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Jimmy Wayne Phipps PFC USMC

  LEST WE FORGET BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D. Jimmy Wayne Phipps was born on November 1, 1950, in Santa Monica, California. He attended Marina Del Ray...

William T. Perkins, Jr. Corporal United States Marine Corps –...

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON PH.D.  For many years prior to my retirement I worked at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.  My job...

Gary Lee Littrell Command Sergeant Major U.S.Army – COMMITMENT, INTEGRITY, COURAGE

r BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D.  After writing almost 300 articles honoring America’s bravest, Medal of Honor recipients, there are a few characteristics I find...

Bennie G. Adkins C/Sgt. Maj. U.S. Army – A DEADLY HERO

BY DUANE ALLEN VACHON, PH.D.  Bennie G. Adkins was born Feb. 1, 1934 in Waurika, Oklahoma. He was drafted in 1956, and was assigned...

Ralph H. Johnson PFC Marine Corps – COMMITMENT & COURAGE

BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D.  Ralph Henry Johnson was born on January 11, 1949, in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Courtnay Elementary School and Simonton...

Ryan M. Pitts SSGT U.S.A. – Medal of Honor goes to...

  SSGT Ryan M. Pitts receives Medal of Honor from President Obama BY DUANE A.VACHON PH.D.  When the history books are written, the Battle of Wanat...

Donald W. Evans, Jr. Sp 4 USA – POTENTIAL LOST

SP4 Donald W. Evans, Jr. USA Medal of Honor BY DUANE A. VACHON PH.D.  One of the great loves in Evans life was the Riverside...

LESLIE ALLEN BELLRICHARD, PFC USA – “And God said who shall...

  PFC Leslie Allen Bellrichard BY DUANE A VACHON, PH.D.  Bellrichard was born on December 4 1941 at Janesville Wisconsin.  When he was in his early...

Paul H. Foster Sergeant USMC Medal of Honor – GREATER LOVE...

BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D.  Paul Hellstrom Foster, a native of California, posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism in Vietnam in October...

John D. Bulkeley Vice Admiral USN – A GITMO HERO

BY DUANE A. VACHON, PH.D.  John Duncan Bulkeley was born on  August 19, 1911 at New York City.   He grew up on a farm...