Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Kathi Sgt. Maj. Jon Cavaiani 70 years old from Stanford, California August 2, 1943 - July 29, 2014 When Sergeant Cavaiani and the remaining platoon members could not halt the enemy advance, he ordered his men to escape while he laid down covering fire. As they ran, the citation said, he "recovered a machine gun, stood up, … [Read more...]

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Spc 4 Donald Sloat 20 years old from Coweta, Oklahoma 3rd Platoon, Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division February 1949 - January 17, 1970 On September 15, Spc. 4 Donald Sloat was posthumously awarded the Medal Of Honor for his actions in 1970 in Vietnam: Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat … [Read more...]

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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...]