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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Joseph R. Beyrle ~ 23 July 2018

    07/22/2018 5:02:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 38 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 ~ Joseph R. Beyrle Info from here and here.             Joseph R. Beyrle (August 25, 1923 - December 12, 2004) is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the United States Army and the Soviet Army in World War II. Born in Muskegon, Michigan,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Richard D Winters ~ 16 July 2018

    07/15/2018 5:04:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 68 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | Tha 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 ~ Richard D. Winters Info from here.             Major Richard "Dick" D. Winters (January 21, 1918 – January 2, 2011) was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company "E", 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II.Winters parachuted into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day, and fought across France, Belgium,...
  • Gal Gadot dresses as Wonder Woman to surprise kids at children's hospital

    07/09/2018 7:54:52 AM PDT · by Bratch · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7-8-2018 | Tyler McCarthy
    Gal Gadot donned her fake superhero outfit to do some real-world heroics over the weekend. The actress sported her costume from “Wonder Woman” to visit a children’s hospital. The actress, 33, arrived to cheer up some of the kids being treated at Inova Children’s Hospital in Annadale, Va., according to Variety. The actress appeared in the 2016 hit “Wonder Woman” for the DC comics extended universe (DCEU). She will appear again in “Wonder Woman 1984.”
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Alfred V Rascon ~ 02 July 2018

    07/01/2018 5:02:05 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 96 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 ~ Alfred V. RasconInfo from this website.             Major Alfred V. Rascon (born 1945) was a medic in the United States Army who was awarded the Medal of Honor—the United States' highest military decoration—for his actions near Long Khanh Province during the Vietnam War. On more than one occasion Rascon...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Nathan G Gordon ~ 25 June 2018

    06/24/2018 5:01:28 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 81 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 ~ Nathan G. GordonInfo from this website.             Nathan Green Gordon (September 4, 1916 – 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...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert F. Stryker ~ 18 June 2018

    06/17/2018 5:01:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 61 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | StarCMC & 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,...
  • Watch: Here’s 60 Seconds of Superhuman Dads Saving Their Kids at the Last Second

    06/17/2018 4:07:43 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 27 replies
    https://www.westernjournal.com ^ | JUNE 17, 2018 | BEN MARQUIS
    Today is Father’s Day, a day set aside for everyone to celebrate the dads in their lives who have made the effort to raise their children and keep them safe from harm. Of course, given the manner in which some children behave, that can be easier said than done, and can at times require seemingly superhuman efforts to keep kids who put themselves in danger from experiencing real harm. The following video is a collection of clips of superhuman dads doing just that, quite literally saving their own kids — or perhaps even the children of others — just in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: 1Lt George K Sisler ~ 11 June 2018

    06/10/2018 5:04:50 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 70 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 ~ 1LT George K. SislerInfo from this website.             George Kenton Sisler (September 19, 1937–February 7, 1967) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. Sisler joined the Army from his birth city...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Bernard C Webber ~ 04 June 2018

    06/03/2018 5:00:21 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 43 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 ~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...
  • Just a reminder that Memorial Day isn't just another day off work

    05/28/2018 6:04:39 PM PDT · by OneVike · 6 replies
    5/28/18 | 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...
  • The Canine Heroes of Memorial Day

    05/28/2018 8:01:02 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 28 May, 2018 | Elise Cooper
    This Memorial Day, anyone who loves dogs should give a shout-out to Laura Miller and Dave Nielson, a retired Ranger. They are co-founders, along with Chuck Yerry, of the SOFK9Memorial Foundation. When thinking about those who have sacrificed their lives to keep Americans safe, people should also consider the canine soldiers killed in action. Dave told American Thinker, "My children have a dad because of my canine partner, Pepper. We can actually multiply that by sixty-two, the number of those in my unit. In this unit we lost twenty-two dogs, while they searched for either the enemy or a bomb."...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Paul Wiedorfer ~ 21 May 2018

    05/20/2018 5:04:46 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 58 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 ~ Paul Wiedorfer Info from here.             Born in Baltimore, Maryland, raised in the 2400 block of McElderry Street, he attended St. Andrew's School, and graduated in 1940 from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. On November 11, 2008, a plaque honoring him was placed in Poly's Memorial Hall.Married to his bride, Alice Stauffer, for just six months when Wiedorfer enlisted in the U.S. Army in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Leroy A Mendonca ~ 14 May 2018

    05/13/2018 5:05:02 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 70 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 ~ Leroy A. Mendonca Info from here.                Leroy A. Mendonca was born in Honolulu, Territory of Hawaii, on 2 August 1932, and is of Portuguese ancestry.While attending President William McKinley High School, he was a AJROTC cadet, and graduated in 1950 as a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War.  He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his...
  • Navy SEAL To Receive Medal Of Honor For Leading Mission To Rescue Fallen Teammate

    05/08/2018 11:22:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/8/2018 | Will Racke
    A Navy SEAL who led a rescue operation to retrieve a fallen teammate on a treacherous mountain peak in Afghanistan will receive the Medal of Honor, the White House announced Monday. Retired Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski will receive the nation’s highest military award on May 24, the White House said. Slabinski is credited with rallying a team of SEALs for a counter-assault on al-Qaeda fighters, who had pinned down another SEAL, Petty Officer 1st Class Neil Roberts, during a firefight in the early morning hours of March 4, 2002. Roberts had been ejected from a Chinook...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Hiroshi H Miyamura ~ 07 May 2018

    05/06/2018 5:00:49 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 92 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 ~Hiroshi Miyamura Info from here.             Hiroshi H. Miyamura (born in Gallup, New Mexico on October 6, 1925) is a Medal of Honor recipient awarded for his actions during the Korean War on 24 and April 25, 1951 near Taejon-ni, Korea while serving in the United States Army, 7th...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Hershel W Williams ~ 30 April 2018

    04/29/2018 5:08:45 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 65 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 ~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,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Kern Dunagan ~ 23 April 2018

    04/22/2018 5:10:23 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 94 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 Kern W. Dunagan Info from here.             Kern W. Dunagan (February 20, 1934 - December 27, 1991) was a United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Vietnam War.Dunagan joined the Army from...
  • John Chapman Died Alone On A Mountaintop Fighting Al Qaeda. Now He’s Getting The Medal Of Honor

    04/21/2018 5:59:02 AM PDT · by Twotone · 49 replies
    Task & Purpose ^ | April 20, 2018 | Paul Szoldra
    It was March 4, 2002. American special operations forces were fighting to establish observation posts high above Afghanistan’s Shah-i-Kot Valley, as conventional troops continued their push through the valley floor below. One of those men, Air Force Technical Sgt. John Chapman, was alone in the pitch-black, wounded and slowly regaining his consciousness in the thigh-deep snow of a 10,469-foot peak known as Takur Ghar, as scores of Al Qaeda fighters closed in. The operators were due to lift-off from their Gardez base around midnight and quietly land near the base of the peak before climbing to the top. But maintenance...
  • Cowboy, Firefighter Stopped Woman from Getting Sucked out of Southwest Plane

    04/18/2018 10:21:02 AM PDT · by Cecily · 23 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 18, 2018 | Max Jaeger
    A cowboy and a firefighter were among the heroes who pulled a New Mexico mom back into their airplane after an explosion tore a hole in the cabin and sucked the woman partway out, according to reports. The Boeing 737 carrying Southwest Airlines’ Flight 1380 suffered the catastrophic engine failure at about 32,000 feet up, an hour into its LaGuardia-to-Dallas trip, forcing an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport. Mother-of-two Jennifer Riordan was pulled partway out of the plane when shrapnel shattered her window and the cabin began to depressurize, sucking her partway out of the plane. That’s when a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Gary W Martini ~ 9-09 April 2018

    04/15/2018 5:02:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 89 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 ~ Gary W. Martini Info from here.             Private First Class Gary Wayne Martini (September 21, 1948 - April 21, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for heroism in April 1967 during the Vietnam War. Martini was born on September 21, 1948, in Lexington, Virginia. His early education was completed in Frankford, West Virginia, where he...