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Good-Bye LTG Harold “Hal” Moore

LTG Harold “Hal” Moore was born on February 13, 1922 in Bardstown, Kentucky.
He died on February 10, 2017.

Of all of the awrds and decorations he received and that included the Distinguished Service Cross, the CIB with two stars and Master Parachutist Badge and others, he was Most proud of his appointment to the Honorary Grade of Rifle Platoon Sergeant by the Sergeants Major of the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam. 310 more words

Heroes

Is it time to give Chesty Puller the Medal of Honor?

More than 300 Marines have earned the Medal of Honor since award’s inception in 1861. But missing from that list is perhaps the most legendary Marine, whose memory still looms large in the lore of the Corps: Lt. 1,604 more words

NEWS

February 20, 1942  Ace

We’ve all read the story of “Easy Eddie” O’Hare, the mob lawyer who had everything but a good name, who gave it all up to show his son that personal integrity was more important than all the riches of the underworld. 834 more words

History

This Highly-Decorated American Hero Was Nearly Awarded A Third Medal of Honor

H/T War History OnLine.

The story of Daniel Joseph “Dan” Daly  is amazing and the part that amazes me the most he was considered for a third Medal Of Honor.  1,019 more words

O'Hare Airport Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of Namesake's Heroic Flight

CHICAGO (CBS) — Seventy-five years after he became the U.S. Navy’s first flying ace of World War II, a Medal of Honor winner was being honored at the airport that now bears his name. 363 more words

News

Top 5 Games Where You Fight Fascism

Boy howdy. Who would have thought that almost 80 years after World War II, we’d still have to worry about Nazis. I for one am less surprised than I probably should be, but hey, this is the world we’ve got. 781 more words

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