Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by SJStan White 94 years old from Albuquerque, New Mexico Albuquerque veteran Stan E. White, a Pearl Harbor survivor who was injured during the D-Day invasion of Normandy, was awarded the Legion of Honor, France?s highest decoration, according to Perry Bendicksen, Honorary French Consul for New Mexico.Although he was ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Invasion Of NormandyFriday marks the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, or D-Day. In the early hours of June 6, 1944, 156.000 troops from 12 nations including America, United Kingdom and Canada set out with the largest seaborne invasion force in history. The invasion marked the end of Germany's occupation of Europe and turned the course of ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by http://mjgolch.blogspot.comLt. Col. Jerry Coleman 89 years old from San Diego, California VMSB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 - January 5, 2014Not only was Jerry Coleman a pro-baseball player, playing for the Yankees from 1949 to 1957, but he was also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marines. Coleman ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by MichaelLt. Milton Ricketts 28 years old from Baltimore, Maryland USS Yorktown (CV-5) August 5, 1913 - May 8, 1942For extraordinary and distinguished gallantry above and beyond the call of duty as Officer-in-Charge of the Engineering Repair Party of the U.S.S. Yorktown in action against enemy Japanese forces in the ...continue reading