Wednesday Hero

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This Post Was Suggested By Mike Ens. John Parle 23 years old from Omaha, Nebraska USS LST-375 May 26, 1920 - July 10, 1943 From Ens. Parle's Medal Of Honor citation: For valor and courage above and beyond the call of duty as Officer-in-Charge of Small Boats in the USS LST-375 during the amphibious assault on the island of Sicily, 9?10 July 1943. … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By Lisa Mike BerryA different post this week. I don't know anything about Mr. Berry's service, all I do know is that he, and his family, need our help. Mike Berry has served in the Army and National Guard for 23 years and in 2012 was experiencing strange smells, shakiness and feeling faint. Then one day, while making dinner, he … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by SJ Stan 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 … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Invasion Of Normandy Friday 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 … [Read more...]