Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Sarah Yesterday 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 … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Joseph A. Graves 21 years old from Discovery Bay, California 110th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade July 26, 2006 Spc. Joseph Graves's dream was to work for the FBI and he saw that joining the Military was a way to help me do that. Joseph Graves enlisted in the Army at 17 and surprised his … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Jonnie L Stiles 38 years old from Highlands Ranch, Colorado 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard November 13, 2008 Louisiana National Guard spokesman Maj. Michael Kazmierzak said Spc. Jonnie L. Stiles had been serving as a gunner on a Humvee doing route clearance when and IED detonated near his vehicle in Jalalabad, … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Kenneth W. Haines 25 years old from Fulton, New York 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division December 3, 2006 Spc. Kenneth Haines joined the United States Army in September 2000 as a fire support specialist and had been assigned to his unit for just over three years. He deployed to Iraq in October of 2006. During … [Read more...]