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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Julia Child ~ 19 October 2020

    10/18/2020 4:58:39 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~Julia Child Info from this website.             Julia Child: 1912-2004 Julia McWilliams Child was born Aug. 19, 1912, and was, she has said, "an adolescent until I was 30." One of her grandfathers left Illinois in 1849 when he was 16 to pan for gold in California. Her mother,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: SFC John Adams ~ 12 October 2020

    10/11/2020 5:06:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 54 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    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 ~ SFC John Adams Info from here.             Staff Sergeant Adams interdicted three Anti-Iraqi Forces, and his efforts resulted in the confiscation of numerous small arms and explosive ordinance... "THE YOUNG OUTDOORSMAN" It was fortunate for John Adams that Hillsboro, Illinois, had a lot of wide-open spaces. The woods and fields outside of town became his boyhood playground. Fishing, hunting, camping and playing...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: John J McGinty III ~ 05 October 2020

    10/04/2020 5:02:01 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 58 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 James McGinty III Info from here.             Captain John James McGinty III (January 21, 1940 – January 17, 2014) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the United States militaries' highest decoration — the Medal of Honor — for heroism during July 1966 in the Vietnam...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes; Maj George E Wahlen ~ 28 September 2020

    09/27/2020 4:59:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 62 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~MAJ George E. WahlenAll info and photos from this website.             George E. Wahlen (August 8, 1924 - June 5, 2009) was a retired United States Army Major who previously served with the United States Navy and was awarded the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Rodolfo P Hernandez ~ 21 September 2020

    09/20/2020 5:04:03 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 85 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~ Rodolfo P. Hernandez Info from here.             Rodolfo Perez "Rudy" Hernandez (April 14, 1931 – December 21, 2013) was a United States Army soldier who received the Medal of Honor — America's highest military decoration — for his actions in the Korean War. Despite his wounds, Hernandez's actions during...
  • Trump honors war dead with his heart and wallet

    09/07/2020 9:21:06 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 15 replies
    https://donsurber.blogspot.com ^ | September 07, 2020 | Don Surber
    The Vietnam Veterans Plaza in New York City honors the 1,741 New Yorkers who died in Vietnam, as well as 250,000 New Yorkers who served during that war. When Mayor Ed Koch needed someone to raise the money to build it in 1983, he called on Donald John Trump. Trump raised the money the old-fashioned way, by writing the first check. He donated a million bucks, which was 40% of the $2.5 million needed.
  • DC Committee Recommends Removing Monuments [semi-satire]

    09/07/2020 2:45:03 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 1 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 6 September 2020 | John Semmens
    A committee reporting to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) recommends removing the monuments, statues, and inscriptions honoring America's founders and heroes "whose connections to slavery and oppression render them unfit to be mentioned in the nation's capital." The so-called "rogues gallery" includes George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Woodrow Wilson; Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Graham Bell, and Francis Scott Key. Committee members Bowser advisor Beverly Perry and public library director Richard Reyes-Gavilan asserted that "we believe strongly that all District of Columbia public spaces, facilities and commemorative works should only honor those...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Van Thomas Barfoot ~ 31 August 2020

    08/30/2020 5:01:24 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~Van Thomas BarfootStory from this website.             Van T. Barfoot (born June 15, 1919) is a retired United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. Barfoot was born on June 15, 1919, in Edinburg, Mississippi....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: SSgt Henry "Red" Erwin ~ 24 August 2020

    08/23/2020 5:01:05 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 60 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~ SSgt Henry "Red" ErwinInfo from this website.              By: DaveTroll Without counting the cost to himself, SSgt. Henry Erwin did what had to be done to save the B-29 crew. We may marvel at the heroism and tenacity of the men whose stories have been told in this column,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robin Olds ~ 17 August 2020

    08/16/2020 5:02:29 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~Robin OldsAll info and photos from this website.             During the last months of 1966 the MiG-21s of the VPAF (deployed in the 921st Fighter Regiment) became very active and succesfully intercepting the F-105 formations of the USAF. According to their own claims, the 921st FR shot down nine Thunderchiefs...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: COL Robert Nett ~ 10 August 2020

    08/09/2020 5:00:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 23 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 Robert NettInfo from this website.             Robert B. Nett (born June 9, 1922 - October 19, 2008) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the campaign to recapture the Philippines in World...
  • Manchin on HEROES Act: ‘Can’t Cure All of the Social Needs’ in a Pandemic Bill

    08/06/2020 5:53:04 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/06/2020 | Ian Hanchett
    During an interview with the “Fox News Rundown” podcast released on Wednesday, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) criticized the HEROES Act, the $3 trillion coronavirus legislation passed by House Democrats back in May, by stating that he doesn’t “support that amount that they’re putting towards different areas,” and arguing that while there are needs, “you can’t cure all of the social needs within a pandemic bill or a health crisis bill.” Manchin said, “I think, if you look at the Democrats right now, from the House side, they’ve said, we’ve passed a bill. So, we’ve done our job. And it’s a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Ola L Mize ~ 03 August 2020

    08/02/2020 5:04:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 47 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~ Ola L. Mize Info from here.               Ola Lee Mize (August 28, 1931 – March 12, 2014) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War. Mize was born in Marshall County, Alabama, the son of...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Finnis Dawson McCleery ~ 27 July 2020

    07/26/2020 5:02:32 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~Finnis Dawson McCleery Info from this website.             Finnis Dawson McCleery (December 25, 1927 – July 11, 2002) 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 Vietnam War.McCleery joined the Army from San Angelo,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Leonard C Brostrom ~ 20 July 2020

    07/19/2020 5:01:50 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 42 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    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 ~ Leonard C. Brostrom Info from here.             Leonard Carl Brostrom was born on November 23, 1919 in Preston, Franklin County, Idaho. He was the first child of Carl John Brostrom (Feb. 17, 1894–Mar. 13, 1975) and Louise Adolfina Hillstead (Aug. 17, 1893–Sep. 25, 1961) who were married on August 21, 1918. Leonard was Killed in action on October 28, 1944 near Dagami,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Joseph Jacob Foss ~ 13 July 2020

    07/12/2020 5:00:57 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 57 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~ Joseph Jacob Foss Info from here.             Joseph Jacob "Joe" Foss (April 17, 1915–January 1, 2003) was the leading fighter ace of the United States Marine Corps during World War II and a 1943 recipient of the Medal of Honor, recognizing his role in the air combat during...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Hershel W Williams ~ 06 July 2020

    07/05/2020 5:01:16 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 54 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~Hershel W. Williams Info from here.             Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams (born October 2, 1923) is a retired United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Born in Fairmont, West Virginia, on October 2, 1923,...
  • FR Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Fr. Vincent Capodanno ~ 29 June 2020

    06/28/2020 5:02:32 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 33 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | 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 ~ Fr. Vincent CapodannoInfo from this website.             Servant of God Vincent Robert Capodanno (February 13, 1929–September 4, 1967) was a United States Navy chaplain and a recipient of America's highest military decoration - the Medal of Honor - for actions during the Vietnam War. Vincent Capodanno was born in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert F Stryker ~ 22 June 2020

    06/21/2020 5:04:52 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 39 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    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 ~ Robert F. Stryker Info from here.             Robert F. Stryker (November 9, 1944-November 7, 1967) was a United States Army soldier received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Vietnam War.  He is buried in Pine Hill Cemetery Throop, New York.  The Army Stryker vehicle is named in his and PFC Stuart S. Stryker's honor. Rank and organization: Specialist Four,...
  • Protest at Texas Heroes site in Gonzalez, Texas today, 6-19-20 at 4 p.m.

    06/19/2020 7:31:06 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 41 replies
    Local News | 6-19-2020 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    A protest is planned at 4 p.m. in Gonzalez, TX, the seat of Texas Independence. It is scheduled to take place downtown where there is a Texas Heroes section. Wanted to let folks know and sorry about the short notice. More info here: Click here.