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Archive for June 2009

Wednesday Heroes

June 25, 2009

Band Of Brothers Something a little different this week. Instead of profiling a service member, Wednesday Hero will be profiling a movie. Band Of Brothers. It was a miniseries tha aired on HBO in 2001. It follows Maj. Richard Winters, Cpt. Lewis Nixon and the men of the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment assigned […]

The Benefit of Government Healthcare…and related lies…

June 19, 2009

Isn’t it interesting that since the Youtube video where Democrats announced they were out to eliminate the private insurance industry, the Democrats and the media are going to great lengths to make Americans believe otherwise? In their latest move, Democrats are faulting CBO calculations that government healthcare would eliminate private coverage for 23 million Americans. […]

Wednesday Hero: Pvt. William Long

June 17, 2009

Pvt. William Long23 years old from Conway, ArkansasD Company, 2nd Battalion, 58th InfantryJune 1, 2009 “My brother taught me valuable lessons and made me the man I am today,” said Pfc. Triston Long, brother of Pvt. William Long. “My commander said, ‘Make your brother one of us.’ I will miss my brother with all that […]

Wednesday Hero: Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class (SEAL) Marc A. Lee

June 10, 2009

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class (SEAL) Marc A. Lee28 years old from Hood River, OregonNavy SEALAugust 2, 2006 “Marc was amazing. He was my best friend, my love,” his widow, Maya, said. Petty Officer Marc A. Lee joined the Navy in 2001 and became an AO after completing Naval Air Technical Training. Later that year he […]

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. Pablo A. Calderon

June 3, 2009

Sgt. Pablo A. Calderon26 years old from Brooklyn, New York1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry DivisionNovember 30, 2004 “He wanted to fight for his country,” said his heartbroken younger sister, Lilliana Calderone. “He always wanted to be there.” Pablo Calderon joined the Army in 1997, right out of High School. “He went straight to […]