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  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Drummer Boy Willie Johnston ~ 16 May 2022

    05/15/2022 5:04:22 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 ~ Drummer Boy Willie Johnston Info from here and here. William E. "Willie" Johnston, drummer boy of Company D, 3rd Vermont Infantry, has the distinction of being the youngest soldier to ever receive the Medal of Honor, presented to him at age 11 for gallantry on the battlefield in the Seven Day Battle Peninsula Campaign of 1862....
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Darrell "Shifty" Powers ~ 09 May 2022

    05/08/2022 5:02:46 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 ~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 Camp Toccoa, Georgia. Shifty's hometown was Clinchco,...
  • Ukraine’s Best Fighter Jets Just Bombed The Hell Out Of The Russian Troops On Snake Island

    05/07/2022 9:27:24 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 69 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 7, 2022,07:52pm EDT | David Axe
    The Ukrainian air force’s best fighter jets just staged a daring raid on the Russian force occupying Ukraine’s strategic Snake Island. The raid marks a significant escalation of Ukraine’s air campaign targeting the Russian garrison on the island in the western Black Sea, 80 miles south of Ukraine’s strategic port Odessa. For at least a week now, Kyiv’s propeller-driven TB-2 armed drones have been waging a relentless defense-suppression campaign over and around Snake Island. The satellite-controlled drones with their 14-pound missiles have knocked out at least three air-defense systems on the 110-acre island as well as two Russian patrol...
  • Former U.S. Marine Creates Team Of Special Ops Vets To Train Ukrainian Soldiers

    05/07/2022 12:58:44 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 23 replies
    youtube.com ^ | May 4, 2022 | NBC News
    A group of American and British military veterans called “The Mozart Group” is a team of special operations vets who are training and equipping Ukrainian soldiers. NBC News’ Ken Dilanian spoke with a retired Marine Colonel who intended to cover the conflict as a journalist but established the organization after witnessing the devastation in Bucha.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Ty Carter ~ 02 May 2022

    05/01/2022 5:00:39 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 89 replies
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    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 ~ Ty Carter Info from here. Ty Michael Carter (born January 1980) is a United States Army staff sergeant and recipient of the Medal of Honor, the United States of America's highest military honor, for his actions at the 2009 Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan. Carter and Army Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry are the only Medal...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Karl G Taylor Sr ~ 18 April 2022

    04/17/2022 5:00:48 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 30 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 ~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 on July 14, 1939 in Laurel, Maryland. He graduated...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Alejandro R Ruiz ~ 11 April 2022

    04/10/2022 5:00:47 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 53 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 ~Alejandro R. RuizStory 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 the Ryukyu Islands during World War II. Ruiz was...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: John R Fox ~ 04 April 2022

    04/03/2022 5:02:11 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 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 R. Fox Info from here. John Robert Fox (May 18, 1915–December 26, 1944) was killed in action when he deliberately called for artillery fire on his own position, after his position was overrun, in order to defeat a German attack in the vicinity of Sommocolonia, northern Italy during World War II. He posthumously received the Medal...
  • Hero Queens pizzeria owner, dad stabbed repeatedly trying to stop robbery

    A heroic pizzeria owner and his father are fighting for their lives after being stabbed multiple times when they jumped in to stop a 61-year-old woman from being robbed outside their Queens restaurant, relatives and police told The Post on Tuesday. Louie Suljovic, a 38-year-old military veteran, was working behind the counter of his Elmhurst pizzeria, Louie’s, when he and his father, Cazim Suljovic, saw the elderly woman being robbed by two men Saturday night. Louie Suljovic, a 38-year-old military veteran, was working behind the counter of his Elmhurst pizzeria, Louie’s, when he and his father, Cazim Suljovic, saw the...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Melvin E Biddle ~ 28 March 2022

    03/27/2022 5:00:12 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 42 replies
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    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 ~ Melvin E. Biddle Info from here and here. Melvin Earl "Bud" Biddle (November 28, 1923 – December 16, 2010) 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 World War II.Biddle was born on November 28, 1923, in Daleville, Indiana, to Owen J. and Blanche Olive (Bowen) Biddle. He had two brothers,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Jack C Montgomery ~ 21 March 2022

    03/20/2022 5:00:53 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 39 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 ~Jack C. MontgomeryStory from this website. Jack C. Montgomery (July 23, 1917 – June 11, 2002) 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 World War II. Montgomery joined the Army from Sallisaw, Oklahoma, and by February 22, 1944 was serving as a...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Col Gregory "Pappy" Boyington ~ 14 March 2022

    03/13/2022 5:01:28 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 87 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. Gregory "Pappy" Boyington "Months of preparation, one of those few opportunities, and the judgement of a split second are what makes some pilots an ace, while others think back on what they could have done." Colonel Gregory "Pappy" Boyington, USMC "Pappy" was born in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho on December 4, 1912 and grew up in Tacoma, Washington....
  • Nazis Bury Alive Old Jews and Ukrainians for Refusing to Inter Each Other

    03/08/2022 5:18:34 AM PST · by Conservat1 · 29 replies
    JTA ^ | Nov 27, 1942
    Kuibyshev, Nov. 26. – (JTA) Ten old men in a Ukrainian town – five of them Jews and the other five Ukrainians – were all buried alive by the Nazis when each group refused to inter the other, it was reported by a Red Army sergeant today, who was told of the mass burial by Zuni Greilich, the grandson of one of the Jewish victims. When the Germans invaded the village of Skarlivka, in the Kiev province, the greater part of the population fled and those who remained hid in the gardens and the fields. Young Greilich, who had taken...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Leslie H Sabo Jr ~ 07 March 2022

    03/06/2022 5:02:43 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 39 replies
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    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 ~ Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. Info from here. Leslie Halasz Sabo, Jr. (Hungarian: ifj. László Halász Szabó) (22 February 1948 – 10 May 1970) was a soldier in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Sabo received the highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions during the Cambodian Campaign in 1970. Born in Kufstein, Austria, Sabo's family immigrated to the United States...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: PFC Monica Brown ~ 28 February 2022

    02/27/2022 5:00:47 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 36 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 ~ 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 courage in treating two wounded Soldiers while under intense...
  • Ukrainian "go f*** yourself" soldiers may be alive

    02/27/2022 7:39:04 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Hot Air .com ^ | February 27, 2022 | JAZZ SHAW
    The thirteen Ukrainian soldiers who were defending Snake Island immediately catapulted themselves into the history books when they told the crew of a Russian warship to go eff themselves after being ordered to surrender. President Volodymyr Zelensky lifted them to hero status with a posthumous award for valor, but according to a recent report, he may have been a bit premature in doing so. (With extra emphasis on “may.”) The Ukrainian State Border Guard indicated that all of the soldiers may have survived the shelling of the island and been taken prisoner by the Russians who allegedly transferred them to...
  • The Engineers Who Died To Keep The Titanic's Lights On

    02/22/2022 11:06:13 AM PST · by Buttons12 · 31 replies
    You Tube ^ | 2/15/22 | Timeline - World History Documentaries
    An excellent film about the sinking of the Titanic from the perspective of the firemen below decks. Film is titled "Saving the Titanic" but I have used the title seen at youtube. Because they soon knew the extent of the disaster, the dread and horror of the event is conveyed with much greater realism and intensity.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Matej Kocak ~ 21 February 2022

    02/20/2022 5:00:37 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 55 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 Kocak Info 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 three months later, on October 4, 1918,...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Desmond T Doss ~ 14 February 2022

    02/13/2022 5:01:12 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 51 replies
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    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 ~ Desmond T. Doss Info from here and here. Desmond T. Doss (February 7, 1919–March 23, 2006) was the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor and one of only three so honored (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and Joseph G. LaPointe, Jr.). He was a Corporal (Private First Class at the time of his Medal of Honor heroics) in the U.S. Army...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Robert M Patterson ~ 07 February 2022

    02/06/2022 5:08:40 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 49 replies
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    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 Martin Patterson Info from here. Robert Martin Patterson (born April 16, 1948) is a retired United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration?he Medal of Honor?or his actions in the Vietnam War.Patterson joined the Army from Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1966, and by May 6, 1968, was serving as a specialist four in Troop B, 2nd Squadron, 17th...