John Miles survived much more than just a one-year tour of duty as an Army airborne infantryman in the Vietnam War.

In the past decade, Miles has survived prostate cancer brought about by wartime exposure to the chemical defoliant Agent Orange, and a pair of strokes—the second of which left him partially paralyzed on the left side and confined to bed most of the time. Read the full story in the Culpeper Star Exponent.