Friday, September 21, 2018

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...

A GATHERING OF HEROES – Honolulu, Hawaii the Week of October 1, 2012

BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D. In my job I have buried 4 star generals. I have met Emperors and Empresses, Heads of States, Prime...

106,207 HEROES

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Victory over Japan Day (also known as Victory in the Pacific Day, V-J Day, or V-P Day) is...

HELLSHIPS – 21,000 ALMOST FORGOTTEN HEROES

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Later this month we will be the 70th anniversary of the signing of the unconditional surrender by the...

37,000 AMERICANS WHO MADE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

37,000 Americans Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Last Monday, July 27, was the 62nd anniversary of the signing of...

VIETNAM THE FACTS

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON PH.D. After I had been in country for several months I was convinced that the enemy did not have...