Wednesday’s Hero

  On Saturday, August 6th, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter was shot down over Wardak province, Afghanistan killing 30 United States servicemen. It was the largest single day loss of life since the war began. Killed were:U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. (SEAL) Jonas B. Kelsall, 32, of Shreveport, La. Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Warrant Officer John W. Hermann (Pictured Right) 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG A Marine warrant officer received the Silver Star on July 15 during a short ceremony in Afghanistan. On Feb. 26, 2008, then-Staff Sgt. John W. Hermann, an explosive ordnance disposal technician, accompanied a team with Company B, 1st Marine Special Operations … [Read more...]