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...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Sergeant Philip A. McCulloch, Jr. Company K, Third Battalion, Fifth Marines, Regimental Combat Team Eight, SECOND Marine Division (Forward), I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Sergeant Philip A. McCulloch, Jr., United States Marine Corps, for conspicuous … [Read more...]

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

SSgt. Erich R. Phillips Company C, 2d Battalion (Airborne), 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173d Airborne Brigade Combat Team The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918 (amended by act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Staff Sergeant Erich R. Phillips, … [Read more...]