Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By KathiSSgt. James I. Spurrier, Jr. (Left) 61 years old from Tennessee 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division December 14, 1922 - February 25, 1984SSgt. James I. Spurrier, Jr., aka Junior J. Spurrier, distinguished himself multiple times during WWII. One of which, almost single handedly capturing the ...continue reading

Wordless Wednesday

Sgt. Jorge A. DiazSgt. Jorge A. Diaz, a squad leader with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, receives a Bronze Star Medal with Combat V from Lt. Gen. Kenneth J. Glueck, Jr., commanding general, III Marine Expeditionary Force, during Glueck's visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii with Sgt. Maj. Daniel J. Fierle, III MEF sergeant major, April ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested by MichaelCol. Robert L. Howard 70 years old from Waco, Texas Army Special Forces MACV-SOG Special Operations Command Korea July 11, 1939 – December 23, 2009You learn very quickly that Col. Robert Howard was an amazing man. Wounded 14 times in 54 months of combat. 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, 2 Distinguished ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By MichaelCpl. Lloyd Oliver 88 years old from Glendale, Arizona April 23, 1923 - March 16, 2011"Am I a hero? I don't know. Yeah. I'll be a hero. I'll go for that. Yeah."Wednesday Hero profiled the Code Talkers way back in 2005. But this week it is honoring Cpl. Lloyd Oliver. Cpl. Oliver was one of the original ...continue reading