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Surface Navy Remembers Capt. Thomas J. Hudner Jr.

Nov. 13, 2017 bore witness to the passing of one of America’s true and great heroes. At 93 years of age, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Thomas Hudner’s passing leaves behind a legacy of heroism, service with honor, brotherhood, equality, and dedication to his country. 960 more words

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Aloha Friday, November 17, 2017—No Work Till Monday

Ka Lae, Hawaii

At Ka Lae point on the Big Island of Hawaii, the southernmost point in the United States, sits the Kalalea Heiau. A heiau is a sacred place where ancient Hawaiians often left offerings to the gods in exchange for favors. 1,104 more words

Aloha Friday

Patriotism Endures

Van T. Barfoot
Second Lieutenant, US Army

A Good Man to Remember
Author Unknown

Van T. Barfoot Died…

Remember the guy who wouldn’t take the flagpole down on his Virginia property?  397 more words

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Marine Captain earned Medal of Honor fighting communists in North Korea

First, let’s go from the top down to set the context for the profile of William E. Barber.

In the summer of 1950, North Korean communists launch a completely unprovoked attack across the 38th parallel against their peaceful, democratic neighbors, the South Koreans. 1,301 more words

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In 1943 several US airmen went on a suicide mission. Two men were awarded a Medal of Honor for Separate Acts of Heroism in One Cursed Bomber

H/T War History OnLine.

In 1943, several US airmen went on a suicide mission. Two men were awarded a Medal of Honor – the only time in WWII that two men received the same award for the same engagement. 1,522 more words

Aloha Friday, November 10, 2017—No Work Till Monday

Go For Broke

This Veterans Day weekend, Go For Broke, the movie telling the origin story of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team premieres at the Hawaii International Film Festival. 1,105 more words

Aloha Friday

Remembering the Vietnam War this Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day and in conjunction with the opening of the National Archives’ newest exhibit, “Remembering Vietnam,” we’re highlighting some of NARA’s Vietnam era film footage. 824 more words

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