Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By Leigh Almost two weeks ago a tragic event took place in Aurora, Colorado when a gunman walked into a movie theater and began shooting, killing 12 people. Three of those who were killed were military personnel. Petty Officer 3rd Class John Larimer was 27 years old and served in the United States Navy. He was killed … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Post Was Suggested By Michael SEAL Chief Petty Officer Donald McFaul 32 years old from Bend, Oregon Sea-Air-Land Team 4 (SEAL-4), Golf Platoon, Naval Special Warfare Task Unit PAPA December 20, 1989 Donald McFaul enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1975 and began working as engine specialist. In 1978 he began his Basic Underwater … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested By Michael Lt. Cmd. Edward Henry "Butch" O'Hare From St. Louis, Missouri Fighting Squadron Three (VF-3) March 13, 1914 – November 26, 1943 From Butch O'Hare's Medal Of Honor citation: The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Cmd. David John Sperling 78 years old from Pensacola, Florida Attach Squadron 153 April 3, 1929 - March 17, 2008 From 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 … [Read more...]