Military April 29, 2019

By Katgie Lange: Medal of Honor Monday: Army Capt. Ed Freeman
By James Clark: Hundreds of strangers turned up to honor a WWII Marine Raider’s funeral
By Laura Newberry: This Army Veteran Chased the Gunman Out of a California Synagogue
He thought of the young man with the rifle and how he felt sorry for him. Stewart suspects he will spend decades in prison, at the very least. A life wasted by ignorance.

He thought about how, if he had gotten to the lobby a minute before, maybe no one would have been killed.
Task & Purpose: Afghanistan in 2019: This is what losing looks like; US service member dies in fourth non-combat fatality in 2 weeks and more ->
By Matt Durr 60 years ago, an Air Force pilot flew his B-47 bomber under a Michigan bridge
“Mr. Lappo made headlines in August 1959 when he flew a B-47 bomber under the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan,” reads a portion of his obituary published in the Anchorage Daily News on Nov. 22, 2003.
By Gina Harkins: Marine’s ‘Brilliant’ Response to Live-Fire Accident Helped Earn Him the Leftwich Trophy
By Richard Sisk: Lawmakers to Grill VA for Answers on Suicide ‘Epidemic’