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Archive for the ‘Wednesday Hero’ Category

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. Ed Eaton

March 23, 2011

This Weeks Post Was Inspired By Sgt. Epler Sgt. Ed Eaton From Tillamook, Oregon While many view snipers as the hidden (safe) threats in war based on their forays in First Person Shooter video games and movies like Saving Private Ryan and Enemy at The Gates, the fact of the matter is that snipers like […]

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: Petty Officer First Class Robert R. Scott

February 16, 2011

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Michael   Petty Officer First Class Robert R. Scott 26 years old from Massillion, Ohio December 7, 1941   Robert Raymond Scott joined the U.S. Navy in 1938. Was was assigned to the U.S.S. California and was stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. On December 7, 1941 the California was […]

Wednesday Hero: SSgt. Ronell Bradley

February 10, 2011

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Cindy   SSgt. Ronell Bradley   On Sept. 21, 2005, SSgt. Ronell Bradley gave two legs and part of a hand for his country when the Humvee he was riding in was hit by a roadside bomb and now he needs our help to get his handicapped-accessible home built. […]

Wednesday Hero: Gunnery Sgt. Richard Romo

February 3, 2011

  Gunnery Sgt. Richard Romo   Gunnery Sgt. Richard Romo, team chief with Civil Affairs attached to 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 2, speaks to several Afghans during a patrol through the bazaar in Musa Qal’eh, Jan. 25. During the patrol the Marines inspected the location of an up-coming traffic circle in the […]

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 […]

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, […]