Honor Page

  • 05 Dec 2018 17:01 | Anonymous

    Lt. Col. Alarich Zacherle burned his battalion’s flag rather than have it taken as a trophy.   Here's MORE.

  • 30 Nov 2018 19:16 | Anonymous

    During the Cold War, an SR-71 Blackbird suffered an engine failure during a mission over the Baltic Sea, and its crew feared Soviet jets might be hunting for them.  Here's the full story of what happened in 1987.

    Attacks on U.S. surveillance aircraft were not uncommon during that time.  We're told that the entire Mig-25 Foxbat line of fighters was designed, produced, and deployed for the specific mission of intercepting and shooting down SR-71’s.

       

     

     

  • 26 Nov 2018 14:37 | Anonymous

    Artishia Mae Conaway Stephens was recently awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.

  • 21 Nov 2018 14:34 | Anonymous

    Retired Lt. Col. William Pollard received the highest honor awarded by France.  Here's the story from MILITARY TIMES.

  • 14 Nov 2018 15:40 | Anonymous

    Air Force Times.

    The spirit of Master Sgt. John Chapman, killed in Afghanistan, lives on in a newly-named C-32 VIP aircraft.  Click on the link above to read the article.

     

  • 07 Nov 2018 14:00 | Anonymous

    Marine Times 

    "Permission to hug granted."  This isn't our usual Honor Page entry, but honor, service, and tradition are important elements of the story.  Read the article and see the heartwarming video by clicking on the link above.

  • 02 Oct 2018 16:20 | Anonymous

    The 17-year-old Hospitalman Third Class saw a B-25 bomber hit the Empire State Building in July of 1945.  With the devotion shown by First Responders after the Twin Towers attack on 9-11, he rushed toward the destruction, rescuing one victim and leading others to safety.  Read his STORY.

  • 21 Sep 2018 17:11 | Anonymous

    Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician First Class Jeffrey Thomas received a Silver Star for his actions in 2016.  Read his STORY

  • 26 Aug 2018 13:11 | Anonymous

    Here's the DoD NEWS RELEASE

  • 25 Aug 2018 15:06 | Anonymous

    Then-Seaman Apprentice Luis Fonseca received the Navy Cross for his  ACTIONS. 

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