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Navy’s First Air Craft Carrier

posted by goquin

90 years ago, the U. S. Navy’s first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley was commissioned, after having been converted from a collier, the USS Jupiter. As one of the blog responders comments, “The ship is fitted to accommodate ten ship’s […]

A Ripcord Legend Crosses over to the High Ground

posted by goquin

I have a close friend who was in the Ripcord battle.  He sent me the following e-mail about one of his Ripcord Associates who recently died.  It’s a beautiful eulogy; please take the time to read it to the end. […]

Wounded Warriors Ride Again

posted by Evan Derrick

Here’s an interesting bike ride video that took place on the 4th of July.  Unfortunately, we did not receive the link in time to be featured closer to the actual event but viewing the video later in no way loses […]

A Soldier’s Poem – “From a Doc’s Point of View”

posted by Evan Derrick

By ‘Doc Hutch’ As a Corpsman in green and not navy blue, I offer this poem from a Doc’s point of view. We’ve been honored by stories, poems and such By Marines we have served with and respected so much. […]

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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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