Good-Bye LTG Harold “Hal” Moore

February 21, 2017


  LTG Harold “Hal” Moore was born on February 13, 1922 in Bardstown, Kentucky. He died on February 10, 2017. Of all of the awrds and decorations he received and that included the Distinguished Service Cross, the CIB with two stars and Master Parachutist Badge and others, he was Most proud of his appointment to […]

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Mike Askew: From Home to Vietnam and Back Home Again

January 27, 2017


Crew Chief PFC Mike Askew At the beginning of 1967 I knew absolutely nothing about Huey gunships, or M60 door guns. Absolutely nothing about Saigon, the South China Sea, or the 1st Air Cav. I was clueless about the political reasons why the United States was so enthusiastically sending 19 year olds to the jungles […]

Franklin J. Hiner

January 17, 2017


   Co-pilot, Hiner, Wm Clark, Tom Rowe. Frank was awarded: Distinguished Flying Cross (2), Bronze Star with “V” device for Valor, Air Medal with several Oak Leaf Clusters annotating several awards Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Aviator Wings. I had the great opportunity to talk to Mrs […]

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Battle of the Bulge Reunion

December 20, 2016


Battle of the Bulge Reunion December 14-16 December 2016 Double Tree Inn Washington DC Once again, Carol and I had the privilege of attending another Battle of the Bulge Reunion. What an honor it is to sit with these brave men and women and listen to their stories. The first night we attended a Reception […]

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Roger Deel

November 29, 2016


Keith Owens had sent me a note telling me that Roger Deel had passed away. I received a comment on my post from a Darrell Deel. His dad, Roger, was alive and healthy. Keith also received notification. He has been in contact with Roger now. Keith asked me to post this to my blog. I […]

Marianne Wagenhaueser Hundley

November 3, 2016


In 1944-45, Marianne Wagenhaueser was a 3 year old girl in Wurzburg, Germany. History records more than 350 allied bombing raids on Wurzburg during this time period. She still remembers the raid when the bombs walked right down her street blowing every house on her block to the ground. Her family survived because the bomb […]

LTC John B. (Buchanan) Stockton – Bullwhip Six

October 21, 2016


I will not waste anyone’s time by trying to rewrite articles I find about this Great Innovator/Soldier.  You can put “Col John B. Stockton” into your search engine and find many great articles about this man. All I intend to do is post his epitaph/obituary or whatever you would like to call it and post […]