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Billy Arriaga

By | December 29th, 2015|Categories: 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 and community in so many [...]

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Philip G Ostrom

By | December 26th, 2015|Categories: 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 brother was an Air Force [...]

Robert J. Powers

By | December 21st, 2015|Categories: 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 about the VMD They photographed [...]

Paul M. Jones

By | December 17th, 2015|Categories: 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 prompted Mike to apply to [...]

Charles R. Chandler

By | December 17th, 2015|Categories: 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 achieved his  childhood dream when  [...]

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Carl R. Morin, Jr.

By | December 16th, 2015|Categories: 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  immediately entered the US Military [...]

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

By | December 14th, 2015|Categories: 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 he reported to the US [...]

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Wayne A. Downing

By | December 14th, 2015|Categories: 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 the son of a deceased [...]

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William A. Cauthen, Jr

By | December 14th, 2015|Categories: 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 The Citadel.  One year later [...]

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Michael J. Bartelme

By | December 11th, 2015|Categories: 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 an Airborne/Ranger, he was initially [...]

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Duke Wheeler

By | December 9th, 2015|Categories: 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. 

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Alan Hillyer Loehr

By | December 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 Opa Locka base during the [...]

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Ronny J. Sayers

By | December 7th, 2015|Categories: 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 in June 1962, Joe became [...]

James M. Worthington, Jr

By | December 7th, 2015|Categories: 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, Jim received a Presidential appointment [...]

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Frank S Reasoner

By | December 7th, 2015|Categories: 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 Military Academy at West Point, [...]

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Magnus Foss Sr

By | November 23rd, 2015|Categories: 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 Korea and Bill post-Korea.

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James L. Joyner

By | November 20th, 2015|Categories: 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 Artillery officer and spent over [...]

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Walter Hicks

By | November 20th, 2015|Categories: 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 1983.  He was Field Artillery, [...]

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Rocky Armstead

By | November 19th, 2015|Categories: 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 Executive Director of the Comfort [...]

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Robert D. Hunter

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: 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 till 2013,  Robert is a [...]

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Robert Wi. Briggs

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: 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 12 Bravo. He was deployed [...]

Paul White Jr

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: 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!

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SSG (R) Chess Johnson

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: 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 his world forever. Chess received catastrophic [...]

SSgt. Kenneth J. Wilburn

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: 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, January 12, 2009. Staff Sgt. [...]

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David J Latus

By | November 10th, 2015|Categories: 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.  I am proud of the [...]

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Roger E. Duncan

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 lot of the shooting. Not [...]

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Don Wineland

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 three battles in the Phillipens. Then [...]

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Dennis Wachowski

By | November 9th, 2015|Categories: 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. I cross trained from AC [...]

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Edward C. Grace

By | November 5th, 2015|Categories: 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 returning to his ship capsized.

Robert V Flanigan

By | November 5th, 2015|Categories: 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 as The Battle of the Bulge. [...]

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Corporal Douglas H Kinard

By | November 4th, 2015|Categories: 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 had two children:  Rebecca Kinard [...]

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Angel Ponce

By | November 3rd, 2015|Categories: 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 myself, recognition of his Service [...]

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Jason Sellars

By | October 30th, 2015|Categories: 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 finally able to join a [...]

William S. Potter

By | October 29th, 2015|Categories: 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 Marine CPT William Brown, Army [...]

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Mickey Zaun

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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. 28, 2005, from injuries sustained [...]

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Timothy Shea

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 combat operations in support of [...]

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Kevin Morehead

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 from Little Rock’s Central High [...]

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Obediah “OB” Kolath

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 America. He was born Dec. [...]

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Ivica Jerak

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 Debeljak, former Republic of Yugoslavia [...]

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Kelly Hornbeck

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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, Texas. He died Jan. 18, [...]

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Richard Herrema

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 28, 1979, in Grand Rapids, [...]

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George “Andy” Fernandez

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 retired Army sergeant major, he [...]

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Trevor Diesing

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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, 1975 in Red Wing, Minn. [...]

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Lance Cornett

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 Feb. 3, 2006, while deployed [...]

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William Bennett

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 during Operation Iraqi Freedom on [...]

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Joseph Andres

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 on Dec. 24, 2005, while [...]

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Jefferson “Donnie” Davis

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 the Team Sergeant everyone wanted [...]

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Daniel H. Petithory

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 in Valhalla Brother!SFC Daniel H. [...]

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Brian Cody Prosser

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 Enduring Freedom. Cody, as he [...]

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Severin W. Summers

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 Special Forces Group (Airborne), headquartered [...]

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Ben Stevenson

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 Initial Entry Training and Basic [...]

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Christopher Speer

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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, he graduated from the Medical [...]

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Forrest B. Sibley

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 with the 21st Special Tactics [...]

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Steve Printz

By | October 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 career began in the U.S. [...]

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Gregory Bishop

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 entertainment consultants who provide strategic, [...]

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Scott Stephens

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 proud and honored to know [...]

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Charlie Moehlenbrock

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 of his youngest son's milestones [...]

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Jose Barbosa

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 continues to serve our country [...]

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Eric Bowerman

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 his new family.  Many thanks [...]

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Hector Estrada

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 Guard a career.  Many thanks [...]

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Conrad Peterson

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 of the great man he [...]

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John Paul

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 country overseas.  Wishing you a [...]

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Maria Famoso

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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.

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Eric Ellis

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 family.

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David Wilson

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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.  My heart and prayers go [...]

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Robert Adams

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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.

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Carol Adams

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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.

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Bob Ozbolt

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 some of his stories.  Thank [...]

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Adam Arredondo

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 full-time.  Wishing you the best [...]

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Mark Peterson

By | October 27th, 2015|Categories: 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 great experience being an Army [...]

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Christopher Adams

By | October 26th, 2015|Categories: 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 full-time and working.  I'm proud [...]

Tom Minor

By | October 26th, 2015|Categories: 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 ABN,Platoon Leader D CO 2/505 [...]

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Maxie B. Pullen

By | October 26th, 2015|Categories: 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 and a hell of a [...]

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Douglas Hamilton Kinard Jr

By | October 25th, 2015|Categories: 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 15, 2005, Douglas Kinard's unit [...]

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MSgt Burke

By | October 23rd, 2015|Categories: 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 recovery and became the Safety [...]

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SGT Thomas R. MacPherson

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 position when he was mortally [...]

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CPL William M. Amundson

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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. 18, 2004, during a ground [...]

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Kristophor Tif Stonesifer

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 in the military operational specialty [...]

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SFC Kristoffer B. Domeij

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 Attack Controller assigned to Headquarters [...]

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Casey Casavant

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 in early 2002, we were [...]

Christopher Alexander Horns

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 the assault force triggered an [...]

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Herbert Kailieha Pilila’au

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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, for his actions in the [...]

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SSG Michael Owen

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 psychological operations soldiers from Fort [...]

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Victor Turzanski

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 pilot with over 10,000 hours [...]

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Steven Langmack

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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) as well as the Army [...]

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Michael L McNulty

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 a brief separation of service [...]

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Nathan E Stahl

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 was killed in action while [...]

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Ivan W. Anderson

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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. 

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Edward Politowicz

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 he survived four amphibious landings [...]

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Carlton Hawkins

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 impactful years of his life, [...]

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Melvin E. Davidson

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 loved his job in the [...]

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Cpl. Nicholas L. Ziolkowski

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II [...]

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SPC Zachariah Long

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 accident near Mosul, Iraq.Spcs. Zachiariah [...]

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Robert Horrigan

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 and served in 3rd Battalion [...]

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Ed Alger

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 1940's, Army|

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

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SO2 Ryan C. Job

By | October 22nd, 2015|Categories: 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 years old.Ryan was born and [...]

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Vann Brewster

By | October 19th, 2015|Categories: 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 company commander in the Korean [...]

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Emmanuel Diaz

By | October 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 having one of the longest [...]

David Booth

By | October 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 injuries sustained in Iraq from [...]

Irving Locker

By | October 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 World War II. After battling [...]

Kyle Davis

By | October 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 what he had to do. [...]

Mitchell Hash

By | October 8th, 2015|Categories: 2000-Present, Marines|

MitchellHashFoundation.com 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 Virginia with a major in [...]

Thomas Anderson

By | October 8th, 2015|Categories: 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 combat medic And served 1 [...]

Charles William Melville Sr

By | October 8th, 2015|Categories: 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, first row, seated, watch on [...]

Sgt Jason White

By | September 29th, 2015|Categories: 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 in the corps Jason was [...]

Arthur C Chaney Jr.

By | September 24th, 2015|Categories: 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 Battalion, K Company around the [...]

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LTC Paul E. Gillette Sr.

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: 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 Military College Prep School. He [...]

Thank You Adrienne and Keith Knights

By | September 8th, 2015|Categories: 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 including a 15 and 12 [...]

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COL Jill Chambers

By | September 4th, 2015|Categories: 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 Staff during the final 8 [...]

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LTC Justin Constantine

By | September 4th, 2015|Categories: 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.  He survived a gunshot wound [...]

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Dick Couch

By | August 25th, 2015|Categories: 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 1970, he led one of the [...]

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Floyd A. Potter

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. State [...]

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DeWayne Mayer

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 he went back home to [...]

Tony “TK” Kelly

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 July".  I was stationed just [...]

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Leo Champagne

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: 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 unusual - After completing basic [...]

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Deborah Sampson

By | July 25th, 2015|Categories: 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 indentured servanthood as a teen. [...]

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Audie Murphy

By | July 25th, 2015|Categories: 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, Murphy went on to star [...]

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