Category Archive: Vietnam War

Memorial Day – Sunrise By The Vietnam Memorial

      Taken just a few steps and a quarter turn from yesterday’s image, I was so lucky to be out for such a beautiful sunrise. I was suprised by how many people were out. Some were joggers but others looked like tourists just walking around admiring the Vietnam Memorial. Is it rude that …

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Colonel Roger Ingvalson, USAF, American Patriot, Hero

  It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” –Gen. George Patton   Roger Ingvalson a veteran and POW of the Vietnam War passed away Christmas Eve, December 24, 2011. A fine tribute to an American Patriot and Hero offered at The Patriot …

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Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity – Robert Roland Ingram USN

Robert Roland Ingram, USN NAVY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT HOSPITAL CORPSMAN THIRD CLASS   Great Unknown Americans Series   Robert Roland Ingram was born on 20 January 1945 in Clearwater, Florida. In November 1963, at age 18, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy. After completing recruit training in San Diego, California, he requested and …

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This Day In History – September 4

  September 4, 476 – Ancient History Western Roman Empire falls to Barbarians Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer, a German barbarian who proclaims himself king of Italy. Odoacer was a mercenary leader in the Roman imperial army when he launched his mutiny against the young emperor. …

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This Day In History – August 28

  August 28, 1728 – American Revolution Future “Hero of Bennington” John Stark born in Londonderry, New Hampshire New Hampshire’s most famous soldier, Gen. John Stark, the hero of Bunker Hill and Bennington, was the right man in the right place at the right time. His early training with his father in heavy farm work …

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