Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 85 years old from Tucson, Arizona 42nd Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron November 16, 1918 - September 19, 2004 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton was a navigator who was shot down over Vietnam in April of 1972. He was the only one of six crewmen to survive and was behind enemy lines for 11 days … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman89 years old from San Diego, Calif.VMTB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 - January 5, 2014 Jerry Coleman, a decorated war hero, Yankee World Series MVP and Hall of Fame San Diego Padres broadcaster, died January 5 at age 89 after a career of more than 70 years in baseball. Coleman … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Maj. Edward Cragg 24 years old from Greenwich, Connecticut 80th Fighter Squadron September 8, 1919 - December 26, 1943 Maj. Edward "Porky" Cragg was a triple Ace in WWII with 15 confirmed kills who was shot down over Papua New Guinea and listed as MIA. You can read more about Maj. Cragg here These brave men and … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Brigadier Gen. James H. Howard 81 years old from Bay Pines, Florida 356th Fighter Squadron, 354th Fighter Group April 13, 1913 - March 18, 1995 General, then Colonel, James Howard, was the only fighter pilot to be awarded the Medal Of Honor in the European theater of WWII. From his citation: For conspicuous … [Read more...]