Life is a war and the days are the battles. The war will not be over until I take my last breath, but the battles are daily wins that show my devotion and persistence. 176 more words
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USMA Class of 1952, First Lieutenant Shea was the executive officer of Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On July 8, 1953 his company was attacked at night by overwhelmingly superior forces at “Pork Chop Hill” near Sokkogae, North Korea. 75 more words
This story is dedicated to all of the heroes in our lives.
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. In our American culture, we are taught from an early age about the heroes who protect us from all manner of bad things. 1,718 more words
In November-December 2015, I attended a Christian Leaders Seminar at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Research Center in Jerusalem. One of my classmates was Chris Edmonds, whose father was a true American hero. 194 more words
On January 26, 1945, Second Lieutenant Audie Murphy cemented his legacy as one of the greatest soldiers in United States military history. In his previous 18 months of combat across Italy and France, the 19-year-old Texan had already earned two Silver Stars and the Distinguished Service Cross. 714 more words
Marine veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams tossed the coin at Super Bowl 52 on Sunday.
Williams served in the 21st Marines, 3d Marine Division while fighting Japanese forces in World War II at the Battle of Iwo Jima. 314 more words