Vern Eugene Smith

Born: December 1, 1929

Died: December 10, 2015

Hometown: Union City, Pa.

Branch: U.S. Army

Service Time: Korean Conflict

Smith served in the U.S. Army for three years during the Korean Conflict.

Smith served with the Pennsylvania State Police for 30 years obtaining the rank of Sargent prior to his retirement in July of 1982.

In 1986 he was elected Clarion County Sheriff and served 4 consecutive terms prior to his retirement from public service in January 2002. In 1996 Vern also served as the President of the Pennsylvania Sheriffs Association.

All American Awards and Engraving is located on U.S. 322 in Shippenville. The company specializes in Embroidery, Screen Printing, all kinds of awards, trophies, engraving, unique gifts and more. As the company motto says, We can put “Almost Anything on Almost Everything”.

They can be found online at or or by calling toll free 1-877-402-9273 and ask for Jim Carroll.

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