Ethel Louis Foss (Bergmann)

By |1910's, Navy|

Ethel Louise Foss (Bergmann) was one the first 300 women in the United States to join the Navy.

Billy Arriaga

By |1990's, Marines|

Billy ArriagaBilly served his country in the U.S. Marines.  after he ETS'd out he continued to help other fellow Veteran organizations' as a volunteer. He continues to serve his country [...]

Peter Armstrong

By |2000-Present, Army|

Joined the Army in 1992, Deployed to Iraq, Served withE Co 51st LRS -2002 - 2006Ranger Training Brigade  - 2007 to 20124th Ranger Training Brigade Retired SFC  

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  [...]

Thurston A. Griffith, Jr.-Thurston (Turk)

By |1960's, Army|

Thurston A. Griffith, Jr.-Thurston (Turk) was born in 1940.  He graduate from Los Alamos High School(NM) in 1958.  An honor student and star athlete, Turk realized his boyhood dream when [...]

Wayne A. Downing

By |1960's, Army|

Wayne A. Downing-Wayne was born in Peoria, IL in 1940.  He and his two  sisters were raised by his mother after his father was killed in World War II.  As [...]

William A. Cauthen, Jr

By |1960's, Army|

William A. Cauthen, Jr-  Born into a career Army family in 1939, Bill spent his early years moving with his family to various Army Posts.  After High School, Bill attended [...]

Michael J. Bartelme

By |1960's, Army|

Michael J. Bartelme-Born in Wisconsin and raised in Minnesota, "Mick" entered West Point in July 1958.  He graduated in 1962 and was commissioned as a 2dLT in the Infantry.  As [...]

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 [...]

James M. Worthington, Jr

By |1950's, Army|

James M. Worthington, Jr-  Born at Ft Knox, KY in 1940.  He was an Army "brat"  following his Dad, from assignment to assignment, living  all around the world.  In 1958, [...]

Frank S Reasoner

By |1950's, Marines|

Frank S Reasoner- Born in Spokane, Wasington in 1937, Frank enlisted in the USMC in 1955.  He reached the rank of E-5 before winning a competitive appointment to the US [...]

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 [...]

E-4 SrA (R) Chad Chase

By |1990's, 2000-Present, Air Force|

Chad was in the USAF from 97 to 04,  He served as a cable dawg and a TACP.  Chad was stationed at Kelly AFB, TX and FT Stewart AIN, GA, [...]

Robert D. Hunter

By |1990's, Marines|

Robert Served the Marine Corp Oct 1990 till 1994 Where he served in many different places.  He then served in the Iowa National Guard 224 Co A. Combat Engineers 2001 [...]

Robert Wi. Briggs

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

Robert W. Briggs Iowa National Guard 224th Combat Engineers Co. C. Mt. Pleasant IA.  He enlisted September 1991 and was medically retired December 2008. Bobby was a 21 Echo and [...]

Paul White Jr

By |1960's, Army|

A Green Beret, A Hero, MY DAD! My dad served 1960-1963 While he doesn't often talk about his time in the service. I know he is a proud veteran!

SSG (R) Chess Johnson

By |2000-Present, Army|

Chess Johnson joined the Army right out of high school fast tracked his way from Private to SSG. On his second tour of duty to Iraq a sniper would change [...]

SSgt. Kenneth J. Wilburn

By |2000-Present, Air Force|

U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Kenneth Jason Wilburn, age 30, of Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta, GA, passed away unexpectedly at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX, on Monday, [...]

Daniel Casara United States Army SGT, Ret.

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

Casara with President George W. Bush at the 2014 Warrior Open Dan Casara, U.S. Army (Retired Sergeant), served his country proudly for nearly 15 years. During his time in service [...]

Terry W. Branham United States Army Colonel, Ret.

By |1960's, 1970's, 1980's, Army|

Terry Branham enlisted and served 26 years active duty in the US Army and retired as a Colonel.  He served in Vietnam as a Cobra Attack Helicopter Pilot and was [...]

Tim Ngo United States Army SGT, Ret.

By |2000-Present, Army|

U.S. Army SGT Tim Ngo was deployed to Baghdad Iraq in2004 with the 1st Cav 1/9. He was on a foot patrol on August 4th, 2004, when a grenade landed [...]

SFC Matthew I. Leggett

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

Matt was an active duty Airborne Cavalry Scout who was killed in action on August 20, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Matt was within 1 week of redeploying back to the [...]

David J Latus

By |1960's, Army|

I served in the U.S. Army in 1960- 1964.  My 4  year career took me to Istanbul, Turkey where I served as an aide to  General Michaelis and his family.  [...]

Roger E. Duncan

By |1960's, Army|

We had killed more than we should have but that’s the way it usually was. In truth I should say that Roger did most of the killing. I did a [...]

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 [...]

Dennis Wachowski

By |1970's, Air Force|

I was in the Air Force from 1969-1976. I served in Key west Florida during the Cuban Crisis.  I then was transferred to Miyako Japan which was a remote assignment. [...]

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 [...]

Corporal Douglas H Kinard

By |1960's, Marines|

Douglas H Kinard served in the USMC from 1964-1970.  He proudly served his country in Vietnam, and unfortunately lost his best friend.  He returned home, where he was married and [...]

Robert N. Rangeley, Second Lt. USArmy AirCorps, WWII

By |1940's, Air Force|

Robert N. Rangeley, Second Lt, USArmy AirCorps, WWII:Bob's entire career was in service to America. Starting as a young man, he enlisted in the Army AirCorps when he was just [...]

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 [...]

Jason Sellars

By |2000-Present, Marines|

I met Jason through my time at Higher Ground (HG) - Military Program. Jason applied for HG in 2009 and we spent 2 years developing a friendship until he was [...]

William S. Potter

By |1960's, Army|

“Welcome To My World” 1Lt Glenn Rudy greets 2LT Bill Potter for his first “In Country” day “Home away from Home Camp Eagle” Left to right is [...]

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 [...]

Kevin Morehead

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Kevin N. Morehead was a Special Forces team sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, Ky. A native of Arkansas, he graduated [...]

Obediah “OB” Kolath

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

Sgt. 1st Class Obediah J. Kolath died Aug. 28, 2005, from wounds received during combat operations on Aug. 25, 2005, in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of [...]

Ivica Jerak

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Ivica Jerak died Aug. 25, 2005, while conducting combat operations in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born Oct. 12, 1962 in [...]

Kelly Hornbeck

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Master Sgt. Kelly L. Hornbeck, a Special Forces team sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Carson, Colo., was a 36-year-old native of Fort Worth, [...]

Richard Herrema

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

Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Herrema was killed in combat during operations April 25, 2006, in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born March [...]

George “Andy” Fernandez

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

 Andy was the First USASOC KIA during Combat Operations in OIF. Master Sgt. George A. Fernandez was born in El Paso, Texas on June 7, 1966. The son of a [...]

Trevor Diesing

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

Sgt. 1st Class Trevor John Diesing died Aug. 25, 2005, while conducting combat operations in Iraq against known enemies of the United States of America. He was born May 16, [...]

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 [...]

William Bennett

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class William M. Bennett was a Special Forces medical sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, Ky. He 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 [...]

Jefferson “Donnie” Davis

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Donnie Davis was among the first KIA's of the Global War on Terrorism.  He was an inspiration to his teammates and other members of the Special Forces Community.  He was [...]

Daniel H. Petithory

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

Dan was the funniest man I have ever known.  A greater friend no man has ever known. His smile and his stories will forever be missed.  Until we meet again [...]

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 [...]

Christopher Speer

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. 1st Class Christopher J. Speer was born in Denver, Colo., on September 9, 1973 and enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 8, 1992. After completing basic combat training, [...]

Forrest B. Sibley

By |2000-Present, Air Force|

Our beloved son, brother, and patriot, Forrest Brent Sibley, lost his life in the service of God and country on August 26, 2015 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He was deployed [...]

Steve Printz

By |1970's, 1980's, Navy|

Steve Printz, U.S. Navy (Ret.) CaptainHe enlisted in the Naval Reserves at the age of 17 and was accepted as a Reserve Officer Candidate while attending college. His active duty [...]

Bobby Django Joseph

By |2000-Present, Marines|

U.S. Marines, (Ret)True Hero, Great Father and Phenomenal Friend 

Juan Castillo

By |2000-Present, Army|

Station Commander at United States ArmyJune 2011 to presentStudied BSBA in Sports Management at Columbia Southern UniversityPast: Deltona High School

Wayne Leone

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

Wayne LeoneMaj, U.S. Army

Ed Salau

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

Ed Salau,U.S. Army / U.S. Marines  LT, ( Ret.)

Scott Taylor

By |1990's, Army|

Scott Taylor, MD,  Emergency Medicine

Tim Gregory

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

Tim Gregory, MD, Emergency Medicine, Flight SurgeonGO Getter 

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 [...]

Brian Bilski

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

Brian Bilski, U.S. Marines. (ret)True Hero, Continuing to Help our Veterans and Service members.

Shea Larson

By |2000-Present, Army|

Shea Larson U.S. Army  Captain Fort Sheridan, Illinois  

Scott Stephens

By |2000-Present, Navy|

Scott Stephens is currently serving in the Navy.  He is a close friend from high school who joined shortly after graduation.  He just came back from deployment and I am [...]

Charlie Moehlenbrock

By |2000-Present, Army|

Charlie Moehlenbrock is currently serving as a Major in the Army.  His wife and three kids are supportive of him as he has been deployed multiple times -- missing most [...]

Jose Barbosa

By |2000-Present, Army|

Jose Barbosa - Serves his country in the Army as an MP.  His hard work and dedication is inspiring.  We are blessed to know him and his family as he [...]

Eric Bowerman

By |2000-Present, Army|

Eric Bowerman is currently serving in the Army as an officer.  He and his wife are good friends, have had a baby, and he was deployed for 12 months missing [...]

Hector Estrada

By |2000-Present, Army|

Hector Estrada is a good friend who just enlisted to Army National Guard and has come back from basic training.  He has chosen to serve his country and make the National [...]

Conrad Peterson

By |1860's, Air Force|

Conrad (Pete) Peterson served in the Airforce for 20+ years.  I am honored to say that he is my Grandfather.  Though I never met him, I grew up hearing stories [...]

John Paul

By |2000-Present, Army|

John Paul is serving in the Army and is currently deployed. He and his wife have become good friends.  Our prayers are going out to you as you are serving your [...]

Maria Famoso

By |2000-Present, Army|

Maria Famoso is serving in the Army, currently deployed.  Prayers to her and her family and wishing you a safe return.  Thank you for your service Maria.

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 [...]

David Wilson

By |2000-Present, Army|

David Wilson is currently serving in the Army.  Although I do not know him very well, I am close with his wife.  He is soon to get orders to be deployed. [...]

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 [...]

Carol Adams

By |1970's, Navy|

Carol Adams served and retired from the Navy.  I am proud to have her as a mother-in-law.  Thank you for your service Carol.

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 [...]

Adam Arredondo

By |2000-Present, Army|

Adam Arredondo served in the Army.Combat Veteran with a family of five.  Served 8 years and deployed multiple times.  He was medically retired.  Now he is going to school and working [...]

Mark Peterson

By |1990's, Army|

Major Mark Peterson served in the Army for 20 years.  I'm proud to say that he is my Dad.  He was deployed for 9 months during his service.  It was a [...]

Christopher Adams

By |2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. Christopher Adams served in the U.S. Army for 7 years.  He was deployed 18 months and then again for 12 months.  He is now a combat veteran going to school [...]

Tom Minor

By |2000-Present, Army|

 Executive Officer Fox Company 51st IN (LRS)(ABN), HHBN, XVIII ABN Corps,US Army Platoon Leader C CO (LRS) 519TH MI BN 525TH BfSB,Executive Officer D CO 2 2/505 PIR 3rd BCT 82nd [...]

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 [...]

Douglas Hamilton Kinard Jr

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Douglas H Kinard Jr joined the US Army in November of 1989, and retired in September of 2010.  He served in Iraq from July 2004 to October 2005.  On March [...]

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 [...]

SGT Thomas R. MacPherson

By |2000-Present, Army|

Sgt. Thomas R. MacPherson, 26, was killed by enemy forces during a heavy firefight while conducting combat operations in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. He was leading an assault against an enemy [...]

CPL William M. Amundson

By |2000-Present, Army|

Cpl. William M. Amundson, 21, was a mortarman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. He was born June 4, 1983 in Texas.He was killed Oct. [...]

Kristophor Tif Stonesifer

By |2000-Present, Army|

Kristophor Tif Stonesifer was born August 20, 1973 in Florida and volunteered for military service with the United States Army, August 7, 2000.He completed basic training and advanced individual training [...]

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 [...]

Herbert Kailieha Pilila’au

By |1950's, Army|

Herbert Kailieha Pililaʻau (October 10, 1928 – September 17, 1951) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, [...]

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 [...]

Victor Turzanski

By |1950's, 1960's, 1970's, Army|

My father you proudly served in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 and later joined the Air Force and then the Army until he retired. Dad, as a [...]

Steven Langmack

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

SFC Steven Langmack was killed in action in Iraq. He was a veteran of the 1st and 2nd Ranger Battalions including in the prestigious 75th Ranger Regimental Reconnaissance Detachment (RRD) [...]

Michael L McNulty

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

MSG Michael McNulty was killed in action in Qaim, Iraq on June 17th 2005. McNulty enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school in Elgin, Ill., in 1986. After [...]

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 [...]

Ivan W. Anderson

By |1940's, Army|

Proud of my biological Father, Ivan, received a purple heart for his wounds while in battle with the German army in Germany. 

Edward Politowicz

By |1940's, Marines|

Today we celebrate the Life & Legacy of Edward Politowicz. He was a man that lived a full life. He was a veteran of World War 2. During his tour [...]

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 [...]

Cpl. Nicholas L. Ziolkowski

By |2000-Present, Marines|

Marine Cpl. Nicholas L. Ziolkowski Died November 14, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi FreedomNick or "Ski" was from Towson, Md., was assigned to Scout Sniper Platoon, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine [...]

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 [...]

Robert Horrigan

By |1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Robert was born January 13th, 1965 in Limestone, Maine. Robert graduated in 1984 from Crockett High School in Austin, Texas. He then enlisted in the United States Army after graduation [...]

Ed Alger

By |1940's, Army|

My Grandfather, Ed Alger, served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII.  Love you pops.

SFC (R) Daniel McKinney

By |1970's, 1980's, 1990's, 2000-Present, Army|

Daniel Charles McKinney, Sergeant First Class (RET) from the US Army, 63, passed away on November 26, 2014 after a brief but valiant battle with cancer. A decorated veteran of [...]

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 [...]

Jacque Keeslar

By |2000-Present, Army|

Jake Served in Iraq and is currently finishing Golf school in CA, where he lives with his wife. 

David Lopez

By |2000-Present, Army|

David Served in Iraq and is Currently working at Orange County Sheriffs Dept.

Mason Guyette

By |2000-Present, Army|

Mason Served in Iraq as a mechanic, He is currently Working as a Firefighter.Still serving and protecting  his community.

Val Schaefer

By |2000-Present, Army|

Val Served in the Marines and the Army. He served in Iraq with the Army.

Joey Cedeno

By |2000-Present, Marines|

Joey CedenoServed Multiple tours in Iraq 

A.J Tong

By |2000-Present, Army|

Ret. Major U.S. ArmyServed in Iraq

August J. Danos

By |1940's, Army|

August J. Danos U.S. Army, a veteran of WWII and the Korean conflict

Darrell Lankford

By |1990's, Air Force|

Darrell LankfordServed in Germany attached to an Army Base as a Combat Weather man.

Drew Goin

By |2000-Present, Army|

Drew Goinserved with the 101St Airborne in IraqHe in now high school football coach in South Carolina 

David Carlson

By |2000-Present, Marines|

David CarlsonServed in IraqProud Father Ran if U.S. Senate 

Brandon Vilt

By |2000-Present, Army|

SSG Brandon ViltCurrently serving in the ArmyLast his leg in Iraq and later deployed to AfghanistanTrue Hero

Frank Hubbard

By |2000-Present, Army|

Served Multiple tours in Iraq with 101St Airborne and Eco 51st LRS AirborneCurrently live is Michigan 

Micheal Diehn

By |2000-Present, Army|

Served in Iraq (multiple tours)Currently Lives in Spring Grove, Minnesota

Carlos Robayo

By |2000-Present, Marines|

Carlos RobayoU.S. MarinesInjured in Iraq. 

John Hosea

By |2000-Present, Army|

 SSG John Hosea  USA, Ret.Served in Iraq and AfghanistanInjured in AfghanistanProud Father, True Hero and Great Friend.

Emmanuel Diaz

By |2000-Present, Army|

My good friend Manny served his country as an Army E-4 in Iraq where he was severely wounded by and IED. In his recovery, he held a record no-one wants [...]

David Booth

By |2000-Present, Army|

David Booth U.S. Army, MSG (Ret.) Combat Veterans to Careers President, CEO David Booth is retired U.S. Army Combat related Disabled Veteran. He was medically retired with 100% disability from [...]

Ryan Naggy

By |2000-Present, Army|

Currently Serving as a Command Sergeant Major at Ft. LeavenworthServed Multiple Tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Irving Locker

By |1940's, Army|

Irving Locker made his first visit to the beaches of Normandy in early June since he was part of the Allied D-Day invasion that pushed back the Nazis and ended [...]

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 [...]

Thomas Anderson

By |2000-Present, Army|

This is my brother. His name is Thomas Richard Anderson. He was a sargeant is the army for 12 years and was currently active duty army reserves. He was a [...]

Charles William Melville Sr

By |1910's, Army|

Our Grandfather, Charles W. Melville, Sr., served the US Army during World War I. He headed up the Horses needed at that time. See pic below. Our Grandfather, second soldier, [...]

Sgt Jason White

By |2000-Present, Marines|

Jason White entered the Marine Corps September 28, 2004. After graduation and training he went to Camp Lejeune North Carolina. There he deployed to Iraq on two separate deployments. While [...]

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 [...]

HM3 (FMF) Zachary Fairman

By |2000-Present, Navy|

To my Son, a USN  Corpsman of Marines who is continuing the tradition as our third generation of Naval Warfighters. Zach put his career as a Paramedic aside to join the [...]

LTC Paul E. Gillette Sr.

By |1990's, Army|

Military Biography - LTC Paul E. Gillette Sr.  Paul Gillette Sr. started his career in the Military in the 7th grade when he began attending Missouri Military Academy, an all-male [...]

Thank You Adrienne and Keith Knights

By |2000-Present, Army|

My amazing daughter then PVT. Adrienne C. Calvert graduated from Basic Combat Training Dec 18, 2002. Her then boyfriend and later husband Sgt Keith Knights served for over 10 years [...]

Virgil P. Pennington Jr.

By |1950's, Army|

My daddy died when I was eight years old. He was my hero then and he still is today! He was paratrooper for the Army and served in the Korean [...]

COL Jill Chambers

By |2000-Present, Army|

COL JILL CHAMBERS  A service disabled Veteran and survivor of the Pentagon attack on 9/11, Colonel Jill W. Chambers, U.S. Army (R), served four Chairmen of the Joint Chiefs of [...]

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 [...]

John Rizzotti

By |1940's, Army|

Honoring my grandfather, John Rizzotti, who was a scout in WWII and a bronze star recipient.

Floyd A. Potter

By |1940's, Air Force|

After graduating from University of Cincinnati Medical school in 1941 he immediately went on active duty with the U.S. Army Air Force as a Captain. By 1944 he had been [...]

DeWayne Mayer

By |2000-Present, Army|

Fresh out of High School DeWayne joined the Army. He spent 3 years at Fort Campbell Kentucky, 101st Airborne Division Assault, 11B10 Infantryman. After completing his 3 years active duty [...]

Tony “TK” Kelly

By |1960's, Marines|

Tony "TK" Kelly is a Marine Vietnam veteran who was part of an extraction team in the combat depicted in the academy award winning film "Born on the Fourth of [...]

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 [...]

Audie Murphy

By |1940's, Army|

The most decorated soldier in World War II was Audie Murphy with 1 Belgian medal, five French and 33 U.S. medals earned in 27 months of combat. After the war, [...]

Hank Bullock

By |1950's, Air Force|

Bullock, Harold ‘Hank’ Edward 87 Feb. 05, 1927 Aug. 11, 2014 Hank Bullock passed away unexpectedly Aug. 11, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born in Corning, Iowa, one [...]


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