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This Weekend.

 

Here in the US we have Memorial Day tomorrow. Many people think of it as the official start to summer. Many people think of it as a day to recognize Veterans for their service. 301 more words

Random Thoughts

May 27, 2017 I Drive your Truck

If you’ve ever raised a child, you are well acquainted with the triumphs and the terrors of giving those little tykes the sword with which they will conquer their world. 746 more words

History

MOH: Shot In The Face & Wounded by Grenade, Charged Machine Gun Nest But Can’t Remember Doing It

H/T War History OnLine.

R.I.P.Sergeant Einar Harold Ingman Jr.       October 6,1929-September 9,2015

When there is no personal account of the valor it takes to receive a Medal of Honor it is most often because the gallant have fallen in combat. 971 more words

Profile in Courage - Dakota Meyer

By LtCol Mike Christy-Together We Served Dispatches

Sergeant Dakota L. Meyer is a United States Marine Corps veteran, the recipient of the Medal of Honor and the New York Times best-selling co-author of ‘Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War.’ He is also an entrepreneur, having founded a successful construction company in Kentucky. 2,893 more words

Chaplain Hill Captures Three Enemy Pickets

On this day (16 May) in 1863, Chaplain James Hill engaged the enemy and without injury or death captured three enemy pickets, which eventually earned him the Medal of Honor. 173 more words

Chaplaincy

State honors Bend WWII hero

Resolution salutes Medal of Honor recipient

When Bob Maxwell saved several men in his Army unit by jumping on a German grenade in 1944, absorbing the full blast and shrapnel with his body, nobody doubted he would deserve the Medal of Honor if he lived. 40 more words

Oregon Legislature