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Maj Gen John L. Borling

John L. Borling was born in Chicago, Illinois in March, 1940. He graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1963, and received his pilot’s wings in 1964. 368 more words

Vietnam War

LCpl Mark Ryan Black

Upon departing for training, Marine Corps Lance Corporal Mark Ryan Black told his family, “Don’t expect me to write much.” Contrary to expectations, he spent much time in country composing both written letters and tape-recorded audio letters, communicating the details of what he was seeing, feeling, and experiencing. 125 more words

Vietnam War

LTC Rutherford "Jack" Brice, II

Brice went to Korea as a commissioned officer after serving as an aviation machinist in World War II. Brice saw action in three of the bloodiest battles of the Korean War as a company commander and platoon leader. 96 more words


SGT Ashly Lynn Moyer

Moyer was killed when an explosion detonated the fuel tank on her vehicle, creating a fireball. Among the soldiers who responded to the bombing was Moyer’s boyfriend, Jake Wells, a member of her unit who tried to rescue her but was turned back by the flames and rounds of ammunition exploding in the heat. 362 more words


Rusty, old firetruck helps save Vietnam Vet with PTSD

ROCKVILLE, Va. — Some children dream of becoming a firefighter, but Herb Delbridge wanted to ride like one, according to CBS News 6. 

The Rockville man’s wish came true in 2014 when the 77-year-old found a rusted firetruck on the side of the road in Middlesex County. 456 more words


CW4 John William Engeman

In August of 1978 John entered the U.S. Army as an enlisted mechanic. He was selected as a warrant officer (ordinance/maintenance) in 1988. He was promoted to chief warrant officer four on March 1, 2002. 300 more words


MajGen James E. Livingston

While thousands of heroes have emerged since the inception of the U.S. Marine Corps on November 10, 1775, James E. Livingston has earned the title, “Leatherneck Legend.”  Growing up in the 1940’s on a 3,000 acre dirt farm in Towns, Georgia, Livingston learned the importance of hard work and determination at a young age.  376 more words

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