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Navy veteran Chuck King served on the Battleship Tennessee during World War II and covered 11 invasions during that time, including Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s historic return to the Philippines. When the Code Talkers warned them the enemy would try to thwart MacArthur’s arrival, “we were waiting for them,” King said. “Hell broke loose at daylight.” Credit: Scott Ball / San Antonio Report

Navy veteran Chuck King served on the Battleship Tennessee during World War II and covered 11 invasions during that time, including Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s historic return to the Philippines. When the Code Talkers warned them the enemy would try to thwart MacArthur’s arrival, “we were waiting for them,” King said. “Hell broke loose at daylight during a ceremony honoring World War II veterans for their service at Fort Sam Houston on Tuesday August 20, 2019.