Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Hero Was Suggested by Mary Ann Staff Sgt. Jude Voss 1st Battalion, 3d Special Forces Group (Airborne) His courage illustrates a combat truth to these veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam: Soldiers aren’t thinking about glory or ideals in the midst of a battle. They fight for the men to the left and right of them. And that's just … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Army Spc. Jeffrey A. Williams 20 years old from Warrenville, Illinois Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment September 5, 2005 SPC. Jeffery A. Williams was killed in action when an IED was detonated near his combat patrol in Tal Afar, Iraq. Your time with us was far too short Dealing with your loss will be hard, When I think about what … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

CSM Robert Prosser and LTC Erik Kurilla 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment (Deuce Four) LTC. Erik Kurilla and CSM. Robert Prosser's story is an amazing one. One that Michael Yon has told far better than I ever could. Warning. The site contains very graphic images. Some may want to turn off images before viewing. These brave men and women … [Read more...]

Wednesdays Hero

Sgt. Frank T. Carvill 51 years old from Carlstadt, New Jersey 3rd Battalion, 112th Field Artillery June 04, 2004 When Frank T. Carvill told his sister he had been called up to go to Iraq, she was stunned. "Gee, Frank, are you going to be part of the AARP battalion?" she teased. Carvill joined the Guard in the 80's out of a sense of patriotism. He was … [Read more...]