Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 85 years old from Tucson, Arizona 42nd Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron November 16, 1918 - September 19, 2004 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton was a navigator who was shot down over Vietnam in April of 1972. He was the only one of six crewmen to survive and was behind enemy lines for 11 days … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman89 years old from San Diego, Calif.VMTB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 - January 5, 2014 Jerry Coleman, a decorated war hero, Yankee World Series MVP and Hall of Fame San Diego Padres broadcaster, died January 5 at age 89 after a career of more than 70 years in baseball. Coleman … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Col. Roger Donlon 79 years old from Saugerties, New York 7th Special Forces Group For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while defending a U.S. military installation against a fierce attack by hostile forces. Capt. Donlon was serving as the commanding … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Maj. Richard Bong 24 years old from Poplar, Wisconsin 49th Fighter Group, V Fighter Command September 25, 1920 - August 6, 1945 Maj. Richard Bong is the United States' highest-scoring air ace, having shot down at least 40 Japanese aircraft during World War II. He was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Army Air Forces … [Read more...]