Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Mike Golch Lt. Ronald Markiewicz The year is 1971. A Lieutenant in the United States Army by the name of Ronald Markiewicz is serving near the Laotian border. He is a helicopter pilot. In March of that year he is sent out to fly two missions. The first one was to resupply a group of Vietnamese Marines and pick up … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Warrant Officer John W. Hermann (Pictured Right) 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st MLG A Marine warrant officer received the Silver Star on July 15 during a short ceremony in Afghanistan. On Feb. 26, 2008, then-Staff Sgt. John W. Hermann, an explosive ordnance disposal technician, accompanied a team with Company B, 1st Marine Special Operations … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Sgt. Maj. James E. Booker Second Battalion, Fourth Marine Regiment, FIRST Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Sergeant Major James E. Booker, United States Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Week's Post Was Written By Greta Col. Henry J. Cook Past National Commander, Military Order of the Purple Heart, after serving over fifteen years with MOPH, gaining invaluable experience while in the positions of National Aide-de-Camp, Chapter Commander, Region Commander, National Junior Vice Commander and National Senior Vice Commander. He … [Read more...]