Patriots’ Parade-Honor a U S Military Member-Create A Tribute 2017-05-18T20:21:53+00:00

Philip G Ostrom

By |1960's, Marines|

I grew up in the New England area with a strong military heritage. My father was decorated Navy officer serving in WWII on sub-chasers escorting shipping across the Atlantic.My older [...]

Robert J. Powers

By |1940's, Marines|

My dad, Robert J. Powers was a Marine Corps First Sergeant in WWII stationed in the South Pacific.  His Marine air recon unit was VMD 154. Click here to Read more [...]

Paul M. Jones

By |1960's, Army|

Paul M. Jones-Born in Oklahoma in 1938, Mike attended Oklahoma Military Academy (OMA) for four years of High School and two years of Junior College.  His military training at OMA [...]

Charles R. Chandler

By |1960's, Army|

Charles R. Chandler-Born and raised in rural Louisiana, Chuck Chandler received a congressional appointment to the US Military Academy at West Point, NY after two years at Louisiana Tech.   Chuck [...]

Carl R. Morin, Jr.

By |1960's, Army|

Carl R. Morin, Jr.-Carl was born in in Eustis Florida in 1940.  An excellent athlete and student Carl graduated as the class valedictorian from Melbourne High School in 1958 and  [...]

Duke Wheeler

By |1960's, Army|

Duke Wheeler is a graduate of the United States Military Academy West Point. He served during the Vietnam War and retired as a Captain in the US Army. 

Alan Hillyer Loehr

By |1950's, Marines|

Alan Loehr, born October 15, 1929, proudly served for the US Marine Corps Reserves, achieving the rank of Captain. A native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Alan primarily served at the [...]

Ronny J. Sayers

By |1860's, Army|

Ronny J. Sayers- Was born in Clearfield, PA in 1939.  After graduating from high school he received a Congressional appointment to the US Military Academy in West Point, NY.  Graduating [...]

Magnus Foss Sr

By |1940's, Navy|

Magnus Foss along with his children Mac Jr, Ditty, Mark and Bill, not pictured, all served. Magnus served in both World Wars, Mac Jr and Ditty in WW2, Mark in [...]

James L. Joyner

By |1860's, Army|

James L. Joyner-A ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate of the Oklahoma Military Academy and the University of Oklahoma, Jim entered the Army as a 2d LT in 1962 as a field [...]

Walter Hicks

By |1960's, Army|

Walter Hicks, March 23, 1940-February 14, 2015.  Commissioned from ROTC at North Carolina State University in 1962. Served 21 years in the US Army and retired as a LTC in [...]

Rocky Armstead

By |1960's, Army|

Rocky Armstead was a MEDEVAC helicopter pilot serving in Vietnam. He did not survive his tour, leaving behind his 3 year old daughter, Ronda Englander. Ronda is now Co-founder and [...]

Don Wineland

By |1940's, Navy|

Don went into the Navy in June of 1944. His boot camp was in Sampson, NY. Shortly after that he was assigned to The Pringle destoyer DD477 and almost immediately ended up in [...]

Edward C. Grace

By |1940's, Navy|

Edward C. Grace He was a steward mate 1st class.  He lost his life, December 18, 1944, in the River Seine, France when the small boat in which he was [...]

Robert V Flanigan

By |1940's, Army|

My father, Robert Flanigan, served in World War II under Omar Bradley in the Seventh Army, 100th division, 399th Infantry Regiment. Most Americans are aware of the heroic battle known [...]

Angel Ponce

By |1940's, Army|

My maternal Grandfather, Angel Ponce will be 98 years young on 15 November. Served in 141st INF, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Rhineland, Central Europe between 17SEP1940 and 30JUL1945. A combat Veteran [...]

Mickey Zaun

By |1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Mickey E. Zaun, 27, was a chemical operations specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, at Fort Bragg N.C. Zaun died Jan. [...]

Timothy Shea

By |2000-Present, Army|

Cpl. Timothy M. Shea, 22, was an infantryman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. He was killed in action on Aug. 25, 2005, while conducting [...]

Lance Cornett

By |1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Lance S. Cornett, 33, a special operations team member assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed in action [...]

Joseph Andres

By |1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Joseph J. Andres, Jr., 34, a special operations team member assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed in action [...]

Brian Cody Prosser

By |2000-Present, Army|

SSG Brian C. Prosser, 28, was a Military Intelligence Sergeant assigned to the Military Intelligence Detachment, 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He was killed in action during Operation [...]

Severin W. Summers

By |2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class III died while conducting combat operations in the Qole Gerdsar, Afghanistan, Aug. 2, 2009, while serving as a Special Forces Engineer with Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 20th [...]

Ben Stevenson

By |2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson was born in Albany, New York on February 7th, 1975. He enlisted in the U.S. Army as an Infantryman on June 10th, 1993. After completing [...]

Gregory Bishop

By |1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

All Warrior Network Partner · Los Angeles, California A digital entertainment destination for fans of the warrior genre. MUSA Military Entertainment Consulting CMO/Partner · Torrance, California We're more than military technical advisors. We're military [...]

Eric Ellis

By |2000-Present, Army|

Eric EllisBranch: ArmyWith a family of four. Still serving his country.Eric worked with my husband and is currently stationed at Fort Hood.  I am grateful to know him and his [...]

Robert Adams

By |1970's, Navy|

Robert (Bob) Adams served and retired from the Navy.  I am proud to have him as a father-in-law.  His son then served in the Army.  Thank you for your service [...]

Bob Ozbolt

By |1970's, Army|

Army Lieutenant Colonel Bob OzboltServed twenty-two years as a pilot, flying missions across the globe, including in the Middle East and in Germany.  It's a pleasure to know Bob and here [...]

Maxie B. Pullen

By |1950's, Army|

Maxie B. Pullen served the US Army from December 1953 - December 1955.  He was stationed several places but spent most of his time in Texas.  He was my grandfather [...]

MSgt Burke

By |2000-Present, Air Force|

Matthew Burke is a retired Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force. He sustained combat injuries during a search and rescue while under attack. Matthew continued serving throughout his [...]

SFC Kristoffer B. Domeij

By |2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29, was killed during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan when the assault force triggered an improvised explosive device.Domeij was a Ranger Joint Terminal [...]

Casey Casavant

By |2000-Present, Army|

Casey was my squad leader at 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment.  He was an absolutely incredible, caring, funny, and determined individual.  I can remember on our first deployment to Afghanistan [...]

Christopher Alexander Horns

By |2000-Present, Army|

PVT. 1ST CLASS CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER HORNSKilled in action on Oct. 22, 2011Operation Enduring FreedomPvt. 1st Class Christopher Alexander Horns, 20, was killed during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan when [...]

SSG Michael Owen

By |2000-Present, Army|

Sergeant Michael G. Owen, a soldier from Phoenix, was killed in action in Iraq on October 15th, 2004 in a car-bomb explosion near the Syrian border.Owen was killed along with another [...]

Nathan E Stahl

By |2000-Present, Army|

PFC. NATHAN E. STAHLKilled in action on Sept. 21, 2004Operation Iraqi FreedomPfc. Nathan E. Stahl, 20, was an infantryman assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Lewis, Wash.He [...]

Carlton Hawkins

By |1960's, Navy|

Carlton Hawkins served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  He was stationed in Norfolk, VA and San Diego, California. His years in the Navy were some of the most [...]

Melvin E. Davidson

By |1940's, Army|

Dad, Melvin E. Davidson, served our country and was so devastated when his brother was killed on base in Texas while on guard duty.  He was a wonderful father and [...]

SPC Zachariah Long

By |2000-Present, Army|

Army Spc. Zachariah W. Long Died May 30, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom20, of Milton, Pa.; assigned to the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.; killed in a vehicle [...]

SO2 Ryan C. Job

By |2000-Present, Navy|

SPECIAL OPERATOR SECOND CLASS (SEAL) RYAN JOBOn Thursday September 24th, 2009 America lost an incredibly inspirational young man—Navy SEAL Ryan Curtis Job. SO2 Job, a Scottsdale, AZ resident, was 28 [...]

Vann Brewster

By |1950's, Army|

Vann Allen Brewster attended Clemson University for two years, then spent four years at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated in 1952. He served as a [...]

Kyle Davis

By |2000-Present, Marines|

Kyle Davis answered the call to service after graduation from high school and joined the United States Marine Corps.  After having watched the Sept 11th attacks in horror, Kyle knew [...]

Mitchell Hash

By |2000-Present, Marines| Mitchell Hash was a beloved son, brother, husband, and much more. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 2005 to 2010. He graduated from the University of [...]

Arthur C Chaney Jr.

By |1940's, Army|

On March 24 1943 Arthur Chaney enlisted as an Infantry Rifleman in the US Army. He finished his Basic Training and was assigned to 3rd Infantry Division, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd [...]

LTC Justin Constantine

By |2000-Present, Army|

Justin Constantine is a former Marine and attorney and is now an inspirational speaker and leadership consultant.  He advises the corporate community on military issues and sustaining employee peak performance. [...]

Dick Couch

By |1970's, Navy|

A 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dick Couch served as a Surface Warfare Officer and a Special Warfare Officer. While a platoon leader with SEAL Team One in [...]

Leo Champagne

By |1940's, Marines|

Leo Champagne-Marine Corps-Served in 1940's Born Nov 27,1925 At Westbrook Maine -Completed High School June 1943 at age 17-Two weeks later enlisted in Marine Corps. -Very patriotic time - not [...]

Deborah Sampson

By |1770's, Army|

Deborah Sampson fought bravely in George Washington’s Continental Army, pretending to be a man. She was born in 1760 in Plympton, Massachusetts, but her family’s terrible poverty forced her into [...]


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