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

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by SarahYesterday marked the end of a 12-year review by the Pentagon when 24 soldiers from WWII to Vietnam, who were denied the award they earned, finally received their Medals Of Honor.Spc. 4 Santiago J. Erevia Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris Sgt. 1st Class Jose Rodela Sgt. Candelario Garcia Spc. 4 Leonard L. Alvarado Staff ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by SarahSir Nicholas George Winton 104 years old from Hampstead, LondonWednesday Hero was started to honor the men and women of the United States military, but this week we're doing something a little different. Sir Nicholas George Winton is a British humanitarian who will turn 105 this May. On the eve of WWII, Winston was ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by MichaelLeland Diamond 61 years old from Toledo, Ohio May 30, 1890 – September 20, 1951Master Gunnery Sergeant Leland "Lou" Diamond is famous within the U.S. Marine Corps as the classic example of the "Old Breed" — tough, hard-fighting career marines who served in the corps in the years between World War I and World War ...continue reading


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