RIP Robin. Thanks for the laughs…
The above image is the POW/MIA memorial and can be found at Liberty State Park on Upper New York Bay in Jersey City, New Jersey, opposite Liberty Island and Ellis Island.
Below are images out of Vietnam, 1967–1969. Brotherhood of man. Read more
On October 25, 2007, near the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, Specialist Salvatore Giunta sought out and recovered a fellow soldier who was being dragged away by two Taliban. He was awarded the Medal of Honor exactly three years later, making him the first living recipient of the Medal since the Vietnam War.
Read more about Giunta and other Medal recipients in MEDAL OF HONOR at http://www.artisanbooks.com/products/…
Here’s a handful of men (6) who absolutely refused to go gently, instead opting to erupt violence like a volcano onto everything around them. I’ll post their stories individually.
In June 1944, Private Herbert F. Christian was on a patrol in Central Italy with 12 other men when they were ambushed by a force of about 60 enemy soldiers rolling deep with three tanks at a range of only 30 yards. Understandably, Christian gave the signal to his patrol that they should probably get the hell out of there. Read more
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP — The Pennsylvania Army National Guard placed Fort Indiantown Gap on lock-down today, after Private Patrick O’Neil reported “ebola-like symptoms” to his unit medic.“Yeah, my head is killing me, and I want to throw up,” O’Neil told reporters through his plastic isolation bubble. “I’m definitely pretty sure this is Ebola.”