Wednesday’s Hero

Nelson Draper 96 years old from Barstow, California June 23, 1917 - September 22, 2013Another Navajo Code Talker has passed away. Nelson Draper died on September 22 at the age of 96. There are only an estimated 25-65 Code Talkers left with us. I couldn't find much on Mr. Draper, but what I could you can read here and here.These brave men and ...continue reading

Wednesday Hero

This Post Was Suggested By MichaelComdr. Howard W. Gilmore 40 years old from Selma, Alabama September 29, 1902 - February 7, 1943For distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Growler during her Fourth War Patrol in the Southwest Pacific from 10 January to 7 February 1943. Boldly ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by MichaelBrig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt III 56 years old from Cove Neck, NY September 13, 1887 - July 12, 1944When people hear the name Theodore Roosevelt they think President of the United States. What they probably don't think of is Theodore Roosevelt III. The presidents son. A man who, at the age of 56, lead forces in ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by CindyJohn Edward Allen 89 years old from Rio Rancho, New MexicoJohn Edward Allen, a New Mexico veteran who served as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II and later earned honors for his Air Force service during the Vietnam War, died July 29th after a long battle with cancer.The NAACP Albuquerque Chapter President ...continue reading