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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Patrick Henry Brady ~ March 23, 2015

    03/22/2015 4:58:59 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 ~ Patrick Henry Brady All info and photos from this website. †† †† †† †† Brady attended O'Dea High School in Seattle, Washington, a strict, all boys school run by the Congregation of Christian Brothers, where he was active in sports. While in college at Seattle University, he initially hated the compulsory ROTC...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    03/22/2015 10:38:16 AM PDT · by Faith · 15 replies
    March 22, 2015 | Faith
    "Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." Ė Matthew 11: 28-30
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Matej Kocak ~ March 16, 2015

    03/15/2015 5:01:20 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 69 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 ~ Matej KocakInfo from this website.             Matej Kocak (December 3, 1882-October 4, 1918), a United States Marine Corps sergeant, was posthumously awarded both the Army and Navy Medals of Honor, for "heroism above and beyond the call of duty" in action against the enemy on July 18, 1918. Almost...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    03/15/2015 9:01:48 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    March 15, 2015 | Faith
    Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Everett Parker Pope ~ March 9, 2015

    03/08/2015 5:09:23 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 61 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 ~Everett Parker PopeStory from this website. ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† Major Everett Parker Pope (July 16, 1919‚ÄďJuly 16, 2009) was a United States Marine who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his conspicuous gallantry on Peleliu in September 1944 while leading his men in an assault on a strategic hill, and for...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    03/08/2015 10:30:15 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    March 8, 2015 | Faith
    Let all bitterness and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice; And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christís sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4: 31-32
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Mary Edwards Walker ~ March 2, 2015

    03/01/2015 4:59:55 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 76 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 ~ † Mary Edwards Walker Info from here. Thank you to mountainlion for alerting us to this hero! †† †† †† †† Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 Ė February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. As of 2014, she is the only woman...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    03/01/2015 8:43:58 AM PST · by Faith · 11 replies
    March 1, 2015 | Faith
    The lamp of the body is the eye. If therefore your eye is good, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness - Matthew 6: 22-23
  • Our Nations Heroes - We Salute You

    02/28/2015 5:10:29 PM PST · by Windflier
    LiveLeak.com ^ | 28 February 2015 | Unknown
    Freedom is the unimpeded pursuit of happiness and prosperity in America. Freedom is something our veterans fight for and fight to defend. Thank you to all current and former armed service members for standing up to answer the call to defend our freedom. (click link for video)
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: The Flag Raisers ~ February 23, 2015

    02/22/2015 5:01:00 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 55 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 ~ † The Flag Raisers Info from here. Today is the 70th Anniversary of the Flag Raising at Mr. Suribachi. Thank you, ConorMacNessa, for reminding me of this date!† Please enjoy this thread in honor of our heroes, the Flag Raisers. †† †† †† †† †There are six Flag Raisers on the photo....
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    02/22/2015 10:29:40 AM PST · by Faith · 15 replies
    February 22, 2015 | Faith
    Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. Isaiah 49:16
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Clarence Cooper ~ February 16, 2015

    02/15/2015 5:08:59 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 59 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 ~ QMCS Clarence Cooper, ret.Story here. †† †† †† †† Vietnam vet awarded Bronze Star Updated: Monday, 01 Jun 2009, 4:09 PM EDT Published : Monday, 01 Jun 2009, 12:25 PM EDT NORFOLK, Va. - More than thirty years following his heroic actions, retired U. S. Navy Senior Chief Quartermaster (Submarines) Clarence G....
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    02/15/2015 9:14:10 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    February 15, 2015 | Faith
    Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn thee. Jeremiah 31: 3
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Bennie Adkins ~ February 9, 2015

    02/08/2015 5:00:40 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 75 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 ~ † Bennie Adkins Info from here and here. †† †† †† †† Grueling 38-hour struggle in jungle leads to Medal of Honor †September 12, 2014 By David Vergun WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Sept. 12, 2014) -- The hot steam rising from the jungle in the A Shau Valley melted with the clouds,...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    02/08/2015 10:19:42 AM PST · by Faith · 12 replies
    February 8, 2015 | Faith
    And I will shake all nations, And the desire of all nations shall come . . . Haggai 2:7
  • Gun Owners Prepare for Arrest at WA State Capitol

    02/04/2015 7:13:12 AM PST · by Baynative · 31 replies
    Patrick Henry Society ^ | Feb 2, 2015 | Kit Lange
    Olympia, WA Ė Liberty activists and gun owners organized by Liberty for All and The Patriots Stand are converging at the WA State Capitol in Olympia on Saturday at a rally meant to protest and violate new rules imposed by the legislature banning open carry in public viewing galleries. The Washington State Patrol is expected to arrest anyone entering the viewing chambers openly carrying a firearm, although individuals with a concealed pistol license will be allowed to carry concealed weapons into the chambers. ďIf the legislature feels the need,Ē said Sam Wilson of Liberty for All, ďto prohibit peaceful citizens...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: The Four Chaplains ~ February 2, 2015

    02/01/2015 5:00:44 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 70 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 ~   The Four Chaplains Info from here.               The Four Chaplains, also sometimes referred to as the "Immortal Chaplains" or the "Dorchester Chaplains" were four United States Army chaplains who gave their lives to save other civilian and military personnel as the troop ship USAT Dorchester sank on...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    02/01/2015 11:23:52 AM PST · by Faith · 16 replies
    February 1, 2015 | Faith
    Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless His Holy Name. (Psalm 103: 1)
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Donald Sloat ~ January 26, 2015

    01/25/2015 5:00:19 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 71 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 ~ ¬† Donald Sloat Info from here. ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† Donald P. Sloat (February 1949 ¬Ė January 17, 1970) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the Medal of Honor, United States military's highest decoration. His award was made posthumously in 2014 for his actions in the Vietnam War....
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/25/2015 10:23:31 AM PST · by Faith · 12 replies
    January 25, 2015 | Faith
    His Name shall endure for ever; His Name shall continue as long as the sun; And men shall be blessed in Him; all nations shall call Him blessed. Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, Who only doth wondrous things. And blessed be His glorious Name for ever; and let the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen and Amen. Psalm 72: 17-19
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Alonzo Cushing ~ January 19, 2015

    01/18/2015 5:02:10 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 68 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 ~ † Alonzo Cushing Info from here. † †† †† †† †† Alonzo Hersford Cushing (January 19, 1841 Ė July 3, 1863) was an artillery officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He died at the Battle of Gettysburg while defending the Union position on Cemetery Ridge against Pickett's Charge....
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/18/2015 11:19:18 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    January 18, 2015 | Faith
    Jeremiah 29:11
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Julia Child ~ January 12, 2015

    01/11/2015 4:59:59 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 135 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 ~Julia Child Info from this website and 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...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/11/2015 10:22:56 AM PST · by Faith · 11 replies
    January 11, 2015 | Faith
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Jack C Montgomery ~ January 05, 2015

    01/04/2015 5:00:35 PM PST · 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 ~Jack C. Montgomery Story from this website. ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† Jack C. Montgomery (July 23, 1917 ‚Äď June 11, 2002) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration‚ÄĒthe Medal of Honor‚ÄĒfor his actions in World War II. Montgomery joined the Army from Sallisaw, Oklahoma,...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    01/04/2015 10:45:01 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    January 4, 2015 | Faith
    Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee.Isaiah 60: 1-2
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: The Christmas Truce 1914 ~ December 29, 2014

    12/28/2014 5:06:14 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 97 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 ~ The Christmas Truce Info from here. †† †† †† †† You are standing up to your knees in the slime of a waterlogged trench.† It is the evening of 24 December 1914 and you are on the dreaded Western Front. Stooped over, you wade across to the firing step and take over...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    12/28/2014 11:07:47 AM PST · by Faith · 11 replies
    December 28, 2014 | Faith
    The Lord liveth; and blessed be my Rock; and let the God of my salvation be exalted. Psalm 18:46
  • Our heroes: Is there one in us all?

    12/24/2014 7:18:00 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 1 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 12-24-14 | Richard Chin
    Do the right thing. Help others. Can heroism be as simple as that? Leo Thorsness swore an oath when he became a Boy Scout in Walnut Grove, Minn., eventually becoming an Eagle Scout. He took another oath when he joined the Air Force, eventually becoming a fighter pilot in Vietnam. He received the Medal of Honor for a mission in which he risked himself to help downed crewmen from another aircraft. But the only living Medal of Honor recipient from Minnesota said he later came to realize he could boil down those service oaths to a simple code: Do the...
  • Two More Cops Shot After Yesterday's Brutal New York "Execution"

    12/21/2014 4:29:51 PM PST · by Nachum · 41 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 12/21/14 | tyler durden
    Just a day after the premeditated execution of two NYPD officers in New York by a deranged, suicidal psychopath, two more police officers have been shot in America today. In St.Louis, an off-duty officer was shot multiple times and remains in critical condition while in Tarpon Springs, Florida, 45-year-old officer Charles Kondek - a 17-year-veteran and father of 5 children - was shot and killed early Sunday morning.As Fox Boston reports, Florida authorities say a police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs early Sunday.††The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that police have arrested 23-year-old Marco...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    12/21/2014 9:54:09 AM PST · by Faith · 18 replies
    December 21, 2014 | Faith
    Every valley shall be exalted, and every hill be made low; .and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain; and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together.Isaiah 40: 4-5
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    12/14/2014 10:42:31 AM PST · by Faith · 9 replies
    December 14, 2014 | Faith
    The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in Him. Lamentations 3:24
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    12/07/2014 12:25:11 PM PST · by Faith · 14 replies
    December 7, 2014 | Faith
    Be not overcome with evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21
  • ISIS Threat at Home: FBI Warns US Military About Social Media Vulnerabilities

    12/04/2014 4:12:51 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 5 replies
    good morning america yahoo news ^ | December 1, 2014 2:57 PM | y BRIAN ROSS and JAMES GORDON MEEK
    The FBI on Sunday issued the strongest warning to date about possible attacks by the ISIS terrorist group against the U.S. military inside the homeland, officials tell ABC News. In a joint intelligence bulletin issued overnight by the FBI with the Department of Homeland Security, officials strongly urged those who serve in uniform to scrub their social media accounts of anything that might bring unwanted attention from "violent extremists" or would help the extremists learn individual service members' identities. "The FBI and DHS recommend that current and former members of the military review their online social media accounts for any...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Fr Vincent Capodanno ~ November 24, 2014

    11/23/2014 5:09:32 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 74 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 ~ Fr. Vincent CapodannoInfo from this website. ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† Servant of God Vincent Robert Capodanno (February 13, 1929‚ÄďSeptember 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: NEMO ~ November 17, 2014

    11/16/2014 5:07:53 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 78 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC
    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 ~Nemo Info from here and here †† †† †† †† † In March 1965*, military working dogs were approved for use in Vietnam. By July 17th, forty teams had been deployed to three bases - Tan Son Nhut, Ben Hoa and DaNang. This was only the beginning, by the end of the year there were 99 dogs in the country. By September 1966 more than 500...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    11/16/2014 10:14:46 AM PST · by Faith · 13 replies
    November 16, 2014 | Faith
    But rise, and stand upon your feet; for I have appeared unto you for this purpose, to make you a minister and a witness both of these things which you have seen and those things in which I will appear unto you . . . Acts 26: 16
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    11/09/2014 10:12:52 AM PST · by Faith · 12 replies
    November 9, 2014 | Faith
    His Name shall endure for ever; His Name shall continue as long as the sun; And men shall be blessed in Him; all nations shall call Him blessed. Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only doth wondrous things. And blessed be His glorious Name for ever; and let the whole earth be filled with His glory. Amen and Amen. Psalm 72: 17-19
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Ed "Too Tall Freeman ~ November 3, 2014

    11/02/2014 5:05:35 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 68 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 ~ Ed W. FreemanInfo from this website. †† †† †† †† Ed W. "Too Tall" Freeman (November 20, 1927 - August 20, 2008) was a United States Army fixed and rotary wing aircraft pilot who received the Medal of Honor on July 16, 2001 for his actions in the Battle of Ia Drang...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    11/02/2014 9:20:00 AM PST · by Faith · 12 replies
    November 2, 2014 | Faith
    Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3
  • So young, so brave and still in their teens... Faces of the heroes who never saw 20

    10/26/2014 8:49:36 PM PDT · by Eurotwit · 10 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 23:09 GMT, 26 October 2014 | | By Larisa Brown, Daily Mail Defence Reporter In Camp Bastion, Afghanistan and John Stevens for the D
    They served their country with honour and courage Ė and 453 paid the ultimate price. But, after 13 years of bloodshed, there will be no memorial in Afghanistan to mark the troopsí sacrifice. The lives of the young Britons killed fighting the Taliban had been commemorated on memorial walls in Camp Bastion, but as the UKís campaign in the country ended yesterday, it was confirmed they had been dismantled. A source said: ĎThere is no memorial left in Afghanistan.í The Army insisted the decision was not because of fears the memorials would be defaced or destroyed. But top-ranking soldiers and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: 1LT George K Sisler ~ October 27, 2014

    10/26/2014 5:04:08 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 ~ 1LT George K. SislerInfo from this website. ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† George Kenton Sisler (September 19, 1937‚ÄďFebruary 7, 1967) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration‚ÄĒthe Medal of Honor‚ÄĒfor his actions in the Vietnam War. Sisler joined the Army from his birth city...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/26/2014 10:59:40 AM PDT · by Faith · 12 replies
    October 26, 2014 | 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
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: GEN Holland M. Smith ~ October 20, 2014

    10/19/2014 5:01:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 58 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 ~ † GEN Holland M. Smith Info from here. † †† †† †† †† Holland McTyeire "Howlin' Mad" Smith, KCB (April 20, 1882 Ė January 12, 1967) was a General in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He is sometimes called the "father" of modern U.S. amphibious warfare. His nickname,...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/19/2014 10:32:31 AM PDT · by Faith · 18 replies
    October 19, 2014 | Faith
    Ē And I will shake all nations, And the desire of all nations shall come . . . Ė Haggai 2:7
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/12/2014 8:58:19 AM PDT · by Faith · 12 replies
    October 12, 2014 | 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 swell thereof. The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. Psalm 46: 1-3;11
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Nathan G Gordon ~ October 6, 2014

    10/05/2014 5:02:06 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 76 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 ~ Nathan G. GordonInfo from this website. ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† ¬†¬† Nathan Green Gordon (September 4, 1916 ‚Äď September 8, 2008) was an American lawyer, politician, and decorated naval aviator. A Democrat, he served as the Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas for ten terms, from 1947 to 1967. As a United States Navy officer...
  • Pray for Our American Heroes and Nation

    10/05/2014 10:30:27 AM PDT · by Faith · 13 replies
    October 5, 2014 | Faith
    And I will shake all nations, And the desire of all nations shall come . . . Haggai 2:7
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Dirk John Vlug ~ September 29, 2014

    09/28/2014 5:00:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 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 ~ † Dirk John Vlug Info from here. † †† †† †† †† Dirk John Vlug (August 20, 1916 Ė June 25, 1996) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decorationóthe Medal of Honorófor his actions in World War II.Vlug joined the Army from Grand...
  • In Remembrance: Gold Star Motherís and Familiesí Day 2014

    09/28/2014 12:21:11 PM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 9-28-2014 | MOTUS
    ďThe Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 115 of June 23, 1936 (49 Stat. 1895 as amended), has designated the last Sunday in September as "Gold Star Mother's Day" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in its observance.ĒFrom the Proclamation Issued By President George W. Bush, September 21, 2007 The gift of liberty is secured by heroes who have answered the call to serve when America needed them most. On Gold Star Mother's Day, we honor the mothers of the service men and women who have given their lives in the defense of our great Nation....