Wednesday’s Hero

Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth Vargas Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth Vargas, disaster preparedness officer for Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast, dressed in authentic Choctaw clothing, plays a Choctaw flute during a luncheon. The Native American Heritage celebration was hosted by Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU) 202 Detachment … [Read more...]

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...]