By Brittany Rodriguez
He was only a child when the war began, but Rudy Elizondo supported the United States in his own way.
From his time in the Boy Scouts to his service in the United States Navy, Elizondo proved that one could fight a war without going overseas.
“When the war started, I was just 11 years old,” he said. “I heard my parents talk ... Then later on in the evening we heard a radio broadcast from President Roosevelt that the Japanese had bombed Pearl Harbor and that he was going to Congress to see about a declaration of war.”