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  • 08 Nov 2019 14:16 | Anonymous

    Hank Buttelmann was an "adrenaline junkie" pilot who received the Silver Star and four awards of the Distinguished Flying Cross.   Read more about him in this Air Force Times ARTICLE

  • 04 Nov 2019 16:24 | Anonymous

    John Moon was still vigorous enough at 102 to sing the National Anthem at his alma mater's basketball game.  Read about his service and life aftter WW II HERE.   

  • 02 Nov 2019 16:56 | Anonymous

    The U.S. Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard begins the flag-folding ceremony as part of the full military honors burial for LT Thomas Crotty, a WW II USCG POW, in Buffalo, New York, Nov. 2,   His remains were recently identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and were brought back to Crotty’s hometown for burial.   See the full story and more photos HERE.  (USCG photo by PO3 Brian McCrum) 

     

  • 01 Nov 2019 14:02 | Anonymous

    The airfield is named for Lieutenant General Benjamin Davis, Jr., the first African American general in the U.S. Air Force and a veteran of WW II.  Read DETAILS.

  • 25 Oct 2019 15:47 | Anonymous

    Read about Jack Eaton's visit in this Department of Defense RELEASE

  • 14 Oct 2019 20:09 | Anonymous

    This homecoming will warm your heart.  Read about Navy Machinist's Mate First Class ULIS CLAUD STEELY.

  • 09 Oct 2019 15:46 | Anonymous

    NOW THERE'S VIDEO - See below!

    An annual memorial ceremony was held at Cle Elum, Washington, Sept. 27 for USCG Signalman First Class Douglas Munro, killed while ferrying U.S. Marines off Guadalcanal in 1942.  His last words:  "Did they all get off?"

    Commander Doug Sheehan, USCGR Ret., speaks during the Sept. 27 memorial ceremony for his uncle, Signalman First Class Douglas Munro, the Coast Guard's only Medal of Honor recipient.  The annual event was held at Munro's gravesite in Cle Elum, Munro's hometown, on the 77th anniversary of his death.  (Photo by Commander Vic Primeaux, USCG Ret.)

    And here's a 35-minute slide show and video, shot and produced by Commander Primeaux, which captures the meaning and spirit of the EVENT

       

  • 07 Oct 2019 13:24 | Anonymous

    The five Sullivan brothers died together aboard the light cruiser Juneau at the Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942.  Their memory was honored recently aboard the guided missile destroyer The Sullivans, based at Naval Station Mayport.  Read details HERE

     

  • 03 Oct 2019 17:17 | Anonymous

    Jimmie H. Royer received the medal in Terra Haute, Indiana.  Here are the  DETAILS.  

  • 21 Sep 2019 10:10 | Anonymous

    The occasion was POW-MIA Recognition Day.  Read about it and view the PHOTOS

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