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Archive for January 2011

Wednesday Hero – Cpl. Jason A. Karella

January 27, 2011

Cpl. Jason A. Karella 20 years old from Anchorage, Alaska 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force October 9, 2008 Cpl. Jason A. Karella died supporting combat operations in the Farah province of Afghanistan when the Humvee he was riding in rolled over. He had given up his, as his […]

Wednesday Hero: Dick Winters

January 19, 2011

his Weeks Post Was Suggested & Written By Beth   Maj. Dick Winters 92 years old from Hershey, Pennsylvania Company E, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne Division January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011   Maj. Richard “Dick” Winters passed away a couple of weeks ago and Beth has written a wonderful piece honoring his service […]

Wednesday Hero: Seaman Leah King

January 12, 2011

  Seaman Leah King   Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Leah King brushes off excess hair after cutting a Sailor’s hair inside the barbershop aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.   Information And Photo […]

Wednesday Hero: Jordan Brown

January 5, 2011

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Kathi   Jordan Brown   An 11-year-old from Lebanon County in Pennsylvania, Jordan Brown has long been fascinated by World War II and one old soldier in particular — Dick Winters, the Easy Company commander made famous by the HBO mini-series “Band of Brothers.” Mr. Winters, a Lancaster native […]