Category: Military

Quotes March 31, 2017

I am not going to second-guess my old battlefield comrades from Iraq and Afghanistan; each has his own reason for what he has done. David Petraeus     There is no God-given right to victory on the battlefield. You win that through the skill and the devotion, the valor and the ferocity of your troops. …

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Images March 24, 2017

            Hannah Parry: Emotional moment Notre Dame basketball star’s brother returned home early from Afghanistan to surprise him at a game

Quotes March 24, 2017

To different minds, the same world is a hell, and a heaven. Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer     If I died on the battlefield, then that was the way it was supposed to be. Marcus Luttrell     The most important 6 inches on the battlefield is between your ears. James Mattis     As …

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Music March 17, 2017

 

March 15, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard | Alaska Native News

Source: Young Co-Authors Bipartisan Letter Opposing Cuts to U.S. Coast Guard | Alaska Native News

Music & Military March 10, 2017

RED Friday   FYI: Ryan Weaver       Jonathan Miltimore: WARRIOR of the WEEK: John Preston   Sylvia Gaenzle: Superman Falls: John Preston’s Mission to Promote Life after Loss   The Valkyrie Initiative The Valkyrie Initiative is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the successful facilitation of the after-downrange transition of Veterans, First Responders …

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Military March 03, 2017

    Technical Sergeant Leonard P. Matlovich (July 6, 1943 – June 22, 1988)[1] was a Vietnam War veteran, race relations instructor, and recipient of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.[2] Matlovich was the first gay service member to purposely out himself to the military to fight their ban on gays, and perhaps the …

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FYI Military Medal Of Honor Recipients February 24, 2017

    Eugene Ashley, Jr. (October 12, 1930 or 1931[1] – February 7, 1968) was a United States Army Special Forces soldier and a recipient of America’s highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. Eugene Ashley , Jr. The President of the United States of America, in the name of …

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907 Updates February 24, 2017

Excellent! Nathaniel Herz:  House considers slashing daily expense payments to Alaska lawmakers   Suzanna Caldwell: New details emerge in mishandling of University of Alaska sex assault cases     How disappointing.  Gov. Bill Walker has issued a disaster declaration for Alaska’s opioid epidemic. Wasting time and money to focus on recreational marijuana? Erica Martinson: Rep. …

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FYI Military, Medal Of Honor, February 17, 2017

  (2008) Brian Williams: Jack Lucas, Youngest Medal of Honor recipient dies Jacklyn Harold “Jack” Lucas (February 14, 1928 – June 5, 2008) was a United States Marine who later reenlisted in the United States Army and reached the Rank of Captain. He was awarded the Medal of Honor at age seventeen for heroism above …

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