Real American Hero: John Mihalowski

  The old series which regularly ran here at my website continue to return with this first "Real American Heroes" piece in over four years. This series normally remembers and honors heroes from the American military ranks. Many were recipients of the Medal of Honor. This is the highest and most prestigious honor which can … Continue reading Real American Hero: John Mihalowski

2011 American of the Year: Seal Team 6

  The United States Navy 'SEAL' teams are the Navy's principal special operations force. The 'SEAL' acronym stands for Sea, Air, and Land, and each of these factors was on display on May 2nd, 2011. On that day, the Navy's "SEAL Team 6", it's Special Warfare Development Group, got revenge for America and exorcised a … Continue reading 2011 American of the Year: Seal Team 6

Real American Hero: Michael Murphy

On October 7th, 2001 in direct response to the 9/11 attacks on America which had occurred less than a month earlier, the United States military launched 'Operation Enduring Freedom' in Afghanistan to wipe out the bases from which the terrorist al Qaeda organization was then operating. The American military worked with a group of coalition … Continue reading Real American Hero: Michael Murphy

Movie vets help the rest of us appreciate

Like most Americans, I have never experienced the honor of wearing the uniform of one of our brave military branches in service to my country. I have heard it from many who are my same age. We turned 18 years of age in the late 1970's and early 1980's.There was no war raging at that … Continue reading Movie vets help the rest of us appreciate

Real American Hero: Jason Dunham

On November 10th, 1775, at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, what was then known as the 'Continental Marines' was organized directly by the Continental Congress for the Revolutionary War as the on-board force directed to protect the Captain of a naval ship and his officers. In January of 1783, with the war over, the Marines and … Continue reading Real American Hero: Jason Dunham