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Here is another example of writing to a Medal of Honor Recipeint requesting an autograph and getting back more than I sent. A few years ago a used the Congressional Medal Of Honor Society 40 Patriots Point Road Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 address to mail out my request. In about a week I had back all I sent him ( a copy of his citation, and the 8x10 poster I created for him) along with extra copies of his citation, and an autographed photo of himself in Vietnam. It…Continue
In retirement, he worked as a gunsmith, ran a salvage yard and raised horses and cattle. He spoke often of the Navy as a good career choice for young men and women.
"His story will continue inspiring generations to come while also reminding us all about the contributions and sacrifices of America's greatest generation," said Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Alpine), a longtime friend.
Finn was particularly important to aviation ordnance specialists: sailors whose job, while…
This 5th blog is for Col "Bud" Day a living MOH Recipient who signs faithfully. Col. Day has an amazing story he served in the Marine Corps in combat in WWII, in the Army during the Korean War, and flew combat missions in Veitnam as an member of the US Air Force.
On August 26, 1967, Major Day was flying F-100F-15-NA, AF Serial No. 56-3954, call sign "Misty 01", on his 26th sortie, directing a flight of F-105 Thunderchiefs in an air strike…Continue
With this 6th in my Valor series of blogs, I wanted to change it up abit. I use Col Ripley here for the great story of how an autograph request can led to something so much bigger. First, a little background as I know many here may not know what The Navy Cross is.
The Navy Cross is the highest medal that can be awarded by the United States Department of the Navy and the second highest award given for valor, only the Medal of Honor ranks…Continue