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March 8, 2011

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Michael   Lt. Cmd. Edward Henry “Butch” O’Hare From St. Louis, Missouri Fighting Squadron Three (VF-3) March 13, 1914 – November 26, 1943   From Butch O’Hare’s Medal Of Honor citation: The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the […]

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 […]

Wednesday Hero: Christmas Thank You

December 23, 2010

I sat here trying to think how to start this post. What did I want it to say? How long did I want it to be? I wasn’t sure how to begin. I turned on some Christmas music to help get me in the right frame of mind to write a Christmas Wednesday Hero post, […]

Wednesday Hero: SSgt. Brent Schneider

December 15, 2010

SSgt. Brent Schneider From Amarillo, Texas 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment A Green Country military mom is especially proud of her soldier son. He’s on his second tour of duty in Afghanistan, and now he’s been honored for his bravery under fire with a Silver Star. It’s not his first medal. For a mother with […]

Wednesday Hero: 3/5 Darkhorse

December 7, 2010

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Cindy By now I’m sure you’ve all heard about 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines “Darkhorse” and the heavy casualties they’ve taken since being deployed to Afghanistan in September. Almost 20 causalities in October and November. Below is a list of the 3/5 Darkhorse Marines that I was able to find. […]

Wednesday Hero: Private Carlton William Barrett

September 29, 2010

(still catching up…this one was to be posted on 06/09/2010) Pvt. Carlton W. Barrett 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division For The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Carlton William Barrett, United States Army, for gallantry and intrepidity at […]

Wednesday Hero: Capt. Kyle Comfort

September 12, 2010

(this was to have been posted on May 26, 2010) Capt. Kyle Comfort 27 years old from Jacksonville, Alabama Fire Support Officer Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment May 8, 2010 Kyle Comfort had just recently been promoted to Captain and been assigned to a Ranger Regiment in the Army. His accomplishments as a […]

Wednesday Hero: Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Davis

September 10, 2010

I am still playing catch up from my stroke back in April. this should have been posted on Wednesday, May 19, 2010. L/Cpl. Joshua M. Davis 19 years old from Perry, Iowa 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force May 7, 2010 Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Davis of Perry, Iowa, […]

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. Kristopher J. Battles

August 29, 2010

I am still recovering from a mild stroke suffered in April. But, I am beginning to catch up on these posts. This one would have been posted on May 12, 2010. Sgt. Kristopher J. Battles Sgt. Kristopher J. Battles, the combat artist with the National Museum of the Marine Corps, stands in front of his […]

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. Keith Dewayne Andrews (from 5/5/10)

August 26, 2010

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918 (amended by act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Sergeant Keith Dewayne Andrews, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action during the ground assault of Operation DESERT STORM. Sergeant Andrews […]