Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by SJStan White 94 years old from Albuquerque, New Mexico Albuquerque veteran Stan E. White, a Pearl Harbor survivor who was injured during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, was awarded the Legion of Honor, France?s highest decoration, according to Perry Bendicksen, Honorary French Consul for New Mexico.Although he was ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Invasion Of NormandyFriday marks the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, or D-Day. In the early hours of June 6, 1944, 156.000 troops from 12 nations including America, United Kingdom and Canada set out with the largest seaborne invasion force in history. The invasion marked the end of Germany's occupation of Europe and turned the course of ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by MichaelLt. Cmndr. Rufus Herring 74 years old from Roseboro, North Carolina Commander: USS LCI(L)-449 / LCI(G)-449 June 11, 1921 - January 31, 1996For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of LCI (G) 449 operating as a unit of LCI (G) Group ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by MichaelCol. Donald Cook 33 years old from Brooklyn, New York 3rd Marine Division, MACV August 9, 1934 - December 8, 1967Captain Donald Cook was taken as a POW in 1964 and was held for three years until his death from malaria. For his action as a POW he was posthumously promoted to Colonel and awarded the Medal Of ...continue reading