Sunday, September 23, 2018

Addison Earl Baker Lieutenant Colonel Army Air Corps

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Having done several hundred articles in the Hawaii Reporter honoring some of Americas hero’s, I believe this is the first...

Profile in Courage: Samuel Woodfill, Major United States Army

He was born in Jefferson County, Indiana, in January 1883. Accounts say his father, John H. Woodfill, was a veteran of the Mexican War...

Lloyd L. Burke Colonel, U.S. Army – A DEADLY MAN

Sam Walton may well be the most well known achiever in Arkansas but there are 25 others we need to remember, they are the...

106,207 Heroes

Victory over Japan Day (also known as Victory in the Pacific Day, V-J Day, or V-P Day) is a name chosen for the day...

50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

Over the years I have written hundreds of articles about our American heroes but very few about our allies heroes. The Battle of Long...

A GATHERING OF HEROES

In my job I have buried 4 star generals. I have met Emperors and Empresses, Heads of States, Prime Ministers and Presidents. All of...

442nd Regimental Combat Team

Most Japanese–Americans who fought in World War II were Nisei, Japanese–Americans born in the U.S. Shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on...

MEDAL OF HONOR

At the risk of being accused of being pedantic I want to point out that the correct title of the award is the Medal...

Grit, Courage: 2nd Lt. and U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye, U.S. Army

BY DUANE A VACHON, PH.D. -We are currently getting bombarded by politicians telling us why we should vote for them.  I thought this might...

Vietnam’s US War Dead

The following are some facts about the Vietnam war that you may know.  There may be some that you may not know.  As you...