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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: James Swett ~ 26 June 2017

    06/25/2017 5:03:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 73 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 ~ James E. SwettInfo from this website.             James Elms Swett (June 15, 1920 – January 18, 2009) was a United States Marine Corps fighter pilot and ace[1] during World War II. He was awarded the United States' highest military decoration— the Medal of Honor — for actions while a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Harold O Messerschmidt ~ 19 June 2017

    06/18/2017 5:17:11 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 45 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ Harold O. Messerschmidt Info from here. Harold O. Messerschmidt (October 20, 1923 September 17, 1944) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decorationthe Medal of Honorfor his actions in World War II. Messerschmidt joined the Army from Chester, Pennsylvania in May 1943, and by September 17, 1944 was serving as a Sergeant...
  • Statement from Jennifer Scalise

    06/16/2017 4:57:16 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 20 replies
    Rep. Steve Scalise ^ | 16 June 2017 | Jennifer Scalise
  • PHOTOS: Crystal Griner & David Bailey, Capitol Police Heroes

    06/15/2017 6:54:11 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 57 replies
    heavy.com ^ | 6/14/2017 | Jessica McBride 8.9k
    Instead of remembering the shooters name, lets remember the names of the Capitol Police heroes who saved so many lives on June 14 at the congressional baseball practice. Crystal Griner. David Bailey. The two police officers quick-thinking instinct to confront and shoot the gunman was credited with preventing a potential bloodbath of many of the nations political elite. Senators. Congressmen. Their staffers. All had gathered along with children to practice baseball for an eventual game to benefit charity. Had they not been there, it would have been a massacre, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-Ky., said to...
  • Vanity question re: shooting -- Was it a Republican team practice, or were both teams there?

    06/14/2017 7:52:29 AM PDT · by Maceman · 21 replies
    6/14/17
    Sorry for the vanity -- but I have not seen an answer to this question in any of the reports I've read or heard on Fox. Does anybody know?
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: William D. Halyburton, Jr ~ 12 June 2017

    06/11/2017 5:00:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 47 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ William D. Halyburton, Jr. Info from here. William David Halyburton, Jr., (October 2, 1924 May 10, 1945) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in World War II. He earned the medal while serving as a corpsman attached to a U.S. Marine Corps unit in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Junior J Spurrier ~ 05- June 2017

    06/04/2017 5:01:31 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 37 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The Whole World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ Junior J. Spurrier Info from here.             Junior James Spurrier, born James I. Spurrier, Jr., was a United States Army soldier who received America's highest military decoration葉he Medal of Honor庸or his actions in World War II. James I. Spurrier, Jr. was born on December 14, 1922, in Russell County, Kentucky. In September 1940, he enlisted in the Army. Spurrier filled his name...
  • Just a reminder that Memorial Day isn't just another day off work

    05/29/2017 8:00:46 AM PDT · by OneVike · 14 replies
    5/29/17 | OV
    As the days and years pass on, so too shall our freedom because of them. They shall not grow old, but we will because of them Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn them. They may be gone, but never the memory of them ..... Here some quotes about memory and sacrifice, designed to put you a frame of mind to remember the spirit of Memorial Day.... "A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself."--Joseph Campbell... "This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as...
  • (YouTube) DFU SING-ALONG FOR MEMORIAL DAY (Tune: Impossible Dream)

    05/28/2017 2:36:45 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 5 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | new version May 2017 | DFU
    CLICK THE LINK. This is modified from an earlier version. I think you will enjoy it.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: William B Baugh ~ 22 May 2017

    05/21/2017 5:01:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 73 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ William B. Baugh Info from here. Private First Class William Bernard Baugh (July 7, 1930 November 29, 1950) was a United States marine who, at age 20, received the Medal of Honor in Korea for sacrificing his life to save his Marine comrades. The nations highest decoration for valor was presented to the young Marine for extraordinary heroism on November...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Stephen Holden Doane ~ 15 May 2017

    05/14/2017 5:03:18 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 57 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In the Wordl !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ Stephen Holden Doane Info from here. Stephen Holden Doane (October 13, 1947 March 25, 1969) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decorationthe Medal of Honorfor his actions in the Vietnam War.Doane joined the Army from Albany, New York in 1967, and went through Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning. By March...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Hector A Cafferata, Jr ~ 08 May 2017

    05/07/2017 5:03:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 63 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 ~Hector A Cafferata, Jr. Information from here. Hector Albert Cafferata, Jr., USMCR (Retired) (November 4, 1929 - April 12, 2016)was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic service at the Battle of Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. In November 1950, Pvt...
  • Meet the Republicans Who Voted No on the Health Care Bill

    05/05/2017 3:13:45 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    Roll Call ^ | May 4, 2017
    All of them outran Trump in their districts in 2016 Twenty Republicans bucked their party and voted against thehealth care overhaulon Thursday. More than half of the members who voted no are part of the Tuesday Group, a collection ofmoderate House Republicans. Nine of the lawmakers represent districts that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton carriedin November. President Donald Trump carried the districts of 11 of the members voting no.. But all of the lawmakers outperformed Trump last fall. Fourteen of theno votes are Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee targets. Five of the lawmakers are also part of the National Republican Campaign...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Jon R. Cavaiani ~ 01 May 2017

    04/30/2017 5:02:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 44 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC and 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 ~ Jon R. Cavaiani Info from here.             Jon Robert Cavaiani (August 2, 1943 - July 29, 2014) is a retired United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration葉he Medal of Honor庸or his actions in the Vietnam War.Born in Ireland, Cavaiani emigrated to the United States with his parents in 1947 at age four. Though initially classified...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Gordon Douglas Yntema ~ 24 April 2017

    04/23/2017 5:01:36 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 79 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 ~Gordon Douglas YntemaInformation from here. Gordon Douglas Yntema (June 26, 1945 January 18, 1968) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decorationthe Medal of Honorfor his actions in the Vietnam War.Yntema joined the Army from Detroit, Michigan in 1964, and...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Lori Piestewa ~ 17 April 2017

    04/16/2017 5:22:23 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 95 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC & 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 ~Lori Piestewa Info from here. SPC Lori Ann Piestewa (December 14, 1979 March 23, 2003) was a U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps soldier killed during the same Iraqi Army attack in which fellow soldiers Shoshana Johnson and Jessica Lynch sustained injuries. A member of the Hopi tribe, Piestewa...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Famous Quotes of General George S Patton ~ 10 April 2016

    04/09/2017 5:00:37 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 101 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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: General George S Patton ~ 03 April 2017

    04/02/2017 5:01:15 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 80 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 ~Gen. George S. Patton One of the most complicated military men of all time, General George Smith Patton, Jr. was born November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He was known for carrying pistols with ivory handles and his intemperate manner, and is regarded as one of the most successful...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: James Elliott Williams ~ 27 March 2017

    03/26/2017 5:00:56 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 66 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World | StarCMC and 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 ~ James Elliott Williams Info from here. James Elliott Williams (November 13, 1930October 13, 1999) was a sailor of the United States Navy during the 1950s and 1960s. He was the most highly decorated enlisted man in the history of the United States Navy. Williams was born in Fort Mill, South Carolina and moved two months later with his parents to Darlington,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Karl G Taylor, Sr ~ 20 March 2017

    03/19/2017 5:04:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 88 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 ~Karl G. Taylor, Sr.Information from here. Karl Gorman Taylor, Sr. (July 14, 1939 December 8, 1968) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the United States' highest military decoration the Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam in December 1968. Karl Taylor was born...