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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Col Walker Melville "Bud" Mahurin ~ 31 August 2015

    08/30/2015 5:00:27 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 97 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Col. Bud Mahurin (Info found here.)             Thank you to alfa6 for his suggestion of this hero!  What an incredible story this man had!  He is home now, guarding the streets of heaven.  God rest his soul. Colonel Walker Melville "Bud" Mahurin (December 5, 1918 – May 11, 2010) was...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/30/2015 10:16:41 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    August 30, 2015 | Faith
    For the Lord God will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. Isaiah 50:7
  • Airmen Killed in Possible Insider Attack Identified as Special Ops

    08/28/2015 12:27:35 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 14 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | Aug 27, 2015 | Carlo Munoz
    The two servicemembers killed in southern Afghanistan Wednesday by a shooter in an Afghan uniform were Air Force special operations troops, the Pentagon said Thursday. Capt. Matthew D. Roland, 27, and Staff Sgt. Forrest B. Sibley, 31, were shot and killed Wednesday by a lone gunman dressed in an Afghan uniform. He opened fire on their vehicle near Camp Antonlik, in Helmand province, the Pentagon said in a news release. Military officials initially reported that two gunmen carried out the attack and that both had been killed in the ensuing firefight. But on Thursday, coalition officials said the shooter and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: John Gillespie Magee, Jr ~ 24 August 2015

    08/23/2015 5:00:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 70 replies
    StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~John Gillespie Magee, Jr. (Info found here.)             If you're like me, you don't recognize the name of John Gillespie Magee, Jr.   But when I got the suggestion from Ms.Behavin for this thread (thank you Ms.B!) I knew I should go check it out and see.  John Magee is the...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/23/2015 10:34:21 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    August 23, 2015 | Faith
    Wherefore God also hath highly exalted Him, and given Him a Name which is above every name; That at the Name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. Philippians 2:9-11
  • 600 police gunshots during Stockton bank robbery were 'excessive,' report says

    08/17/2015 4:04:14 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 82 replies
    L. A. Times ^ | August 17, 2015 | Joseph Serna
    The Police Foundation, a research group based in Washington, D.C., released a detailed report Monday on how Stockton police responded to the July 16, 2014, armed robbery of a Bank of the West branch, where three gunmen took three women hostage and fired at officers from a speeding SUV. The group found that 32 officers unloaded more than 600 rounds during the hour-long rolling gun battle, which spanned three counties, 63 miles of highway and reached speeds of 120 mph. One of the hostages, Misty Holt-Singh, was killed when she was struck by 10 police bullets, authorities said. The two...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Famous Quotes of General George S Patton ~ 17 August 2015

    08/16/2015 4:58:46 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 99 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Famous quotes of Gen. George S. Patton              "A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week." “A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.” "America loves a winner, and will not tolerate a loser, this...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/16/2015 11:26:29 AM PDT · by Faith · 14 replies
    August 16, 2015 | Faith
    He who has the Son has life; He who does not have the Son of God Does not have life. I John 5:12
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Oscar V Peterson ~ 10 August 2015

    08/09/2015 5:01:03 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 52 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Oscar V. Peterson Info and photos from this website.Additional information here.             Medal of Honor recipient Peterson memorialized in Richfield By David Cooper - Times-News writer | Posted: Sunday, April 4, 2010 2:00 am |   RICHFIELD — The stirring ceremony came 68 years too late. And still, it...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/09/2015 10:42:32 AM PDT · by Faith · 14 replies
    August 9, 2015 | Faith
    The Lord is righteous in all His ways, Gracious in all His works. The Lord is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He also will hear their cry and save them. The Lord preserves all who love Him, But all the wicked He will destroy. Psalm 145: 17-20
  • Last surviving Dambusters pilot, Les Munro, dies aged 96

    08/04/2015 7:10:59 AM PDT · by Borges · 17 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 8/4/2015 | Claire Phipps
    The last surviving pilot from the Dambusters raids has died at the age of 96. Les Munro died on Tuesday morning in hospital in Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty in his native New Zealand. His death means there are just two survivors from the 1943 bombing raids on Germany’s Ruhr dams: George “Johnny” Johnson, from the UK, who was a bomb-aimer; and Canadian front-gunner Fred Sutherland. In a statement, the New Zealand Bomber Command Association announced the “extremely sad news”, saying: “Our New Zealand Bomber Command Association patron, and well known Dambuster pilot, Les Munro passed away last night...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes; PFC Ernest E West ~ 03 August 2015

    08/02/2015 5:07:59 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 39 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Ernest E. West All info and photos from this website             Ernest E. West (born September 2, 1931) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on October 12, 1952. He was raised in an...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    08/02/2015 10:54:49 AM PDT · by Faith · 10 replies
    August 2, 2015 | Faith
    My covenant I will not break, nor alter the word that has gone out of my lips. Psalm 89:34
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Carlos J Lozada ~ 27 July 2015

    07/26/2015 5:00:18 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Carlos Lozada All info and photos from this website.             Carlos James Lozada (September 6, 1946 – November 20, 1967), was a Private First Class in the United States Army and was killed in action in Vietnam. He was one of five Puerto Ricans who were posthumously awarded the...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/26/2015 11:13:08 AM PDT · by Faith · 9 replies
    July 26, 2015 | Faith
    Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel, And His Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: ”I am the First and I am the Last; Besides Me there is no God.” Isaiah 44: 6
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Bernard C Webber ~ 20 July 2015

    07/19/2015 5:00:10 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 78 replies
    StarCMC and The Canteen Crew
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Bernard C. Webber All info and photos from this website.             One of the Coast Guard's legendary heroes, Senior Chief Petty Officer Bernard C. Webber (USCG Ret) died at his home in Melbourne, Florida Saturday, January 24, 2009. He is survived by his widow, Miriam (Pentinen) Webber, a daughter, Patricia...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/19/2015 10:38:51 AM PDT · by Faith · 12 replies
    July 19, 2015 | Faith
    Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who wait for Him. Isaiah 30:18
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: General Raymond Davis ~ 13 July 2015

    07/12/2015 4:59:36 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 85 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~General Raymond DavisInfo and photos from this website.             General Raymond G. Davis, 13 Jan 1915 - 03 Sept 2003,who earned the Medal of Honor in Korea in 1950, retired from active duty March 31, 1972, after more than 33 years on active duty. His last assignment was as Assistant...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/12/2015 1:54:39 PM PDT · by Faith · 10 replies
    July 12, 2015 | Faith
    "> For You have been a strength to the poor, A strength to the needy in his distress, A refuge from the storm, A shade from the heat; Isaiah 25:4
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: CPL Frank Buckles ~ July 6, 2015

    07/05/2015 5:00:30 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ CPL Frank Buckles All info and photos from this website.             Frank Woodruff Buckles (February 1, 1901 - February 27, 2011) was a United States Army soldier, the last living American veteran of World War I. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1917 and served with a detachment...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    07/03/2015 9:57:44 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    July 3, 2015 | Faith
    Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; And lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3: 5-6
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Monica Brown ~ 29 June 2015

    06/28/2015 5:00:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 57 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
      Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ PFC Monica Brown .             Refusing to leave her fallen comrades, PFC Monica Brown distinguished herself by acts of conspicuous gallantry and courage under fire, becoming the second woman since WWII to earn the Silver Star, one of the nation's highest awards for valor. SPC Brown displayed great...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    06/28/2015 11:09:41 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    June 28, 2015 | Faith
    Whom have I in heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire besides Thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever. Psalm 73: 25-26
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Chuck Yeager, Part 2 ~ June 22, 2015

    06/21/2015 5:02:54 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 64 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ CPT Chuck Yeager Part 2 All info and photos from this website.             Muroc FieldAfter WW2, Chuck Yeager was assigned to be a test pilot at Muroc Field in California. Muroc was high up in the California desert, a barren place except for sagebrush and Joshua Trees. The main...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    06/21/2015 10:57:04 AM PDT · by Faith · 12 replies
    June 21, 2015 | Faith
    Like as a father pities his children, so the Lord pities them that fear Him. For He knows our frame; He remembers that we are dust. - Psalm 103: 13-14 And you fathers, provoke not your children to wrath; but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. -Ephesians 6: 4
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Chuck Yeager ~ June 15, 2015

    06/14/2015 5:02:12 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 96 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ CPT Chuck Yeager Part 1 All info and photos from this website.             Capt. Chuck Yeager - 357th Ftr. Grp. First man to break the sound barrier, flying Bell X-1 World War 2 ace, shot down 11 German planes, including 2 Me-262 jets Chuck Yeager's accomplishments as an ace...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    06/14/2015 10:26:51 AM PDT · by Faith · 19 replies
    June 14, 2015 | Faith
    Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with Whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1:17
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Jeremy Church ~ June 8, 2015

    06/07/2015 5:00:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 54 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Jeremy Church             Medic Earns Silver Star on Deadly Road December 21, 2009 Stephens Media| by Brian Mockenhaupt   He didn’t have to go back out into the kill zone. He had barely made it through the ambush, and people would have understood. But Jeremy Church’s friends were still out...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    06/07/2015 11:22:42 AM PDT · by Faith · 10 replies
    June 7, 2015 | Faith
    God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Psalm 46: 1-3
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Nancy Wake ~ June 1, 2015

    05/31/2015 5:02:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | Star CMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Nancy Wake"The White Mouse"Info and some photos from this website.             Young Rebel   Nancy Wake was born in the gusty heights of Roseneath, Wellington, New Zealand, on 13 August 1912 to Charles Augustus and Ella Rosieur Wake, the youngest of six children. The biography Nancy Wake, by Australian journalist...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/31/2015 10:25:34 AM PDT · by Faith · 14 replies
    May 31, 2015 | Faith
    For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
  • Memorial Day - Post Your Heroes

    05/25/2015 1:36:35 PM PDT · by Textide · 35 replies
    seld | 05/25/2015 | self
    I have the good fortune to live near DC and Arlington cemetery on this Memorial Day. The morning was hot, and Dear Leader's presence blocked some of Arlington Cemetery. I told one of the Army sentries that I underestimated this SOB as he could screw up Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery. I had the goal to find the graves of three men who were killed in action this Memorial Day. This first was a man who is familiar to anyone who watched "The Pacific". John Basilone: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Basilonehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1-O2QFmy4Y The second was a the grandson of a controversial figure, who nevertheless...
  • An American “Son of Fire” we must remember on this Memorial Day

    05/25/2015 8:09:45 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/25/15 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Let us never forget those who gave their life for our freedoms. Remembering the brave men and women who gave their “last full measure of devotion” for our freedoms requires us to take a moment on this Memorial Day to focus on the individuals behind the numbers and remember they are not just names on a wall. One of those individuals who gave everything he had for us was Marine Captain John J. McKenna IV who was killed on August 16, 2006 during an operation in Fallujah, Iraq. The story of John McKenna’s life and death is the story of...
  • Memorial Day 2015: A Day of Remembrance

    05/25/2015 6:37:53 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 8 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-25-2015 | MOTUS
    "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." —Winston Churchill As we do on this day each year, we pause to remember the men and women who died fighting for our freedom. We stand by humbly, gratefully, silently, to honor their sacrifice.We remember…We mourn for those lost…And we mourn for those they’ve left behind…As we reflect again on the the steep price of freedom.By all means, enjoy your picnics, parades and celebrations today – it is a holiday after all. But do pause to remember and honor all the brave...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/24/2015 10:44:48 AM PDT · by Faith · 16 replies
    May 24, 2015 | Faith
    Greater love hath no man that this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Jack H Jacobs ~ May 18, 2015

    05/17/2015 5:04:53 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 56 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ Jack H. Jacobs All info from this website.             Jack H. Jacobs (born August 2, 1945) is a retired Colonel in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his heroic actions during the Vietnam War. He currently serves as a military analyst for MSNBC and...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/17/2015 10:20:04 AM PDT · by Faith · 15 replies
    May 17, 2015 | Faith
    And there are also many other things which Jesus did, which, if they should be written every one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written. John 21:25
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Alejandro R Ruiz ~ May 11, 2015

    05/10/2015 5:01:08 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 52 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Alejandro R. Ruiz Story from this website.             Private First Class Alejandro R. Ruiz (June 26, 1923 - November 20, 2009) was a former United States Army soldier who was awarded the Medal of Honor, the United States' highest military decoration, for his actions in the Battle of Okinawa in...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/10/2015 10:38:10 AM PDT · by Faith · 9 replies
    May 10, 2015 | Faith
    Blessed is the man that trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is the Lord. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, that spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but his leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit. Jeremiah 17: 7-8
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Lewis L Millett ~ May 4, 2015

    05/03/2015 5:03:01 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 104 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Lewis L. MillettStory from this website.             Lewis Lee Millett, Sr. (December 15, 1920 – November 14, 2009) was a United States Army officer who was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American bayonet charge.   Early life Millett was born on...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    05/03/2015 10:34:51 AM PDT · by Faith · 14 replies
    May 3, 2015 | Faith
    And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them. Isaiah 42:16
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Donald Blakeslee ~ April 27, 2015

    04/26/2015 4:59:53 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 72 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Col. Donald Blakeslee Story from this website...and this one.More here.             New York Times, October 3, 2008 By Dennis Hevesi Col. Donald Blakeslee, one of the most decorated fighter pilots of World War II and the commander of the first American fighter squadrons to reach Berlin as the Allies ground...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/26/2015 11:34:11 AM PDT · by Faith · 12 replies
    April 26, 2015 | Faith
    Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature; old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. II Corinthians 5:17
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Charles Hazlitt Upham ~ April 20, 2015

    04/19/2015 5:07:06 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 67 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~CPT Charles Hazlitt Upham VC             Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC and bar (September 21, 1908 - November 22, 1994) was a New Zealand solider who won the Victoria Cross twice during World War II. Earning the Victoria Cross and Bar for outstanding gallantry and leadership in Crete in May...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/19/2015 10:26:12 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    April 19, 2015 | Faith
    There is none holy as the Lord; for there is none besides Thee; neither is there any rock like our God. I Samuel 2:2
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Darrell "Shifty" Powers ~ April 13, 2015

    04/12/2015 5:04:08 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 72 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Darrell "Shifty" PowersStory from this website.             Darrell "Shifty" Powers (March 13, 1923–June 17, 2009) was a former U.S. Army NCO during World War II who served with the famed E Co/2/506 of the 101st Airborne Division (the Band of Brothers). Shifty was an original member of Easy Company, training at...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/12/2015 10:23:01 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    April 12, 2015 | Faith
    Casting all your care upon Him; for He cares for you. I Peter 5:7
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: John William Finn ~ April 6, 2015

    04/05/2015 5:04:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 37 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~ John William FinnInfo from this website.             Lieutenant John William Finn is a retired officer of the United States Navy who received the Medal of Honor in recognition of heroism and distinguished service during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Finn is the oldest living...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    04/05/2015 11:43:30 AM PDT · by Faith · 10 replies
    April 5, 2015 | Faith
    And it came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stood by them in shining garments: And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, “Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen; Remember how He spoke unto you when He was yet in Galilee, saying, ‘The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.’” And they remembered His words. – Luke 24: 4-7
  • Tom Cotton is an American hero (Victor Davis Hanson)

    03/26/2015 11:52:12 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 2 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 03/26/2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    The snarky quip attributed to 19th-century French Foreign Minister Charles Maurice de Talleyrand -- "It was worse than a crime; it was a blunder" -- has recently been making the rounds to deride a letter written by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and signed by 46 other senators.