With the donation of a new computer, printer and office space, Sunnyside American Legion Post #73 is ready to begin processing local veterans’ service claims from a new downtown Sunnyside location. According to Post Commander Troy Monholland, the equipment was donated to the post by Benton REA, the state American … Continue reading
By: Michael Marks [media width=”538″ height=”368″ link=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUGOjNsE4aY”] Dedicated to all those servicemen and women who are “out there” defending our freedom. Thank you for your service and Merry Christmas!
WASHINGTON (Courtesy of the Army News Service, June 1, 2011) – An Army Ranger who lost his right hand and suffered shrapnel wounds after throwing an armed grenade away from his fellow Soldiers will be the second living Medal of Honor Recipient from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. On … Continue reading
I received word today (January 9th, 2011), that Major Richard “Dick” Winters passed away quietly on January 2, 2011. Although I never did get to meet him, I feel honored to have exchanged emails with him. For those of you who don’t know I served in the 506th Infantry Regiment … Continue reading
We learn in school that World War I ended on June 19, 1919 with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles; however, fighting actually ended seven months earlier, at the passing of the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, what was to become known … Continue reading
For those of you who have served, for those of you who haven’t. If you look up the word HERO in the dictionary, this is the face you will see staring back at you. [View:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ7968BbMnU] Tango Mike Mike – Roy P. Benavidez
By Jeffry Scott The Atlanta Journal-Constitution He was a kid who didn’t want to be a soldier. There was a war in Vietnam and a peace movement in America. But then he got the government’s letter. So he quit his job at a furniture store, quit thinking about college and … Continue reading
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