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Aleutian Goose: Last Flights of the Grumman Goose

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AKUTAN, Alaska— The Grumman Goose that flies between Unalaska and Akutan doesn’t have a name, but if it did, it might be called the Aleutian Goose, or maybe the Spirit of Akutan. For the article and videos, click here. Courtesy […]


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We were using live ammunition during maneuvers in Germany when a phosphorus flare fell short, coming perilously close to me and some of my buddies. We did what most people do under such circumstances — we ran for our lives. […]

Sgt. M. Joshua Ryan Laughery

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Military Heroes – U. S. Army Sgt. M. Joshua Ryan Laughery . . . SGT Laughery [was] awarded the Silver Star for his valor during a fight in Afghanistan.  With his leadership hit and five of his squad wounded in […]

Sergeant Ed Eaton

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Military Heroes – U. S. Army Ed Eaton While the word “hero” may hold a different meaning to many, I think we all can agree that Sergeant Ed Eaton demonstrated immense courage and heroism the night his helicopter got shot […]

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Exclusive Trailer for SEAL TEAM SIX Released!
The death of Osama Bin Laden was a major occasion and a moment we will never forget. Now, the National Geographic Channel is hosting SEAL TEAM SIX: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden, a blockbuster film that takes you on the inside of that fateful day. This big budget movie was filmed for a theatrical rele

posted 3:39:27pm Oct. 10, 2012 | read full post »

Taylor Morris of the Army Special Forces
Military Heroes - U. S. Army Special Forces  Taylor Morris Taylor Morris learned at an early age he was hooked on the outdoors, adventurous, the middle of 4 children and always the last one inside for dinner at his home in Cedar Falls, Iowa. His mother Juli recalled, "Our family took a campin

posted 10:00:28am Jun. 29, 2012 | read full post »

Ed Freeman, One of God's Own Lunatics
As many of you know, I was a helicopter pilot in VietNam and flew Hueys.  I did fly MediVac missions.  I could not resist featuring Ed Freeman.  What an individual!  Cpt. Otis Here’s the feature: You're a 19 year old kid.  You're critically wounded, and dying in the jungle in the Ia D

posted 10:00:23am Jun. 29, 2012 | read full post »

A Man and His Bear
During Operation Desert Storm, I was a legislative affairs officer for Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Often I was required to transport gifts, sent to him from patriotic Americans, from Washington, D.C., to his home base in Florida. On one trip I "escorted" a four-foot teddy bear dressed in fatigues with

posted 10:00:00am Jun. 29, 2012 | read full post »

True Heroes from 9/11
THESE OLD WONDERFUL FACES SAY IT ALL......... These are the surviving dogs that worked the trade center that are still alive (as of September, 2011) but retired, they are heroes too.  Their eyes say everything you need to know about them.   Just amazing creatures! Click here for the story a

posted 10:00:58am Jun. 27, 2012 | read full post »

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