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SGT Ronald Alan Kubik

Sgt. Ronald Alan Kubik, 21, was a rifleteam leader assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. He was born on June 22, 1988 in Point Pleasant, N.J. 266 more words

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2LT Robert "Bob" Dole

There is no doubt that Senator Bob Dole will always be known for his service to his country; however, most only consider the work he has done through various levels of Government, not realizing that Senator Dole also served in the U.S. 462 more words

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PFC Henry Harrison Ford Jr.

“I remember a young kid with a big smile and a fun loving nature. I served too. Thanks Henry.” – James Logan.

US Marine Private First Class Henry Harrison Ford Jr was a casualty of the Vietnam War. 132 more words

Vietnam War

WWII Soldier's Lost Purple Heart Being Given To NYC Museum

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York City museum will permanently display a once-lost Purple Heart medal that was awarded to a German-born American soldier who fought against the Nazis. 115 more words

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LT John Williams Finn

The December 7, 1941, Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor lasted about 90 minutes, killing 2,333 American military personnel and wounding 1,139 others.

The initial targets were U.S. 243 more words

WWII

George Skypeck

I was that which others did not want to be.
I went where others feared to go, and did what others failed to do.
I asked nothing from those who gave nothing, and reluctantly accepted the thought of eternal loneliness … should I fail. 629 more words

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