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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

ARMED WITH NOTHING BUT COURAGE-Sergeant Ross Franklin Gray, US Marine Corps, WWII, Medal of...

Ross Franklin Gray, US Marine Corps For many years I have been writing about men and women who by any standard were courageous. Sergeant Gray...

Thank You

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Since America became a nation, 22,317,761 of its men and women have served at various times to protect our...

From Hero to Saint- SAINT DISMAS, THE GOOD THIEF – Fr Emil Kapaun, U.S....

Father Emil Kapaun, Chaplain in U.S. Army, WWII and Korean War, Distinguished Service Cross and other Military Decorations. This is not the first time I...

The First Filipino WW II Medal of Honor, Cpt. Jose Cabalfin Calugas, U.S. Army...

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. - Captain Jose Cabalfin Calugas, Sr. was the first Filipino Soldier to have received the Medal of Honor during...

WAKE 98 – Brave men who built and died for America

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. As a news hound I can set alerts with most of the leading news services to notify me if...

Patrick Henry Brady,–Major General U.S. Army — “FLY, WITHOUT HESITATION, ANYTIME, ANYWHERE”

BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D. , USA (born October 1, 1936) is a retired American Army officer. While serving as a helicopter pilot in the...

Elmelindo Rodrigues Smith, Platoon Sergeant U.S. Army – WAHIAWA HERO

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON PHD -- There was nothing to suggest in the early morning hours of July 27, 1935 that the new baby...

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN – Sgt. Joseph E. Muller, U.S. Army, WW II,...

, WWII, Medal of Honor BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D. Joseph E. Muller was born on June 23, 1908, at Holyoke, Massachusetts. While doing the...

The Most Decorated Unit in American History — (442nd REGIMENT)

The 442nd Regiment received more than 18,000 awards, including 9,500 Purple Hearts, 5,200 Bronze Star Medals, 588 Silver Stars, 52 Distinguished Service Crosses, 7...

PUNCHBOWL FINAL RESTING PLACE

"Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond...