Posts Tagged “Medal of Honor”

The Story of Ed Byers Jr and why he is getting the MOH

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The Story of Ed Byers Jr and why he is getting the MOH

The video is of Ed Byers Jr. himself talking about the missing that has him being presented the Medal of Honor on Monday by President Obama. This is the story of Ed and of Nicholas Checque who made the ultimate sacrifice.  

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This is going to be bad for someone

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A former Marine awarded the Medal of Honor for repeatedly racing into a firefight to try and rescue fellow Marines is suing defense giant BAE Systems, claiming the company ruined his chances for a job in the defense industry by claiming he was unstable and a problem drinker. Former Sgt. Dakota Meyer filed the lawsuit…

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Too long in coming

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Army Capt. Will Swenson has been recommended by the top U.S. general in Afghanistan for the Medal of Honor after widespread speculation about why his heroism had gone unrecognized, according to a published report. Swenson braved enemy fire on Sept. 8, 2009, with Marine Cpl. Dakota Meyer, who will receive the nation’s top valor award…

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Book Review: The Lions of Kandahar

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Book Review: The Lions of Kandahar

Thanks to the many hours of personal time spent blogging, I have been lucky enough to have publishers and authors send me books to read and review. I have a stack of them next to my bed and I usually spend at least a few minutes every day reading. Some are good and some are…

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Video portrayal of David Bellavia’s actions in Iraq

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I found this video today thanks to David himself. I had no idea that someone had created a re-enactment of one of his actions in Iraq in 2004. Not just any action but the one for which he was and still is recommended for the Medal of Honor. David is a friend and I am…

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Remembering Robbie Miller

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Remembering Robbie Miller

Bouhammer Note- The following blog post was written by a friend of mine (MT) who knew Medal of Honor Recipient Robbie Miller well. Tomorrow on October 6th, Robbie’s parents will be presented with his Medal of Honor by President Obama. In light of that fact, MT wanted to write this guest post highlighting how he…

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Medal of Honor to be awarded to Family of Jared Monti Today

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Well today is the day that the President will award the Medal of Honor to the family of Jared Monti today. SFC Monti performed his actions in 2006, which is when I was in Afghanistan. Even though this took three years, I am glad to see it finally come to fruition. This is the first…

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