Wednesday Hero

This Post Was Suggested By Michael Comdr. Howard W. Gilmore 40 years old from Selma, Alabama September 29, 1902 - February 7, 1943 For 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 … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt III 56 years old from Cove Neck, NY September 13, 1887 - July 12, 1944 When 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 … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Cindy SSgt. Salvatore Giunta 25 years old from Ceder Rapid, Iowa 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Yesterday, SSgt. Salvatore Giunta became the first living recipient of the Medal Of Honor since the Vietnam War. From the official citation: Then-Specialist Salvatore A. Giunta distinguished himself by acts of … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

First Lieutenant Gregory F. Ambrosia 28 years old from Knoxville, Tennessee 2d Battalion (Airborne), 503d Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173d Airborne Brigade The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918 (amended by an act of July 25, 1963), takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to First Lieutenant … [Read more...]