Wednesday’s Hero

Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis 24 years old from Staten Island, New York 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light) August 28, 2013The heroic actions of Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis saved the life of a Polish officer during a "complex, three-pronged attack" on their base in eastern Afghanistan, ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By CindySgt. Jimmie Begay 86 years old from Sawmill, Arizona 1st Marine Division, 2nd Battalion February 1, 2012The Navajo Nation has lost another code talker. Sgt. Jimmie Begay passed away Wednesday night at Tsehootsoi Medical Center in Fort Defiance at the age of 88 from a head injury he sustained after a fall. ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Cpl. Jason A. Karella 20 years old from Anchorage, Alaska 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force October 9, 2008Cpl. Jason A. Karella died supporting combat operations in the Farah province of Afghanistan when the Humvee he was riding in rolled over. He had given up his, as his Father described "best ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Week's Hero Was Suggested By DebSSgt. Darrell "Shifty" Power 86 years old from Dickerson County, Virginia E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division June 17, 2009The world lost one of it's true heroes a couple of weeks ago. Darrell "Shifty" Powers passed away on June 17 of cancer. "Shifty" was part of the ...continue reading