Honor Page

  • 05 Sep 2017 12:57 | Anonymous

    The "Montford Pointers," as they were known, broke the Marine Corps color barrier 75 years ago.  Read about them HERE

  • 22 Aug 2017 14:29 | Anonymous

    Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Jr., once described himself as "an invisible man."   Now, the U.S. Military Academy's newest barracks carries his name

  • 16 Aug 2017 16:18 | Anonymous

    This story isn't new (2014), but it's inspiring and was not widely circulated at the time.

    Former Army First Lieutenant Clebe McClary, critically wounded in Vietnam, credits the late pro golfer Billy Casper for saving his life during a hospital visit.

    Read this heartwarming story  HERE.   Note: The photo you'll see in the article -  Left is Jay Haas, who arranged for Billy Casper (center) to meet Clebe McClary (right) at Augusta National.

  • 13 Aug 2017 15:01 | Anonymous

    The Gary Sinise Foundation and American Airlines flew about 45 World War II veterans from Los Angeles to New Orleans for a visit to the National WW II Museum, July 26 and 27, 2017.

    For those who may not know, Gary Sinise is an actor, musician, and active supporter of both veterans and serving troops.

    Here’s the video story of the vets' journey – including a serenade by USO volunteers. 

    After a spirited welcome at the airport, the vets were bused to the Sheraton New Orleans for another welcome event.   At the end of the video, you’ll want to say “Wow!” – if you aren’t too choked up to speak.

    VIEW THE VIDEO HERE - it's well worth the 8 minutes!

  • 13 Aug 2017 13:36 | Anonymous

    Chief Steward Andrew Mills risked his life to perform his duty in a segregated service.   Read about his actions in this article from the Navy Times

  • 01 Aug 2017 14:48 | Anonymous

    Most of us remember Colonel Barfoot, who won his final battle -- to display the American Flag outside his home.  He died March 2, 2012 at age 92. 

    But few of us probably know the World War II record of this Medal of Honor recipient, which is worth remembering.  You can read about it  HERE.    

  • 31 Jul 2017 15:56 | Anonymous

    Read about his heroic Vietnam service  HERE

  • 21 Jul 2017 13:24 | Anonymous

    Lieutenant James Crotty, shown here as a Lieutenant junior Grade, was taken prisoner while defending Corregidor in May 1942.  He later died in captivity at a Japanese POW Camp.  Read more about this WW II hero HERE 

  • 11 Jul 2017 15:45 | Anonymous

    Read the stories of five heroes whose courage is now being recognized.  Here's the story from Military Times.

  • 05 Jul 2017 17:17 | Anonymous

    Segregated Army units worked to construct what was later known as the "ALCAN Highway," which opened in November, 1942.    Here's the FULL STORY.  

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