Wednesday’s Hero

Maj. William Edward Adams 31 years old from Kansas City, MO A/227 Assault Helicopter Company, 52nd Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division June 16, 1939 - May 25, 1971 The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Major William Edward … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Maj. Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen 53 years old from Royal, Iowa 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing June 29, 1934 - December 14, 1987 The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen, United States Air Force, for conspicuous … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Cmd. David John Sperling 78 years old from Pensacola, Florida Attach Squadron 153 April 3, 1929 - March 17, 2008 From the citation upon being awarded the Silver Star: The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Commander David John Sperling (NSN: 0-555189), United States Navy, for conspicuous … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Mike Golch Lt. Ronald Markiewicz The year is 1971. A Lieutenant in the United States Army by the name of Ronald Markiewicz is serving near the Laotian border. He is a helicopter pilot. In March of that year he is sent out to fly two missions. The first one was to resupply a group of Vietnamese Marines and pick up … [Read more...]