Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By MichaelCol. Leo K. Thorsness 81 years old from Madison, Alabama 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 355th Tactical Fighter WingFor conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. As pilot of an F-105 aircraft, Lieutenant Colonel Thorsness was on a ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Maj. Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen 53 years old from Royal, Iowa 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 355th Tactical Fighter Wing June 29, 1934 - December 14, 1987The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen, United States Air Force, for conspicuous ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Cmd. David John Sperling 78 years old from Pensacola, Florida Attach Squadron 153 April 3, 1929 - March 17, 2008From the citation upon being awarded the Silver Star:The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Commander David John Sperling (NSN: 0-555189), United States Navy, for conspicuous ...continue reading