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26th Marine Regiment: Vietnam War 1966 to 1970  We are looking for personnel who served in Vietnam as members of the 26th Marines.  To Remember and To Reunite.  Thank you for this exellent Home of Heroes website.
Loyde P. Snake Arender  Email: kaybran@webtv.net 
Homepage: http://usmcwife.hypermart.net/mmsnake.htm  Monroe, LA (USA)
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 18:50:09


This is a great web-site.  I am a Viet Nam vet who would like to pay tribute to my father-in-law, Blair B. Costlow, who was a Purple Heart veteran who fought in five major battles of WW2, including the D-Day invasion and the battle of the Bulge.  He was with 4th Infantry Division.  It was only until late in his life that he even acknowledged just what he did for all Americans.  He fought his way from Utah Beach through France and parts of Germany! He left in January of 1999, but he will forever be in my heart as a hero and a great father-in-law.
Ted Askier  Rare35socal.rr.com  Orange, CA  (USA)
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 18:15:52


I think that your "GUEST BOOK" is a great service to all of us vterans who hardly got recognizrd for our service.  Oh sure, our families and girl friends appreciated what we did, but that was about it.  When I served with the First Infantry Division (1st Admin. Co.) in 1967, hundreds of GI's were dying every week and all they got (maybe) was a notice in their local newspaper.  Nowadays, one soldier or pilot or whatever gets killed overseas and it's a national headline.  Believe me, I am NOT, in any way, belittling those who are fighting and dying for us today.  They are doing an incredible job.  I guess that it would have been impossible to list all of those who were killed or were MIA during the Viet Nam "conflict."  How times have changed.         I was fortunate to see the mobile version of the Viet Nam vet's memorial a few years back and it was a very moving experience.  It was also Veteran's Day that day, so that made all the more special.  58,000+ names of those who sacrificed their all for nothing is somrthing that I will never forget.  Also, let's remember all of the GI's who are not able to be home this holiday season.
Ted Asjier  Email: Rare35@socal.rr.com  Orange, CA (USA)
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 16:01:05


thank u for protecting  me
 preston richardson  Email: deaagon@epals.com  Winston-Salem, NC (USA)
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 14:35:13


Thank you for this site.  My great uncle Stanley Christianson died in the Korean war and as a family we are very proud of his memory. I never met my great uncle and until now I haven't even seen a picture.  Thank you again.
Seth Christianson  Email: Sethc12345@hotmail.com  West Salem, WI  (USA)
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 12:54:27


HEY to ALL MILITARY PERSONAL THANK  YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART FOR PROTECTING US.
AARON A. FROST Email: royalranger0919@aol.com  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Sunday, December 15, 2002 at 20:10:25


Thank you vets
A special thank you to all the world war2 vets.
I served with many of you in Korea after you had been
recalled to do it again.I never heard any complaints
from any of you. Our country owes you A dept we can never pay.
All I can do is say A GREAT BIG THANK YOU.
Frank Broadnax  Email: frankb1375@aol.com  Danielsville, GA  (USA)
Saturday, December 14, 2002 at 17:24:10


I want to thank you for taking on the arduous task of acknowledging the heroes of our several branches of the service and various wars they fought in.  My uncle, Major Charles L. Thomas, was one of seven (7) black Medal Of Honor recipients honored at a ceremony in Washington January 13, 1997 by President Clinton.  Our family had the distinct pleasure of accepting that highly coveted and prestigious award that now sits in a military museum honoring its own here in Michigan.  We could never be so proud as we were that day to be in my uncle's blood line.  And more proud to be called an American because we are never to proud to admit our mistakes and right our wrongs.  Keep up the good work and may God bless you.
Sandra Johnson-Holliday Email: sandyj@comcast.net Southfield, MI (USA)
Friday, December 13, 2002 at 18:05:22


I severed almost 3 years during W.W.2 in the Pacific with Second Marine Division. Saw combat Nov.1943 on Betio Island,Tarawa Atoll, Saipan Island June 1944, Tinian Island July 1944 and Okinawa April 1945. Was with first troops into Nagasaki,Japan after they surrendered. Lost allot of young Marrine buddies fighting from one island to another. They have never been forgotten. God Bless them. 
William L. Jefferies Email: WLJEFF@webtv.net  Richmond, IN  (USA)
Tuesday, December 10, 2002 at 00:57:16


Searching......JAMES GLEASON.......
WW2 Army/Airforce Veteran stationed in RAAF AMBERLEY near Lspwich,Queensland,Austrailia.
 James [caucasion],and was resident of the & USA born. we Do Not know his dob,or his rank. he had a girlfriend named MARGARET [Maggie] Williams. after james was transferred out tpo another location Maggie had a baby the december of year he left. they never had enough time to share anything about his/her life. so Robert aka/Bob James Bocos was born. he lived his whole life not knowing that he has a biological father from the USA. Maggie told him on her death bed.
anyone who may know a james Gleason alive or dead please contact his Birthson.
bbocos@optusnet.com.au or superkeene2@webtv.net
GOD BLESS and MERRY CHRISTMAS  to all MILITARY!!
 dede  Homepage: http://community.webtv.net/superkeene2/UNEXPLAINED  TX
Monday, December 9, 2002 at 15:20:28


I am looking for any relatives of Medal Of Honor recipient, Joel Parsons, who served in Co.B, 4th West Virginia Infantry at Vicksburg, Mississippi on 5-22-1863. I am involved in a project of restoration of veteran's graves. Pvt. Joel Parsons is buried in Union Cemetery, in Columbus, Ohio and is where my research project started. I am particularly interested in contacting any of Pvt. Parson's family, and would like to find a picture of him.  I contacted Mr. David Bradley, who is the head of the Veterans Administration for Franklin County (Cols. Ohio), along with he and others worked to have Pvt. Parsons enshrined in the Veterans Hall Of Fame in Sandusky, Ohio. I had the privilege and honor to be on stage and receive Pvt. Parson's enshrinment documents from Ohio Govenor Robert Taft on 11-8-2001. I would again be honored to turn these documents over to the family of Pvt. Parsons, where they truly belong. Any assistance anyone could give me would be deeply appreciated.
John Sullivan  Email: cpd1073@yahoo.com  Columbus, OH  (USA)
Friday, December 6, 2002 at 14:28:00


We used your sight to help with our 5th grade heroes report.  Thank you. 
Pam Stevens & Alexandra Grossaint  Email: twstevens@smsd.org Overland Park, KS (USA)
Friday, December 6, 2002 at 12:26:50


I would love to Thank all of the Soldiers that have fought
in the world to save their CCountry and Nation. For all whom were
injured or for those who died, I thank you very much, for your
braveness and your courage.
Lindsay Ropson  Email: lindsayropson@hotmail.com
Friday, December 6, 2002 at 07:50:22


Luster J. Chasteen
3rd BN 8th INF REG 4th INF DIV
Alpha Co.

I would like to find out any information regarding Howard Hunt who was my captain.  People have informed me that no information is available about him after he went to Cambodia.
I appreciate any and all assistance.  If anyone else would like to contact me please do.  I would love to hear from you.  I am using my daughter in law's email address, she is also trying to help me locate Howard Hunt.
Thanks,
Luster J. Chasteen  4/69 to 4/70
Email: summer.chasteen@cbscompanies.com  Mt. Vernon, KY (USA)
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 at 12:40:13


I have tried for years to see what Captain Henry T. Elrod looked like and thanks to your web-site it was made possible....  Thanks,
ADCS(AW/NAC) Mike E. Elrod
Mike E. Elrod  mail: elrodme@aol.com  Panama City, FL  (USA)
Monday, December 2, 2002 at 15:03:52


I am from Belgium and 75 jears old.
I thank meny days ouwer liberators from 1944!!!
Thanks, thanks,thanks.
I can not very good englisch, only  the "liberating Englisch"
God may bless all the veterans from the war II.
Joseph  Maes  Email: j.ph.maes@skynet.be   2800 Mechelen, BELGIUM
Sunday, December 1, 2002 at 09:14:20


I have just briefly looked at the information, etc. of your site and was very impressed.  A legacy such as this is invaluable to the children of this world.  To know of true hero's who unselfishly gave their life for their country is important.  I can see that many school children have accessed your site for viewing, reports, etc. and that is important.  A way to remember just what the USA and those living here really stand for.  Thanks.  A retired Marine Aviator.
Charles C. Hejde  Email: 8782cch@dtgnet.com  Belle Fourche, SD  (USA)
Sunday, December 1, 2002 at 09:00:13


To all who put themselves in harms way to protect us. Thank you.
Catharine Powers  Email: Cherokeekate1860@aol.com  Hellam, PA  (USA)
Saturday, November 30, 2002 at 20:14:40


It is a great thing you are doing here.  Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day.  We have so much to be thankful for and then today I happen to find your web page.  Another thing to be thankful for.  It should be required reading for all Americans.
John Gilmore  Email: j-egilmo@moment.net  Tow, TX  (USA)
Saturday, November 30, 2002 at 12:36:15


I would Just like to thank you for A very good look into the medal of honor reciepants. their stories of heroism makes my blood boil with patrisiom . thank you for such great stories I hope there will be more. I have served & feel like part of the team.
J Bass  Email: dsvet18corp@aol.com  Leland, NC  (USA)
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 at 23:00:03


I wish there was some way the stories of these heroes could be made required reading for the youth of today.
J. J. Sucha  Email: Mistymeadow82@aol.com  Fredericksburg, VA  (USA)
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 at 19:55:28


I have been trying to put together my Fathers Ribbons and Decorations from W.W.II.  He was in the 459th Amphibious at Omaha Beach.  He made it through Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Central Europe and the Battle of the Ardenne.  He was awarded the French Croix de Guerre.   He was also awarded the Distinguished Unit Badge, and that is what I am trying to find.  If anyone has information on what this decoration or ribbon looks like, I would appreciate your help.
Thanks
Tony Petrillo  Email: ateeshot@aol.com  North Stonington, CT (USA)
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 at 17:30:33


I just want all to know ur stories of herosim brings tears to my eyes, & a fire to my belly. god bless all who has served & all who will. I was a ds vet so I can understand..some . thank god for all the brave men & women of our country ...respect them all
Jimmy  W Bass JR  Email: jbass1443@aol.com  Leland, NC  (USA)
Sunday, November 24, 2002 at 20:14:48


Great site. My fathers MOH is to be displayed at New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center in Saratoga, N.Y. The Director of the Museum is Michael Aikey and his E-Mail is Michael.Aikey@ny.ngh.army.mil The website for the museum is http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic
William J. O'Brien  Email: lbobrien@netsync.net  Jamestown, NY (USA)
Friday, November 22, 2002 at 14:43:38


i sincerely enjoyed your site...i've had the opportunity to know members of the 442 and 100th and the MIS living in hawaii and joining with them during Mem/Vet Days...SFC Joe Yoshida, 100th and true pig hunter have been close until his passing a couple of years back...my old scoutmaster Lt. Sadaichi Kubota lives a couple of blocks from me, i have since began my hobby into beekeeping, as he is a member of the "big island beekeepaers assoc"...i am very proud to know these men...i am a disabled combat vietnam vet...proud to be Hawaiian and American...aloha, Jeno
Jimmy F. "Jeno" Enocencio  Email: pointman_jeno@msn.com  Hilo, HI (USA)
Thursday, November 21, 2002 at 19:31:06


Served as a small unit commander (platoon and comapny) with the 2nd Battalion; 12th Cavalry; 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) in the Republic of South Vietnam from Jan 67- Jan 68.
Would enjoy hearing from anyone that served in the unit at the same time!
Roger L. Kehrier Email: rlkehrier@hotmail.com  Plymouth, MI (USA)
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 18:05:52


My sincerest thanks to all the veterans. I will teach my kids about your selfless service and they will teach theirs. We will never forget you, all of you are in our prayers of thanks. God bless you.
Wesley Gray  Email: webmaster@unlimitedhitshost.com  Lynden, WA (USA)
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 16:22:08


this wed site helps alot.  i have a report due and i haven't started on it so this was alot of help!
kylie ann  Indiana, (USA)
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 09:34:43


I'm doing a report for school, and I needed a good website. Your's was by far the best!! Thanks*
Faith  Lafayette, IN (USA)
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 09:34:30


Many thanks to this magnificent website and webmaster for recently awarding us the honor of "Feature Site of the Month."  The Home of Heroes link has brought us many new visitors.  Given that we all share a deep love for America and our armed forces, we are indeed fortunate to be in such distinguished company.  Best wishes for continued success in bringing such important information to Americans.
Ken Fulmer - President - Armed Forces Veterans Homes Foundation
Email: fulmerk@VetHomesFoundation.org  Homepage: www.VetHomesFoundation.org
Suitland, MD (USA)  Sunday, November 17, 2002 at 22:23:58


GOD BLESS AMERICA!
Ben Thomas  Catoosa, OK (USA)
Sunday, November 17, 2002 at 15:43:21


thank you for honoring and remembering AMERICAS FINEST we must always REMEMBER so they wont have died in vain---GOD BLESS AMERICA
RICHARD  Email: OLD-NAVY4@WEBTV.NET
Homepage: http://community.webtv.net/OLD-NAVY4/SOMEGAVEALL
WORCESTER, MA (USA)  
Saturday, November 16, 2002 at 20:42:59


WW2,I,COMPANY 3 RD BATT,24TH MARINES,4TH MACHINE GUN PLT,4TH MACHINE GUN SQUAD,4TH DIV.ON IWO JIMA,ANY BODY KNOW OF ANY ONE THAT KNEW DORSCHUCK OF BROKLYN N.Y OR CPL LUNSFORD IN THAT OUTFIT.WE WERE SHELLED AND THEY WERE KILLED.WOUNDING ME GUY CASTORANI AND A RED HEADED KID IN MY FOX HOLE I DUG OUT WHEN WE WERE BURIED FROM SHELLING.WOULD LOVE TO TELL DORSCHUCK'S FAMILY WHAT A BRAVE KID HE WAS AND DID NOT SUFFER AT ALL WHEN KILLED,I CAN STILL SEE THE LOOK ON HIS FACE WHEN I GAVE HIM MY PFC STRIPE THAT I GOT FROM SHOOTING HIGH SCORE ON THE MACHINE GUN.HE COULD NOT BELIVE ANY ONE WOULD DO THAT FOR HIM BUT I WAS HIS FRIEND AND I KNEW HOW MUCH HE WANTED THAT STRIPE NOT KNOWING IT WOULD GET HIM KILLED,HE WAS SUCH A HAPPY 18 YR OLD KID.I WAS A 18 YR OLD THAT TOOK NOTHING SERIOUS.IF HIS FAMILY WOULD JUST SAY TO ME IT'S NOT YOUR FALT HE WAS KILLED. MAYBE I WOUN'T FEEL GUILTY AS I DO.WE HAD A LOT OF GOOD TIMES BEFORE IWO JIMA.
guy p castorani  Email: oldmanriver1926@hotmail.com  Sarasota, FL  (USA)
Saturday, November 16, 2002 at 10:36:35


I have nothing to offer but my thanks.
Kurt Jones  Email: doridog@aol.com


Thank you for honoring my father in such a beautiful way.  Our family is very proud of his heroism and we're all grateful for the awards and recognition he has received.
Eric H. Moto  Email: eric_moto@notes.k12.hi.us  Honolulu, HI (USA)
Thursday, November 14, 2002 at 18:03:13


I just love this site. This is the first time that I have seen this site. I have had the greatest of honors of meeting several MOH rec.. And the one that sticks out the most was MR. James Williams. I had the chance of meeting and talking to him for several hours a few years ago while he was visiting NAS JACKSONVILLE. I will always remeber that day and will not forget what we talked about that day. It was a very great honor of getting the chance to meet MR. Williams.
Aaron Wetzel  ABH1(AW) USN  Email: bobozz4u@yahoo.com  Waterloo, IL (USA)
Thursday, November 14, 2002 at 16:25:16


my father served with the 91st infantry ww2    the 91st liberated florence  i wonder if those protesters on the streets of florence realize the amount of american blood shed for them in ww2  my father died in 1978  he never spoke of his actions in the war as i was growing up   he had the flag out on all holidays but definitely was not gung ho  i am sure he saw much blood in the ardennes  and the po valley   in a way i am glad he is deceased so he will not see the ungratefulness  of the florence demonstration  i served as navy corpsman 73-77 i saw no combat  god bless america and all its veterans for serving the just cause
michael p curran  Email: mcpitt1053@aol.com Mastic Beach, NY (USA)
Wednesday, November 13, 2002 at 19:44:01


I thank you so very much for this web site. My brother served bravely as RdM3 on the USS Uhlmann DD-687 during WW 2. I finally got his records and now able to enter them into the family tree. He  is truly my hero> At the time I did not know how brave he was. But after finding his records I understand him so much better. He was awarded the Silver Star, Victory Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific (7 stars) Philippine Liberation (2 stars. Aaauthorized a Bronze Star for assessed class "A" supporting operation in sinkind of Japanese submarine 14 April 1945. I am so very proud of all the crew member of the USS Uhlmann and every service man during that conflict. God bless them all.
Florida Moke Email: fmoke@aol.com Ft. Collins, CO (USA)
Tuesday, November 12, 2002 at 13:19:46


I've been looking for an informative site with just the information you have made available. Thank you for a tremendous service to all of our bonafide veterans and may God bless you and yours.
Donald L. Crosson  Email: dcrosson@tampabay.rr.com Clearwater, FL  (USA)
Monday, November 11, 2002 at 21:16:40


Exit 49th Armor Div. of Texas Army National Guard after a eight year obligation. Was on active duty Fort Polk during the Burlin Wall Crises & active during Bay of Pigs invation on Cuba.
Louis Fondren  Email: bonlouis@earthlink.net Buffalo, TX (USA)
Monday, November 11, 2002 at 18:56:36


I just want to say that I am grateful and that I admire those who have sacrificed their lives for others. God Bless them all...
Marlaine Triplett Email: jgfanmar@ameritech.net Dayton, OH (USA)
Monday, November 11, 2002 at 16:11:42


I am trying to verify whether one Thomas Abraham served with the First Air CAv in '67- '68 was awarded the Silver Star, the Purple Heart and most importantly was captured and escaped.
Any help appreciated. 
Francis Wilson Email: wilson.frank.e@cnsp.navy.mil Coronado, CA (USA)
Tuesday, November 5, 2002 at 13:38:46


Message from an European to Americans servicemen past and present :

You may have the feelings that europeans do not hold americans in high regard. That now when you are busy fighting terrorism we leave you alone in the midst of battle.
 But not everyone here thinks or feels like that. Lots of people here stand together with you. America has stood for what was right in the past and stands for what is right now.
Where freedom is challenged by evil, american brave men and women fight and die to secure that freedom for each of us. 

I want to thank all american servicemen who fought for us in the Second World War
"lest we forget."

By this I try  to express my thanks for what you have done and given for my freedom. I have the greatest respect and appreciation for you. You liberated us and gave us our countries back. There are lots of people here in Europe who will never forget your sacrifices. Also thank you for trasmiting the same ideals of liberty freedom and peace to your sons and daughters who keep defending the free world, our world.

We have not forget, You have not been forgotten. We are passing our gratitude for what you did down to our children and grandchildren. We will do this by teaching our children the price that was paid for their freedom.We will try to pass this feeling of gratitude to generations to come, for the people you liberated have not broken faith with you. We remember what you did and the price you paid.

I will help my children understand the enormity of the gift that they each have been given. I will teach my children to see the price that was paid for their freedom. That  thousands of americans  died to assure that  they, european children, are free. That those who died sacrificed everything they held dear so that we could be free. The knowledge of how precious this gift is will help them understand that these men did not die in vain. That even if we  don't remember or know  the names of those who died for us we should hold sacred the cause for which they died.

I will tell my children that lots of american servicemen gave their lives with no expectation of anything in return. This gift of freedom was fought for and was given to me with no strings attached. I will tell my children that they gave their lives and their legacy lives inside me and my only responsibility now is that I protect it well so I can pass it down to my children and all future generations. That only if we live under the delusion that we are somehow entitled to freedom have we broken faith with those who died. I will tell them that we are living their legacy and we must not be oblivious to their sacrifice.

American Servicemen : again....Thank you,  I have the greatest respect and appreciation for you.

R. Ridel  Email: robridel@hotmail.com  Amsterdam, Netherlands
Monday, November 11, 2002 at 11:13:35


It is cool that you served for our country.  Thank-you!
Ricky Cerna  Email: ivorykeys 47@ hotmail . com  (USA)
Monday, November 11, 2002 at 10:01:02


I luv ur site.... it was a very sad time for all of us.... All of us in Canada and in the States... IM from Canada myself.. my step-father works in the States, and after the tradgity,everyone here was crying. The Brave Heros are the greatest!
Stephanie  Email: hot_candy99@hotmail.com 
Rochester, NY (USA)  Sunday, November 10, 2002 at 23:24:48


It is a great site As a veteran these men are very special
Also if you could list the MOH recps by the state, would be a help
 james spreng 1st vice commander AMVETS NJ
atlantic city, NJ  (USA) Sunday, November 10, 2002 at 14:53:50


Your presentation was most impressive.
Corey  Email: artistboi_2001@yahoo.com  (USA)
Saturday, November 9, 2002 at 21:36:49


Bravo-Zulu on such a great web site. We need to always honor and remember America's Heroes. Your site is a great tool in teaching our young people about them also. My Grand Son is 6 and I am already teaching him about hereos on the site.
 GOD BLESS AMERICA!
EN-1 Richard Reno USNR-R  Email: mtnreno@aol.com  Grand Junction, CO  (USA)
Saturday, November 9, 2002 at 21:04:07


thank you corpsman and medics  you will be rewarded in your own time
mike  Email: mcpitt1053@aol.com
Friday, November 8, 2002 at 22:47:15


I am searching for Cpl. James R. Adams 467th Engineer Maintenance Company (small vehicle and tank repair unit) A.S.N.34359260, was in Luxembourg in December 1944.Am very thankful for any information regarding Cpl. Adams or 467th Engrs. Maint. Co.
I will return soon to your very interesting site.
Monique Grein-Haupert  Email: gnormand@pt.lu  Luxembourg, Europe
Friday, November 8, 2002 at 12:34:46


Wonderful website!! Informative and moving! Thanks! Keep up the great work!!
Teresa Jacobson  Email: foundmyzen@yahoo.com  MN (USA)
Friday, November 8, 2002 at 11:27:57


i just wanted to say that last night i heard Mr. Rocco had passed away last week, he helped my father who was a Bataan Death March survivor get hhis full benefits when Mr Rocco was head of the Veterans Service Commission here in New Mexico and he helped as a Gulf War Veteran 2 years ago when i attended his seminar in  Albuquerque.  A great man, a great soldier, and a deeply missed friend.  My prayers and thoughts are with his family and friends.
paul r armijo  Email: parmijo@dps.state.nm.us  Santa Fe, NM (USA)
Thursday, November 7, 2002 at 10:10:43


This is a very informative site.  I thoroughly enjoyed it.  As a teacher, this is a worthwhile site to introduce to my students.  Keep up the good work.
Carolyn D. Mackey  Email: mackey50@hargray.com  Hilton Head Island, SC (USA)
Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 21:33:41


Comments: Such an outstanding, informative site. I've just begun to turn the corners. And anxiously awaiting to see what may be next in store for me. I was 24 years USAF, Vietnam vet. Logged 98 missions as combat photo/news journalist out of Phu Cat. Thanks so very much for what you're doing!
Larry Slaymaker  Email: larrys1313@msn.com  Monument, CO (USA)
Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 17:38:13


Wanted to express my condolences to the Rocco Family.  Louis was a true hero and will be missed by those who knew him. 
Also wanted to let you know this is one of the best sites on the net.  I am always very impressed with the information you share with us who visit periodically. Before I volunteer at The Moving Wall, I always check my information with your web site.  Thank you for continuing to share with us who want to continue learning. 
Sharon Denitto  Email: ITSharon@aol.com  Sarasota, FL  (USA)
Wednesday, November 6, 2002 at 11:03:39


I checked into your site after researching information on the Women's Army Corps.  I was intrigued by the title of the WAC Service Medal.  Can I possibly get more information on this?  Thank you for your wonderful site that reminds me of why it is so great to be a retired service member.
Roberta G. Lepper  Email: founder1@exploremaine.com  Farmington, Maine (USA)
Monday, November 4, 2002 at 22:13:46


I love this page because i had to do a report for school.
Stephanie  Email: Nsyncgirl01@aol.com  Townsend, DE (USA)
Monday, November 4, 2002 at 09:43:56


What a price to pay for a moment of silence,and a flag on your grave, but with out these brave men this free country would not  exist
Thomas E Scanlan sr  Email: stscanlansr@aol.com  Tamarac, FL (USA)
Sunday, November 3, 2002 at 19:30:49


This is my first visit to your web site. I enjoyed the visit and will be back often. Thanks for the welcome.
Ken  Email: GRNMTNRANCH@ aol.com  Livermore, CO (USA
Sunday, November 3, 2002 at 13:15:29


Dear Friends,
I am so moved by this website!   My husband and I met and got to know Cpl. Rudulfo Hernandez, one of the great heroes.  He was a born again Christan, like Col. Sitter. It is listed here.
Also, my husband met Col. Carl Leonard Sitter--and what a fine, outstanding Christian and war hero he was, too!  He died in 2000.
THANKS for this website.  God called my husband home in 1998.  He was a Korean War Vet, too, & would have wept to read this website.  Thanks and God bless, from Widow of Philip Dornon Egert
Ruth Mercer Egert   Email: Lrmegert@aol.com Chesapeake, VA (USA)
Saturday, November 2, 2002 at 20:03:47


I AM A 21YR VETERAN OF THE US MARINES, VN VET.  THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE SUPPORTED US IN KEEPING THIS NATION FREE. AND TO THOSE BEHIND THE LINES TO ENSURE WE ON THE FRONT LINES HAVE THE REQUIRED BEER, BULLETS, AND BAND-AIDS TO TAKE CARE OF THE ENEMY. SEMPER-FI
GUNNY HALL EMAILl: GunnyHall270@msn.com  Watersmeet, MI (USA)
Saturday, November 2, 2002 at 19:09:13


This website is awesome!  I love it!  I am a freshman girl just trying to find information on veterans and my POW MIA  and i was told to come to this website by one of my friends and I love it!
Brianne Simon  ragmop_36@hotmail.com  Leon, KS (USA)
Friday, November 1, 2002 at 22:50:07


Thanks for such an informative website.  I am a teacher and was looking for information on loyalty and patriotism for my students.  I am also a 24-year Air Force veteran.  Keep up the outstanding work.
Christia L. Thornton Email: stella@ifriendly.com Nashville, TN (USA)
Wednesday, October 30, 2002 at 10:37:52


wonderful site that gives credit to TRUE heroes of the past wars. maybe 1 of these days, we won't need to have MOH reciepents because there will be no more wars. hats off to all of our heroes.
billy j. hall Email: bakdilocks@exceedtech.net Caldonia, MS (USA)
Tuesday, October 29, 2002 at 20:48:02


Several times HMX-1 or another -1 aircraft has come to our shop over the years. I work full time for the Missouri national guard, @ MOAVCRAD a depot facility for army guard aircraft. Thank you to the marines who always show-up with a great attitude and a willingness to share with us what they do. KUDOS.
SSG Yarber Email: yarbersng@juno.com 
Monday, October 21, 2002 at 22:13:56


What a wonderful site.  I can't tell you all the emotions it has brought up in me.  Thank you Doug and Pam!
Mekalena  Email: CestaINC@aol.com Homepage: www.cesta.net  Los Angeles, CA (USA)
Thursday, October 17, 2002 at 20:57:35


My Brother Victor Sippin, served on PT. Boat 555 of Ron.29 in WW 2. After a meeting with the Free French (F.F.I.) in Port DuBouc, Southern France, the boat struck a mine leaving the harbor on Aug.24, 1944. He and 4 other men were lost. I am proud of my brother, who gave up his life for our great country. I consider it a privilege to put his name in this wonderful guest book. 
Bernard Sippin Email: bernie@sippin.com Monroe, CT (USA)
Monday, October 14, 2002 at 13:00:22


IT IS A GREAT  SITE AND MOST INSPIRING TO SEE A SITE DEVOTED TO HEROS 
 FROM AN EX AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER
ALF  DI-TULLIO  Email: fridge44@hotmail.com  Perth, W.A. (Australia)
Sunday, October 13, 2002 at 08:29:19


I worked at the Medal of Honor Convention in 2000 in Pueblo. At the time I was an enlisted CAP cadet now I am an officer and I never forget the fun and enjoyment I had at the convention.  It was a life changing experience to meet and listen to all of the MoH recipients.  As much as I enjoyed this occasion I hope that in the future these no longer occur.  I hope that our differences can be settled in the halls of congress rather than on the battlefields.  I hope that no more men and women have to see what these men have been though.
Chris H.  Email: vetteman7982@hotmail.com  Pueblo, CO  (USA)
Saturday, October 12, 2002 at 23:13:12


My father was killed 6-10-45 on Okinawa, I was one yr. old.  Its wonderful to see so many people that have not forgotten. He was only 23, so young to die.
Raymond l. wells jr.  Email: raypat64@aol.com  Lakeside, CA  (USA)
Saturday, October 12, 2002 at 22:48:29


I am the son of a member of the 442nd regimental combat team, I company, 3rd Battalion, who regretfully passed away in 1991, he will surely be missed. I have read the history of the 100/442nd and have been profoundly moved by the acts of heroism, by my father, and the men like him, who served their country with honor. Your website does them a great honor in remembrances of their service and sacrifice to our great country. Please keep the flame of remembrance burning brightly for these great men! Respectfully, Richard A. Miyako
Richard A. Miyako  Email: Rick7117@AOL.Com  Portland, OR (USA)
Friday, October 11, 2002 at 18:39:11


I would like to thank the people who maintain this website for honoring my late husband Joe R. Hooper, Medal of Honor recipient, who served his country in Vietnam with the Delta Raiders.  He was so proud of his country and would be delighted to be included in a patriotic website such as this.  God Bless You, and God Bless America!  Mrs. Joe R. Hooper
Faye Hooper  Decatur, AL  (USA)
Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 20:38:36


As one of the Kilbourne/Kilburn family historians I feel humbled every time I visit a site on the Medal Of Honor. Especially since I found that Gideon Welles (Secretary of the Navy for Pres. Lincoln) was himself a Kilburn descendant. Then to find that General Charles E. Kilbourne (jr.) and Webb Cook Hayes came from the same mold.
I have also had the privilege of knowing a fine Christian gentleman by the name of Woody Williams. I thank GOD every day for giving us these heroes.
Rev. Jim Kilburn
James H. Kilburn  Email: wtc00585@mail.wvnet.edu  Kanawha Falls, WV (USA)
Thursday, October 10, 2002 at 07:03:11


This site is awesome!!!!  Hope some of my viewers drop by.
FreightJail.com - POWER TOOLS for the Transportation Industry!
Mike  Email: admin@freightjail.com  Homepage: http://www.freightjail.com
Mission, KS (USA)  Wednesday, October 9, 2002 at 17:21:32


I am trying to locate a Jim Townsend who attend the Talladega Races Oct. 5th. My husband and I found a silver cigarette lighter with his name and apparently the years he served in Vietnam. My husband was in Vietnam, so he knows that this is of great meaning to the owner. He is desperately trying to get this back to the owner. We are leaving messages everywhere. We know this is a long shot, but we want to return it.  Thank you,
Bob Morris  Email: rocky@bham.rr.com  Hueytown, AL (USA)
Wednesday, October 9, 2002 at 15:15:44


Congratulations on such a patriotic and historical endeavor.  I have had the pleasure over the years to actually be introduced to the following MOH holders, Greg Boyington, Mitch Paige, Richard Sorenson, Jimmie Howard, Rudy Hernadez and Walt Ehlers.  As a young Marine SSgt assigned to the Marine Corps Public Affairs Office in LA, 7/75-7/78 it was my honor to meet the above heros in the performance of my job as the office admin chief.  Keep up the great work and may your dream of a real brick and mortar museum be realized!  Rhys B. Blair, USMC 6/71-4/79
Rhys B. Blair  Email: rb9127@sbc.com  Clinton Township, MI (USA)
Tuesday, October 8, 2002 at 09:30:06


I served with the 1st Marine Div. Support Co. during the Korean War I was in Wason, hagaru ri etc.
James V. Ruiz  Email: JamyJul@aol.com  Carrollton, TX (USA)
Monday, October 7, 2002 at 12:55:33


Really fine page. May God richly bless you and yours!
Bill Haupt  Email: sunshine101abn@bellsouth.net  Jacksonville Beach, FL (USA)
Saturday, October 5, 2002 at 11:35:54


WHERE WOULD OUR COUNTRY BE WITHOUT THESE GREAT AMERICAN MEN AND WOMEN. GOD BLESS THE USA AND ALL THESE HEROES WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR COUNTRY.
PAT PHILLIPS  Email: buford@abcs.com  Marshall, IL (USA)
Saturday, October 5, 2002 at 00:54:50


What an inspirational and motivational web site.  I was looking for information on Courage and Honor when I came upon your listing.  I have shared it with my fellow deputies at our Regional Training Center for Law Enforcement.  Please keep up the good work and GOD BLESS AMERICA and you.     
Marc Thompson   Email: mthompson@co.alameda.ca.us  Dublin, CA (USA)
Friday, October 4, 2002 at 13:10:39


I am looking for Johnny R. Johnson, WWII Silver Star Medal award winner.....can you locate for me?????
Carl Forbes  Email: Sylviaman@aol.com  Valencia, CA (USA)
Friday, October 4, 2002 at 00:24:45


I think this website is great.  Thanks for haveing it posted
Jessie  Email: www.Buggy1613@aol.com Redondo Beach, CA  (USA)
Thursday, October 3, 2002 at 19:54:15


This I such a great website
               thanks
Ashleigh Powers  Email: QueenTweety69@yahoo.com Monmouth, OR (USA)
Thursday, October 3, 2002 at 16:23:57


Excellent site makes you get teary eyed I got intrested in moh while I was in Macon Ga and found one MOH in an all black cematery they would't let him be barried downtown his name was Rodney Davis this is a very good site.  
Michael R Healy US Army 64-68 Email: mrhealy1@yahoo.com  Roseburg, OR  (USA)
Thursday, October 3, 2002 at 03:38:23


The battle at the Chosin has not been forgotten by me.  I was   with the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade up through the landing on the Island of Wolmi-Do where we were deactivated and became part of the First Division.  I was with them up to the Chosin and then back down to Hagaru were I was evacuated to the hospital ship the Constellation.  It sure has been a long time and I still see their faces over there.    Thank you for letting me share your web site.   Cpl Ernest J. Miller Jr. USMC
Ernest J. Miller Jr. Email: millerjr@bellsouth.net Vero Beach, FL (USA)
Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 23:42:45


A special thanks to all that served our country. Thank you the freedom that all has given us in this great nation under God. As an ex-Marine and Vietnam Vet I know the trials that you were put through.
God Bless America and let the Stars and Stripes fly in freedom always.
Dick Cooper  Email: nscale@kc.rr.com Homepage: http://home.kc.rr.com/pdcooper
Gladstone, MO (USA)
Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 21:42:42


Hello, it's Wednesday and I come back from Berlin. I find your Site bookmarked in a Internet Cafe. I have closed more time explained around me with the contents of your home page from each other now. Unfortunately, there are little good sites. Your site is very good. I will recommend and come back. V.B. Volker in Berlin   Homepage: http://home24.org/member/ansichten_von_berlin/  Germany
Wednesday, October 2, 2002 at 10:22:58


I was honored to meet and introduce Sammy Davis to one-hundred of my students last week.  God Bless all our heros.   Sammy you are a super guy.   Hooaah!!!
Kyle Koelling Email: kkoelling@hotmail.com  Lawrenceburg, IN (USA)
Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at 21:32:22


Thank for having a unique source for America to remember that freedom is not free...
Jose  Briseno Email: jbriseno@msn.com  Vacaville, CA  (USA)
Tuesday, October 1, 2002 at 20:48:37


Looking for a man I was with in the Army 1951 to 1953 his name is William T. Orr. He was from Califorinia. 40th infinity division.
Just found this site and hope to here from you.
Thomas L. Whitman  Email: twdwhitman@lexcominc. com Lexington, NC (USA)
Monday, September 30, 2002 at 20:47:16


THANKS FOR RECONIZING SGT. CLIFFORD SIMS HE WAS A DEAR FRIEND OF MY DURING HIGH SCHOOL IN PORT ST JOE FLA THERE IS A MEMORIAL BEING BUILT IN PANAMA CITY FLA MY ONLY WISH THAT IT WOULD BE BUILT IN PORT ST JOE BECAUSE HE DID NOT LIVE IN PANAMA CITY IT WOULD MAKE OUR SMALL COMMUNITY VERY PROUD IF YOU CHANGED LOCATIONS THANK YOU ELNORA BARNES
ELNORA BARNES  Email: SISTARGIRL41@AOL.COM NYC, NY (USA)
Friday, September 27, 2002 at 11:29:43


Thanks for the truly great website.  I would like to thank all the medal of honor recipients on behalf of myself and my two girls.  I along with my girls are the ones who have benefited by the bravery of these men.  Thanks
 
Brent   Email: breden@thehugheslawfirm.com  San Diego, CA (USA)
Thursday, September 26, 2002 at 20:51:11


wonderful web site keep up the good info.
Jack Stecker   chiefboats77@.com Wilmington, CA (USA)
Thursday, September 26, 2002 at 14:41:57


I was just graced by being inducted into the Chapel of 4 Chaplains legion of honor.  I found this web site to be quite moving.  The picture in the beginning is it available as a poster?  I would love to purchase one.
Donna  Email: widowlet@aol.com   Neptune, NJ (USA)
Wednesday, September 25, 2002 at 09:38:04


Tom & Carol Pritchard    Email: tocapritch@aol.com
 Sun City West, AZ (USA)  Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at 15:20:21


Thank God for our heroes!
Sandra H.  Email: sandra_loves_ian@yahho.com St. George, Utah (USA)
Tuesday, September 24, 2002 at 10:21:03


Keep up the good work!
Nesa Kleinheksel  Email: nesa@nesasells.com  Homepage: http://www.nesasells.com
Atlanta, GA (USA)  
Monday, September 23, 2002 at 12:28:57


I think your web site is wonderful. I am looking for any and all information I can get on one of your Heroes: Ronald Leroy Coker. PFC. Killed in Quang Tri on Monday March 24,1969. Ron and I were friends in High School and our city where Ron is buried is putting together a building of our towns militay men and we need more information on Ron. Would like to hear from those who were with Ron. Thank you. email me at greenly@premaonline.com
Karen( Ball), Greenly  Email: greenly@premaonline.com  Alliance, NE (USA)
Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 20:39:51


i check this site frequntly and i am surprised more people use it i love reading the comments people make here. also i am looking for marines who were in the corps from 1954to 1957 at mcrd san diego
joe lozano  Email: jl_pinoy@msn.com  Mission Hills, CA  (USA)
Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 18:01:40


Dear Doug & Pam,
    Your website is one of the most Humane events I have witnessed in my lifetime. I was made aware of your magnificent efforts today for the first time by reading a comprehensive article about the site in todays (9-22-2002)Arizona Republic.
This makes me feel a lot closer to all members of the Military, past as well as present. Keep up the good work.
John K Snyder  Email: JOHSNY50@AOL.COM  Scottsdale, AZ (USA)
Sunday, September 22, 2002 at 15:54:20


I am proud just to be able to Thank You for your deeds.
Name: Ted McKIm Email: Tednite@kc.rr.com  Kansas City, MO (USA)
Friday, September 20, 2002 at 00:00:11


My name is Amy J. D'Agnese. I am the Great neice of Cpl. Joseph Vittori MOH recipient (circa 1951) and would just like to say thank you to the creators of this website for keeping the memories of these great Americans alive for ours and future generations. Joey was and still is a beacon of honor for our family and we all hold ourselves to the standards of strength and fortitude which he posessed.
God Bless
Amy J. D'Agnese   Email: ajb6172@cs.com  Flat Rock, MI (USA)
Thursday, September 19, 2002 at 15:58:32


Comments: this is a very educational site and i really enjoy it and I think others should visit this website!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Marquita  Hall   Hazlehurst, MS (USA)
Thursday, September 19, 2002 at 20:16:32


My brother served in Vietnam. And so did my very good friend. To all who served and those that lost their lives. I give you my respect and honor everyone of you for all that you gave for our freedom. My prayers are with each one of you. I was surfing the net when I found this site. Thank you again.
 Sharon Mahler    Email: leebaker42@yahoo.com  Culver City, Indiana (USA)
Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at 21:22:19


UnCommon Valor.The moment when time stops. These are the few. The Whisper in the Winds of Time. Freedom and Liberty. Davey Lee, Air/Rescue Fire Fighter,Ret. USAF,USN.
Davey Lee   Email: badfirefighter43@yahoo.com   Homepage: http://www.badfirefighter43.com
Aurora, CO (USA)  Thursday, September 19, 2002 at 00:40:02


Thank You for sharing the history the stories and the heritage that is AMERICA.  You have a wonderful Web-Sight.  Keep up the great work on this sight.  AMERICA'S VET'S ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.
POW-MIA NEVER HAVE A NICE DAY.
YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN.
Thank You to all vetrans of all war's all conflicts, all police actions, and all other actions that you have taken part in to defend all ENEMIES Forigen and Domestic.
SSG David S. Kemp Email: David.Kemp@ok.ngb.army.mil Duncan, OK (USA)
Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at 02:17:56


Outstanding site. Keep up the good work.
Charles Collier  Email: sandigloo2000@yahoo.com  Las Vegas, NV (USA)
Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at 00:11:51


I am a loyal fan of home of heros because i want people to know what a great country we live in GOD bless AMERICA and our veterans
 joe lozano  Email: jl_pinoy@msn.com   mission hills, CA (USA)
Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 21:36:53


Great web pages--enjoyed visiting each page!!!!!  :)
 
John Cassidy  Email: jcassidy@alaska.net  Homepage: http://www.alaska.net/~jcassidy/
Anchorage, AK (USA)  Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 13:01:51


YO MY BRAVE BROTHERS OF THE FIFTH  U.S.CAVALRY YOU HAVE A OUTSTANDING WEB SITE AND I HAVE ENJOYED BROWSING THRU IT I WILL VISIT AGAIN IT MAKES ME EXTREMLY PROUD TO BE A CAVALRYMAN AS I BROWSE THRU THE WEBSITES OF THE CAV UNITS THAT SERVED IN VIET NAM IN ANY OTHER WAR IT PROVES THAT CAVALRY IS AWESOME I SERVED WITH CAVALRY AND RECON PLATOONS FOR TWENTY YEARS AND I PRESENT SABER TO ALL OF YOU MRANT S JACKSON MR BUFFALO SOLDIER READY AND FORWAD
GRANT S JACKSON  Email: BRAVOONEONE   NORTH CHICAGO, IL (USA)
Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 00:18:09


  I am a combat airwar veteran of WWII.  All I have to say is that thousands of WWII veterans are having their stories stolen or lost before they die.  It is time for the Home of Heroes and other sourced to help preserve these stories as told by the men who lived them before some upstart author comes along and uses them to write a book to make money.  
         The veterans ought to be heard and time is running out.
Therefore I propose that the Home of Heroes start a project to get sons and daughters of WWII veterans to submit the stories before it is too late.  One way is by a recording they can make of their parents or grandparent.   What a great tribute that would be to the veterans to have their words recorded forever.
Forrest S. Clark  Country: (USA)
Monday, September 16, 2002 at 22:56:41


IT IS A WONDERFUL WAY TO EXPRESS THE APPRECIATION DESERVED TO OUR NATIONAL WAR HEROES AND ALL VETERANS OF ALL BRANCHES OF THE MILITARY SERVICES.
GENE P. DURIEUX, MAJOR, USAF RETIRED Email: piparrow@aol.com
GRAND FORKS, ND (USA)  Sunday, September 15, 2002 at 08:23:52


Hello, I was asked to pray for a friends grandson tonight in San Diego, in the service, he could say why he felt the need for urgent prayers, so it is lifted blindly up to God for the light of Jesus to shone on the situation, and we all agree in faith and unity in Jesus name, Amen  I was also asked to pray for courage for someone else I know, and I felt like looking courage up on the search engine, and here I am~~~My father is a disabled Vet from the Vietnam era, I am also very set on working to get Americas voice back to one language, English,so we can be a country united in one voice, without the gap that can mislead in the translation. Please let me know if anyone can add any data or help with this stand, and God Bless You for doing this site on Courage and the quote from mark Twain...Believe in Yourself as a Person under God and you have won it all, even before it is begun.
leanne      Email: giamldh@aol.com Homepage: http://Godspeople.InJesus.com  West, Ca (USA)
Saturday, September 14, 2002 at 22:09:51


It is a sad day when Mr. Finn and Mr. Foss treated by our own people the way they were treated.  It's a shame.  We must return to teaching, in our schools and other means of communication, the real meaning of American History. 
Merton Peterson  Email: mrp@utma.com  Bottineau, ND (USA)
Friday, September 13, 2002 at 11:24:37


Doug (and Pam).  I finally got around to looking at your web site in depth and I have to say I am impressed.  The site represents not only the amount of work you put into it, but also your passion as well.  You should be proud of the work you have done and continue to do.  Keep up the great work.  I'm writing this from my office located at USCINCPAC headquarters, home of the Pacific Command (PACOM).
Dale Beebe  Email: dalebeebe@aol.com  Kapolei, HI (USA)
Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 19:42:24


This an outstanding website.  It is truly motivating to see that there is still a hero's welcome for a generation that preceded me, but would like to follow!
Sgt Davis, Erwin J.   Email: davisej@hmx-1.usmc.mil  Woodbridge, VA  (USA)
Thursday, September 12, 2002 at 14:44:16


Am about to meet 81 of America's heroes here in Shreveport/Bossier City LA at the 2002 MOH Convention.  What a thrill!  Am working closely supporting the committee and I am honored to do such.
Mike Kaplan (MSgt, USAF) Email: afmike1981@yahoo.com
Bossier City, LA (USA)


I was searching for a topic to discuss with my class. I couldn't come up with anything to keep their interest. My husband (former helicopter pilot US ARMY) suggested "heroes". I didn't want to do anything on 9-11 as it has been over done in the media and would not hold the attention of my class. I work in a court school for kids with alot of problems. I typed in Heros and found your web site. Now this is a topic my kids will relate with. I am proud to be an American, however there are some who call themselves Americans and still let these kinds of things happen to our elderly. To come together as a nation, we must protect all Americans, not just the ones that don't need a walker. I will visit your site again and keep up the good work.
Carrie Humhries Email: Shetaz_pace@yahoo.com   Susanville,  Ca (USA)


i  would  like  to  see  more  pictures  like  american  hero  colges
amanda  dennis  Email: shadddesoflove1@aol.com   newnon, GA  (USA)


Comments: I recently spent a few minutes with David Dolby(M.O.H.) along with other Brothers. Special time ,tight circle of togetherness.
I had alot to say when I started to type ,was just a good time.
Vietnam Vets M/C     N/A " C "  Penna.
Email: pwolf@tricountyi.net  Duncannon, Pa.  (USA)


SSgt Alan D. Williams  Email: williamsad@iiimef.usmc.mil
City: Camp Hansen * Okinawa,  Japan


Gruesse aus Wisconsin, USA. im Jahre 1944-45 war ich gerade 6 jahre jung. in dieser zeit hatte ich ein Erlebniss, welches ich nie vergessen werde. Wir, das heisst meine Mutter, Bruder, Schwester und ich wurden von der Deutschen Wehrmacht evakuiert. wir waren im raum Hannover auf einem Bauernhof. (Farm) Als die alliierten Verbaende tiefer in Deutschland ein marschierten, hatten sich Deutsche Einheiten zurueck gezogen. es war spaet abends, wenn ploetzlich zwei Deutsche Panzer in die Schauene (Barn) einfuhren. Am naechsten morgen hoerten wir ploetzlich die Fliegeralarm Sirenen. Mamma, mein Bruder und Schwester versuchten einen nahen Tunnel zu erreichen. da ich in der Schauene war, hat ein Deutscher Panzer Soldat seinen Stahlhelm auf meinem Kopf gesetzt. dann bin ich los um den Wassertunnel zu erreichen. (circa 50 Meter). Halbwegs dorthin kam der erste "Stuka" (sturz kampf Flugzeug) vom Himmel runter und schiesst mit seine Bordkanonen richtung Bauernhof. Ich war wie versteinert, mitten im Hof, den Helm mit beide Haende umfasst. ploetzlich hoerte das schiessen auf und der Flieger zog steil hoch. der Pilot wollte kein kleines Kind toeten, er konnte sehen das ich ein kleiner Junge war. Jahre spaeter hatte ich erfahren das es eine "P51-Mustang war. Dieser Pilot war ein richtiger """Hero""". Unbekannter weise und in Gedanken moechte ich diesen Piloten umarmen und danken fuer seine Reaction, er hatte wohl auch kinder. Lebe seit 26 Jahre in den USA, bin Officer in der CAP Wisconsin Wing und lerne den CAP - Cadetten unteranderm auch :Freundlichkeit, Respekt und "Reaktion". Die schnelle "Reaktion" meines Hero Piloten hat mir mein Leben gerettet.
                   Mit freundlicher hochachtung  heinz.
Karl Heinz Winterscheidt Email: kade@cheqnet.net  Iron River, WI (USA)
Sunday, September 8, 2002 at 20:07:41


Comments: I am very impressed and touched by the wonderful tribute you have made to the heros of this country.  I will share this site with my Gifted and Talented students.  We are very interested in that great era in our history. Again thanks for your efforts.
T. L. M. Bazor (USA) Sunday, September 8, 2002 at 17:59:34


Comments: I was looking for info on William H. Pitsenbarger and I found your site. Splendid work. I appreciate it very much.
Tim Sweeney Email: tsweeney@austin.rr.com Homepage: www.timsweeneyrealtor.com
City: Austin,  Texas (USA)  Saturday, September 7, 2002 at 11:21:47


Great Home Page. I was searching for the history of the Pledge of Allegiance and found your page. I am retired Air Force myself for about 2 years. Thanks for the great information!
Lee Steveson * leesteveson@yahoo.com * Rolla, MO (USA)
Friday, September 6, 2002 at 21:17:56


A very valuable site where the truth about US history can be found. Brits are fed a steady diet of revisionism and no civics at all; we are 'subjects' not people - and as such, don't need niceties like a Constitution or Bill of Rights. If only people here would wake up and follow the example set for us by both the US and France . . . instead of wasting so much on maintaining the wax museum called a monarchy we might not have a percentage of people who live in appalling poverty (but without the sun - heat OR eat!) and are kept that way by the determination of those who legislate to ensure the poor stay poor - completely without access to justice, proper medical care or housing. Here's to the hope that study of your site may help bring about changes that would allow those with the will to pull themselves up to do so instead of being prevented, by the system itself, from breaking out of the poverty trap. Your site demonstrates that true liberty is not achieved at the cost of patriotism or any other virtue, but that patriotism flourishes better under liberty and equality of opportunity.
Sr. Marian * Homepage: http://www.computerzubehoer.billig-kaufen-online.de
Friday, September 6, 2002 at 17:10:50


Its awesome.
Jared Christian * Carnesville, GA, (USA)
Friday, September 6, 2002 at 10:28:13


This is a great tribute to our real American Heroes. If we could just get every american to understand the great sacrifice these men have made for there country and freedom. This site is number one in my book.
Jack L. Black  *  Email: jblack@bbtel.com   FORT KNOX, Ky. (USA)
Thursday, September 5, 2002 at 16:46:34


Great website. Thanks for showcasing these truly great heroes. I am an AIR FORCE CROSS medal recipient as well as a grand-nephew of Comdr. Bruce McCandless, USN(Ret).MOH recipient in 1942.
Charles McCanless;MAJ,USAFR <aircommandoO4@msn.com>
Gastonia, NC USA - Thursday, September 05, 2002 at 12:50:44 (EDT)
Great God Bless the warriors!
Don Gallaway <Don.Gallaway@motorola.com>
Freedom, NY USA - Thursday, September 05, 2002 at 05:44:11 (EDT)
I AM LOOKING FOR ANY SITES WHERE I CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION ON MY GRANDFATHER. HIS PAPERS SAY HE WAS IN THE 26th INFANTRY, 1st DIVISION, COMPANY B. HE WAS STATIONED IN NORMANDY, RHINELAND, ARDENES.i KEEP RUNNING INTO SITES THAT LEAD NO WHERE! ANY HELP WOULD BE WONDERFUL.
Shelby Lynn <lynnlynn@citlink.net>
Webster Springs, Wv USA - Tuesday, September 03, 2002 at 18:58:47 (EDT)
JUST ONE COMMENT. GREAT WEB PAGE.
DAVID A. "FRENCHEY" VERHEYN <HIGHSPIRITS@MCHSI.COM>
GULF BREEZE, FL. USA - Tuesday, September 03, 2002 at 08:46:43 (EDT)
Came across your web sight when i was trying to find information on my dad. This is a GREAT site keep up the good work. If anyone has any info on a Weldon Eugene Burgess army buddies called him Gene. He was I believe a corporal in the army in Germany 1955-56 till 1957. He was training German soldiers. He may have even spent some time in Korea but Im not sure on that. I have never met my father I was 7months old when he left Germany. Now I live in the USA. I am now 45yrs and would really like to find him. Any info send to muessel@msn.com THANKS SO MUCH!
Juddy Ann Muessel <muessel@msn.com>
Norfolk, Ne USA - Monday, September 02, 2002 at 00:06:04 (EDT)
nice site--done very well. If anyone knows where I can find any helpful information on the pledge of allegiance please let me know
melina burnett <blonde_chic_2017us2002@yahoo.com>
west liberty, ky USA - Saturday, August 31, 2002 at 16:39:34 (EDT)
I am trying to find info on Arthur C Rogowiski LIC US Navy he was in the battan death march and a POW in ww2 please send me any you have on him
Buddy Powers <buddyinspokane@webtv.net>
Spokane, Wa USA - Thursday, August 29, 2002 at 19:11:55 (EDT)
My father was in the Navy. He was in Company 41-79, Naval Training Station at San Diego, CA. August 1, 1941. His name was Damien Peter Falcon, Jr. - Any information about his service in the Navy would be very helpful.
Anita Falcon Olson <blahtimes3@aol.com>
Pasadena, TX USA - Thursday, August 29, 2002 at 14:26:06 (EDT)
very thankful for these stories. I would never had known.
lollie stopa
rockaway, nj USA - Wednesday, August 28, 2002 at 15:46:32 (EDT)
What a wonderful site, I am a Girl Scout Leader and I came across your site while gathering information about the American Flag. My Husband is a recalled Navy reservist for Our Homeland Security and site like this one is an example of why he is proud to serve his country.
Amanda
San Diego, CA USA - Monday, August 26, 2002 at 17:21:29 (EDT)
I was looking up the words to The Pledge of Allegiance to send to by family and friend so they could say it on 9/11 in case some had forgotten the exact wording, came across this page and I'm thrilled and moved. I sent it out to special people I know will also enjoy it. Keep up the good work of keepin us on our teos and letting us know what our USA is all about! Thank you, Nel
Nellie Reyes <jr_nellie@hotmail.com>
Bayamon, PR USA - Monday, August 26, 2002 at 07:05:58 (EDT)
my regards to my fellow veterans in IDAHO and MONTANA also the rest of the world GOD BLESS AMERICA
joe lozano
mission hills , ca USA - Sunday, August 25, 2002 at 14:42:56 (EDT)
Great website! As a vetern myself, I thank you for your recognition of other veterans.
Tom Furr
Great Falls, MT USA - Sunday, August 25, 2002 at 05:22:09 (EDT)
godbless all, i retired from the army in 1988, please keep this site going in honor
david c carson <dcarson001@msn.com>
sikeston, mo USA - Sunday, August 25, 2002 at 00:19:54 (EDT)
We honor them with our thoughts everyday, but on Memorial Day every year we meet at the Viet Nam Vet monument on the Animas river in Durango Colorado to honor our fallen Viet Nam Vet Combat brothers, we are not part of any organized national group, just our common bond of combat... we will never forget and just as in combat we still watch each others back, and just as in combat we often seem to be the only ones who really care...Gene Richardson former 1LT, 2/60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division 67-68
Gene Richardson <authorshannon@aol.com>
Durango, CO USA - Friday, August 23, 2002 at 21:57:20 (EDT)
.......I just left the citation site for MOH recipent Cpt.Riley L. Pitts(Oklahoma).I served as his RTO with Charlie Co. 2/27th Wolfhounds of the 25th Infantry Division, Cu Chi VIETNAM.I still grieve this warriors'death October 31,1967.I will carry his memory deep within my soul ,forever.Any fallen Wolfhound was a great loss to us.We were as strong as a family could be.I'm so proud to be an American and to have fought with this great fighting unit.This War will be debated for centuries to come, as to the lessons learned but,it can never replace the lives lost,the MIA's never accounted for, the families of loved ones shattered,and the Scar that was etched out across America.The price that was paid,is on the "WALL". "American's" , this Veterans Day, November 11 2002 marks the 20th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington,DC. Please show your respect,and support, to these fallen American Men and Women, who paid the ultimate sacrifice for this great country, by being there.
Roger B. Cates <RogerSAVI96@aol.com>
Greensboro, NC USA - Friday, August 23, 2002 at 01:23:01 (EDT)
We thought we had lost one of our future fishing clients address and I went to one site and typed in Cafferata and it brought up Hector Cafferata. Well that has to be him. Sure enough and it took me to his military background of being one of the recipients of "The Congressional Medal Of Honor". So he called and I asked if that was him. He was taken by surprise and asked how did I know? I told him and so when he arrived I must say it was an honor to meet him.
Valerie Jones <valemail@gci.net>
Alaska USA - Friday, August 23, 2002 at 01:04:31 (EDT)
thank you to my great grandfather Austin Denham for making us so proud of him. such courage.
sylvia
abbotsford, canada - Thursday, August 22, 2002 at 21:10:50 (EDT)
I salute and thank each and every brave man that has ever fought or given his life for this great country of ours, it may not be perfect but show me one any better. Thanks for allowing me and mine to grow up free and proud with the RIGHT to say GOD BLESS AMERICA! A special thanks to a special friend of mine Thank You for your courage Jack Lucas! God Blees you and Ruby. Michael Acey
Duke Acey <dukeacey@aol.com>
Pelahatchie, MS USA - Thursday, August 22, 2002 at 20:02:46 (EDT)
Great site I am from Trinidad CO.
Jay Spillman USAF Retired <jayandshirley@webtv.net>
EVERETT, WA USA - Thursday, August 22, 2002 at 00:07:29 (EDT)
I am proud to be from the same town as DAVID GONZALES MOH PACOIMA. They just dedicated the recruiting office in SAN FERNANDO in his honor LONG LIVE THE GREATEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD
JOE LOZANO <jl_pinoy @msn.com>
mission hills, ca USA - Wednesday, August 21, 2002 at 15:58:45 (EDT)
This is a fantastic site. I stumbled upon it looking for photos of Cleto Rodriquez, MOH in WWII. I was captivated by the photos and stories. Very well done. I'll be back at this site in the future.
Bob Jensen <grayfox60@aol.com>
Universal City, TX USA - Wednesday, August 21, 2002 at 13:56:29 (EDT)
I would like a copy of all the Hispanic MOH recipients. During National Hispanic Month (Sep 15 - Oct 15), I will honor these men. I would also like a photo, and any other information you can assist me with. Thank you in advance SFC(RET) Elizabeth Marcano USA,
Elizabeth Marcano <Elizabeth.Marcano@na.amedd.army.mil>
Ft. Bragg, NC USA - Wednesday, August 21, 2002 at 13:39:20 (EDT)
I can't thank those who fought and died for our freedom enough. May God Bless them.
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USA - Wednesday, August 21, 2002 at 02:17:27 (EDT)
looking for robert o smith we were in plt 368 in 1954 under sgt weaver and sgt martinez usmc
joe lozano
mission hills , ca USA - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 22:58:04 (EDT)
I sincerely thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Cheryl Allegri <calgal987@earthlink.net>
Sonora, CA USA - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 22:05:54 (EDT)
write me here is my address i do not want to take space on the guest book
joe lozano <jl_pinoy@msn.com>
mission hills, ca USA - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 15:52:37 (EDT)
I wanted to find a place that says respect for our flag is the way and not the alternative. I found it and used it. Thank you. God bless all.
Mary Haller
Fort Sill, USA - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 15:18:05 (EDT)
THANKS TO ALL WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR ME -MY FAMILY AND OUR COUNTYRY.
JAMES L. CLASGENS <JIMCLAS@MSN.COM>
WESTLAND, MI USA - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 07:14:30 (EDT)
I didn't find any information on the soldiers of the 9th & 10th Cavalry, who were Medal of Honor recipients. It is probably an oversight on my part. As I stated before, your website has a wealth of information, so I may not have been looking in the right area. Please let me know where these soldiers, who have contributed greatly to America's history and development, are acknowledged on your website. "America--Together We Stand---Divided We Fall"
Freddie Flowers, Vice President European Chapter of the 9th & 10th Horse Cavalry <eurobuffalosoldier@yahoo.com>
USA - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 06:19:14 (EDT)
Great website with a wealth of information.
Freddie Flowers, Vice President European Chapter of the Buffalo Soliders <eurobuffalosoldier@yahoo.com>
APO, AE Germany - Monday, August 19, 2002 at 06:00:53 (EDT)
in respone to the student. we are not perfect but those of us that are true patriots find it hard to explain what patriotisom is its in the heart. and i guess you just have to beone to know what its all about GOD BLESS AMERICA and all its patriots
joe lozano
MISSION HILLS, ca USA - Sunday, August 18, 2002 at 19:43:50 (EDT)
Let There Be Peace On Earth And Let It Begin With Us
Paul A. Banet <pbanet@yahoo.com>
Charlestown, IN USA - Sunday, August 18, 2002 at 13:00:37 (EDT)

 daughters away from home during these trying times.
suzy plachta <suzy196@aol.com>
il USA - Sunday, August 18, 2002 at 09:48:19 (EDT)


Great site!! All around very interesting and engrossing as well. I spent a few hours here and hardly noticed the time pass by. You have a wonderful site here with a lot of good information and resources. Thanks
Jim <genderweb@YAHOO.COM>
NY, NY USA - Saturday, August 17, 2002 at 12:52:23 (EDT)
Really enjoyed this site. Just this morning we were at the VA Cemetery here in Marion and there are three of the Medal of Honor men buried here. Their stones are different than the rest of the men buried here. After our visit to the cemetery I looked up to see what they did to get the medal. One was in the Indian War, and two were the veterans of the Civil War, one Army and one Navy. I appreciate all that these men have done for us and our country, but also all those who had served their time in the various wars we have been in.
Howard Mundt <hmundt@indy.rr.com>
Marion, IN USA - Friday, August 16, 2002 at 15:08:48 (EDT)
This site is fantastic and should be passed on to every American to read and feel a debt is owed to all veterans and especially these heroes. Aloha & Mahalo..
EDWARD KAWAMURA <kfe@aloha.net>
Kapaa, HI USA - Friday, August 16, 2002 at 04:32:36 (EDT)
What a wonderful site. I can forsee of hours spent here. Thank You
Richard T. Cantrall <prtcan@msn.com>
Denver, Co USA - Friday, August 16, 2002 at 00:19:37 (EDT)
I wish I had found this web site sooner. Thank you for all your time and effort in making this one of the greatest web sites dedicated to our Military Heroes!!!
LCDR Richard H. Kerr, USN RET <usn4373@yahoo.com>
Boise, ID USA - Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 20:17:51 (EDT)
Aloha! Waiting at the airport, recognized your webpage. Great Site, Keep it up, I will bookmark it. Mahalo Lebensversicherung
Lebensversicherung <tk@blumenversand.tk>
Munich, Bavaria Germany - Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 18:00:03 (EDT)
On 9 11 we are going to recite the pledge of allegiance and we are not omitting the words UNDER GOD god bless America
JOE LOZANO
MISSION HILLS, CA USA - Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 14:38:54 (EDT)
I am a proud American.............one nation under GOD
Marilyn <perotma@oocl.com>
Modesto, CA USA - Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at 13:46:42 (EDT)
I would just like to think everyone ther at D2/54 i learnt alot while there at boot Camp. I would really like to think DS Powell, DS Lichenburger, and 1sgt Lash GO WAR DOGS
Steven Branham <steven_Branham@Hotmail.com>
Stanton , KY USA - Monday, August 12, 2002 at 17:02:30 (EDT)
you have done an outstanding job.
Char
CO USA - Monday, August 12, 2002 at 06:50:56 (EDT)
WONDERFUL! THANK YOU!
Terrill Schmidt <Basecoach22@aol.com>
Pueblo West, Co USA - Monday, August 12, 2002 at 06:37:16 (EDT)
hell of a job..you are truly a hero for doing this. just think of the history.......we will never forget their stories. thank you.
alex aragon <eagles5@mindspring.com>
pueblo, co USA - Monday, August 12, 2002 at 01:38:36 (EDT)
US Citizen living abroad. Really enjoy your site. Hope to spend more time reading and reading.
Jonathan Wright
Chile - Sunday, August 11, 2002 at 23:34:32 (EDT)
This is really an amazing website.
Andrew Dernovsek <DernovsekAP@mail.vmi.edu>
Pueblo, CO USA - Sunday, August 11, 2002 at 21:44:55 (EDT)
What a great site that pays tribute to these American Heroes! My father George Coffee fought in North Africa and Italy in WW2. I heard his stories many times and wished he wouldn't repeat them so often. He passed on in 1998 and now I only wish I could hear them again. He was awarded four bronze stars for his service.(He said he could have had a silver star but he didn't want to fill out the paper work,he only wanted to come home!)
Dean Coffee <deancoffee@hotmail.com>
Manzanola, Co USA - Sunday, August 11, 2002 at 12:10:18 (EDT)
just enjoying your website it is awsome i have comunicated with people from other parts of the world off of your site . keep up the great work semper fi
joe lozano
Mission Hills, ca USA - Sunday, August 11, 2002 at 01:36:18 (EDT)
My uncle is Captain Reginald Desiderio, a true American hero, that risked and gave his own life to protect his men and his country. He will always be remembered for his courage and leadership, truely a man among men. USA, love it or leave it.
Jason Desiderio <desiatcal@yahoo.com>
California, Pa USA - Saturday, August 10, 2002 at 15:59:12 (EDT)
i found this page while looking for info on the congressional medal of honor....... i read some of the stories and the guest book..... it's taken me days to try and find the words to write..... i spent eight years in the army and now i cannot continue due to a medical condition...... i miss my brothers, and sisters in arms.... aaaahhhhh if i could stop crying now. GOD BLESS. they all want what we have and when all of america realizes who gives it to them then maybe we willl once again be accepted
jj <jjkennedy30@hotmail.com>
plesantville, ia USA - Friday, August 09, 2002 at 23:58:11 (EDT)
Thank You All!!!!
Terry Brown <tgbrown@hotmail.com>
Natchitoches, LA USA - Friday, August 09, 2002 at 18:50:47 (EDT)
Thank You, the articles were great and I feel the shame of our Nation for not treating these gentlemen as the Hero and humans that they are. I was aboard the USS James C. Owens DD-776 during the Korean war and we took enemy fire at Sonjin Harbour killing Three and wounding nine. There were men aboard that wre awarded citations for their heroism and probubly many more who deserved recognition. I also served with MACV in '65 & '66 in the Mekong Delta I can't remember all of the casualties dead and wounded we took during that time. The only man that I remember is Navy LT. Ray Ellis. Again thank you for a wonderful job. Thomas J. Murphy GMC USN(Ret)
Thomas J. Murphy <thomasmurphy3@comcast.net>
Lancaster, Pa. USA - Thursday, August 08, 2002 at 11:30:01 (EDT)
Thanks for the great job and thanks to all our vets!!
Lew Miltenberger <lewism@cgmlegal.com>
Fort Worth, TX USA - Wednesday, August 07, 2002 at 19:25:28 (EDT)
Great job on constructing this site!
Darryl T. Shamblin <Darryl.Shamblin@barksdale.af.mil>
Bossier City, LA USA - Wednesday, August 07, 2002 at 14:31:50 (EDT)
I will look forward to searching your site. Thank you.
Lee DI Clemente <ldiclement@aol.com>
Placitas, NM USA - Wednesday, August 07, 2002 at 09:47:42 (EDT)
Magnificant collection and display. Thanks for using your talent so wisely.
Rush Yelverton <ryelverton@iquest.net>
Indianapolis, IN USA - Tuesday, August 06, 2002 at 23:44:54 (EDT)
Excellent site, the U.S.A. is an example to other countries on how to treat their heroes. Carry on Guido Brinkmeyer
Guido Brinkmeyer <brinky@fahrschulebrinkmeyer.de>
Viersen, NW Federal republic of Germany - Tuesday, August 06, 2002 at 15:36:17 (EDT)
Veterans of Foreign Wars Department Service Officer Department of Pacific Areas "May God Bless you and your group"
William C. Johnson <wc21john@mozcom.com>
Angeles City , Philippines - Tuesday, August 06, 2002 at 03:42:52 (EDT)
A Big Airborne to all..
Paul Patterson
USA - Monday, August 05, 2002 at 20:26:15 (EDT)
Thanks for helping us support our country even after the september 11th
RACHEL LOVELESS <lovelessrl@29palms.usmc.mil>
twentynine palms, ca USA - Monday, August 05, 2002 at 12:45:06 (EDT)
hi to all service persons, you cant beat the brotherhood of soldiers, saliors, airmen, marines. a bond the normal civillian cant understand. long live that brotherhood.
sean tamkin <pitbull_md298@yahoo.com>
SURREY, Great Britain - Sunday, August 04, 2002 at 09:28:33 (EDT)
to any one who would like to reply i was a SSG in the army and broke my back in korea and had to retire after 20 years 6 days on active duty, i was told by my friends who retired around the same time, that there was a whole ceremony that you got to go though, and that you got presented a flag i answered the call a long time ago and was proud to serve and never asked for anything in return and never received anything when i retired in November of 2000 i'm not asking now but, it sure would have been nice to be recognized for the time i did sreve i fought in desert storm with the 24th infantry 3/15 as a bradley commander company A (gators) and was dam proud to be with them its just that sometimes i wish i would have got my day in the sun too, just like all my brothers in uniform who retired, it just makes me feel like i haven't completed my final mission thanks to who ever took the time to read this it makes me feel like i haven't lost my big green family SSG James D. Binion, USA, RET
James D. Binion <jbinion@hot.rr.com>
Copperas Cove , TX USA - Saturday, August 03, 2002 at 16:57:44 (EDT)
Semper Fi Mac
Dave Holder
USA - Saturday, August 03, 2002 at 01:40:01 (EDT)
I enjoyed this sight,was in long Bein,vietnam 69-70 was looking for James E. Robinson from Califorinia.Had a early out .5 hour.Lost address
Joseph T. Johnson <joeandjeanne@goeaston.net>
Marydel, md USA - Saturday, August 03, 2002 at 00:59:42 (EDT)
A great big MAHALO NUI LOA for making such a wonderful page! Informative and Inspiring--a fabulous song for unsung heroes. Great job, guys!
Anneth <anneth_lagamo@hotmail.com>
Makakilo, HI USA - Friday, August 02, 2002 at 00:11:38 (EDT)
hats off and salute to my dad who died in10/21/2000. WWII Pacfic theater 4 bronze stars.My Hero and Menter 32nd division US ARMY
Donald R. Siegel <skunkworks012549@aol.com>
Santa Fe, Tx USA - Thursday, August 01, 2002 at 12:22:32 (EDT)
First time here! Hats off and a smart salute!
Robert N Helton, M.D. <drbhelton@cs.com>
Villa Park, CA USA - Tuesday, July 30, 2002 at 21:58:43 (EDT)
My great Uncle received the Congressional Medal of Honor in WWII. This site enabled me to find out more about his service. Thank you
Geralyn Schaefer <joenikki@msn.com>
Burbank, CA USA - Tuesday, July 30, 2002 at 19:18:23 (EDT)
Great Site. Useful info. Thanks, now I know the truth about US history.
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USA - Monday, July 29, 2002 at 20:04:49 (EDT)
best web page i have seen especialy for vets
joe lozano <jl_pinoy@msn.com>
mission hills, ca usa - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 23:54:45 (EDT)
Their is nothing more inspiring than to hear a true story about someone who gives of themself for a purpose far greater than personal reward. Thank you, I have enjoyed reading your site.
Karen M. Money <k1money1@aol.com>
Abbeville, AL USA - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 23:39:00 (EDT)
looking for AL LUCERO from COLORADO he was with me in san diego in platoon 368 under sgt weaver and also other guys i would like to hear from you.disrespecting veterans seams to be the thing to do now people should not forget that we gave them the right to do that
JOE LOZANO <jl_pinoy@msn.com>
mission hills , ca USA - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 19:35:32 (EDT)
looking for AL LUCERO from COLORADO he was with me in san diego in platoon 368 under sgt weaver and also other guys i would like to hear from you.disrespecting veterans seams to be the thing to do now people should not forget that we gave them the right to do that
JOE LOZANO <jl_pinoy@msn.com>
mission hills , ca USA - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 19:34:25 (EDT)
I support the amendment to protect the flag
Barry Cronauer <barrycronauer@hotmail.com>
Apollo, PA USA - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 14:57:24 (EDT)
A very valuable site where the truth about US history can be found. Brits are fed a steady diet of revisionism and no civics at all; we are 'subjects' not people - and as such, don't need niceties like a Constitution or Bill of Rights. If only people here would wake up and follow the example set for us by both the US and France . . . instead of wasting so much on maintaining the wax museum called a monarchy we might not have a percentage of people who live in appalling poverty (but without the sun - heat OR eat!) and are kept that way by the determination of those who legislate to ensure the poor stay poor - completely without access to justice, proper medical care or housing. Here's to the hope that study of your site may help bring about changes that would allow those with the will to pull themselves up to do so instead of being prevented, by the system itself, from breaking out of the poverty trap. Your site demonstrates that true liberty is not achieved at the cost of patriotism or any other virtue, but that patriotism flourishes better under liberty and equality of opportunity.
Alison J Hunt <lasair@firinn.demon.co.uk>
Sth. Bristol, Britain - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 12:27:43 (EDT)
Just happened upon site while searching for something else. Very well done and so useful. I'll recommend it to my friends.
helen <hkohn4@cox.net>
Surprise, az USA - Sunday, July 28, 2002 at 08:15:13 (EDT)
It's disheartening to think that all the military personnel (and all of them were heroes)that went to Vietnam were not recognized when they returned. That is so sad.
Tim Koolp <tim987@yahoo.com>
ny, ny USA - Friday, July 26, 2002 at 23:31:33 (EDT)
A wonderful informative sight
John F Farrell <jff@borg.com>
Deerfield, NY USA - Friday, July 26, 2002 at 09:41:25 (EDT)
Very nice site.I recently had the HONOR to meet Michael E. Thornton and your site help me get to know him better. Thanks GOD BLESS THESE GREAT UNITED STATES AND THOSE WHO SERVE.
Gregory Wheeler <gw713@lcc.net>
Montgomery, Tx USA - Thursday, July 25, 2002 at 16:09:03 (EDT)
I have a special request. I have a friend, a Nam vet, who, because of his "unique" service to his country, will never be able to "enjoy" the recognition he deserves. However, he has composed a piece of music that tells the story without words. I would ask that you visit this page and listen. The url is listed above. If it shouldn't work, copy & paste into your browser. http://cajamnet.net/inrequiem.htm Nothing would please him more than to receive your comments. His email is on the page or you could leave a comment at his forum. Thank you. Sage
Sage <sagebrimmer@hotmail.com>
GA USA - Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at 14:43:00 (EDT)
god bless
salvador perez jr <salvador@cox.net>
norfolk, va USA - Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at 12:53:19 (EDT)
If only more Americans had the pride and knowledge of our nation's history. Doug is to be highly commended for dedicating his life to such an honorable project. The skills and knowledge he demonstrates are outstanding.
Tomma Parco <pccTeach@yahoo.com>
Pueblo, CO USA - Wednesday, July 24, 2002 at 00:45:49 (EDT)
Outstanding site!
SSgt Bush J. L. USMC Active <jbush@hargray.com>
Beaufort, SC USA - Friday, July 19, 2002 at 09:33:10 (EDT)
looking for marines in sgt weavers pltn at mcrd in july of 1954. great web site love it
JOE LOZANO <jl_pinoy@msn.com>
mission hills, ca USA - Tuesday, July 16, 2002 at 00:06:20 (EDT)
GREAT SITE
Michael C. Carew <c46@comcast.net>
VENICE, FL United States - Monday, July 15, 2002 at 16:10:49 (EDT)
Arthur Morneweck was NOT killed crossing Rhine River it was his brother Robert Morneweck
Arthur L. Morneweck <papa@twmi.rr.com>
Novi, Mi USA - Sunday, July 14, 2002 at 14:45:54 (EDT)
Im currently serving in the U.S. Airforce and I beleive that the medal of honor isnt for everyone, and I am proud to fallow in the footsteps of the people who have come befor me and recived such a destinction as the medal of honor.
Amn Phillips Shawn
Hampton, VA USA - Thursday, July 11, 2002 at 14:54:16 (EDT)
Great site! I am a teacher and will visit often.
Robert Hiney <txag89@locl.net>
Wolcottville, IN USA - Thursday, July 11, 2002 at 07:38:05 (EDT)
I joined the Hall of Heroes because of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Robert Emmet O'Malley, whom I loved very much! I honor all those who have fought for this Country and I have just made my first Web site for 911 link above. I love this site and would love to add a logo to my page please let me know where to get a logo and the code.
Maureen F. Heaney <mheaney@nyc.rr.com>
Woodside, NY United States - Wednesday, July 10, 2002 at 22:19:15 (EDT)
Great site. Thanks
Lynn White
Buffalo, NY USA - Wednesday, July 10, 2002 at 17:19:29 (EDT)
I am not Jaime Pacheco's son, but his nephew. What a beautiful tribute to his memory and our country. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Sterner and his wife at the Pacheco/Vejar family reunion in Hobbs New Mexico at the end of June 2002. I was much impressed with Mr. Sterner's gentle nature and obvious affection for my Uncle "Jimmy's" family. I last saw Uncle Jimmy in Lemoore,N.A.S.,Calif., where my father, Roberto Pacheco, U.S.N. Ret., was stationed. Uncle Jimmy was visiting us before he left for Nam. My memories of him were of a gentle caring person and I missed him for a long time. Seeing Mr. Sterner and visiting with him brought back bittersweet memories but allowed me to realize that a little bit of Uncle Jimmy lives on in all of us privileged enough to have known him no matter how short a time. I saw him in Mr. Sterner and see him in Michael(my cousin:Jaime's son). I like to think that he is in me. Thank-you, Mr. Sterner, for this tribute to our families, our country, and to God. GOD IS GOOD! God bless and keep you all...
Michael Pacheco <shadow10@nts-online.net>
Amarillo, Tx USA - Wednesday, July 10, 2002 at 15:14:02 (EDT)
This is one great site!What a fantastic job you have done!!!! I just was surfing around and found it and am so glad I did. I will be coming back to it many times.
Phyllis <blubel@webtv.net>
ND USA - Monday, July 08, 2002 at 20:29:34 (EDT)
Thank you Praise Jesus
DAVID ANGIONE <dangione2001@yahoo.com>
Canton, Oh USA - Monday, July 08, 2002 at 00:02:07 (EDT)
Excellent site, the U.S.A. is an example to other countries on how to treat their heroes
Errol McClelland <errlmccll@aol.com>
Clydebank, Scotland - Sunday, July 07, 2002 at 09:48:26 (EDT)
Excellent, excellent site!! Very well done. I chanced on this site while doing a search on the Pledge of Allegiance, and so I came in the back door, so to speak. I decided to go to your homepage and take some time to tour thru the rest of your site, where I found many interesting things. I have created a new 'Favorites" folder called "Patriotism" and your site is the first to be added. I will definitely be back.
Bob LeBlanc <rkleblanc1@msn.com>
Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA - Sunday, July 07, 2002 at 09:24:07 (EDT)
Doug, Thank you for putting up and keeping this web site going. I received this an email from Colonel Wesley L. Fox, USMC, Retired, a member of my Veterans Organization the "First Battalion Ninth Marines Network, Inc.", of which I'm the National Membership Committee Chairman, about the story of Mr. John finn. Colonel Fox is the only surviving Medal of Honor Recipient from the 1st Battalion 9th Marines in Vietnam, where as a First Lieutenant he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on February 22, 1969, during Operation Dewey Canyon. I sent an email to the Montel Williams show, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes shows saying the following: I thought that you would like to due a show and educate the public on this Nations eight Medals awarded for Heroism in Combat. For the Department of the Navy they are as follows: 1. Medal of Honor, 2. Navy Cross, 3. Silver Star, 4. Distinguished Flying Cross, 5. Bronze Star Medal, 6. Air Medal, 7. Navy Commendation Medal, 8. Navy Achievement Medal. This story got me MAD! The one person even the President of the United States (The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces) must salute first is a Medal of Honor (MOH) recipient. Because of the way Mr. Finn was treated it infuriates me even more that the level of ignorance has grown and our national patriotism has deteriated to this level, this is partially due to the fact that since our schools curriculum quit teaching "American and World History" and started substituting a program called "Social Studies" in their place. I was watching the evening news and heard a report that 57% of our High School students couldn't pass the basic History exam! Please share this story and help educate the public.
Sergeant Major Larry E. Gugle, USMC, Ret <kraut1-9@cox.net>
Chandler, Arizon USA - Saturday, July 06, 2002 at 19:40:19 (EDT)
Fantastic site!
Scott L. Herrin <captain_scott1@hotmail.com>
Blue Rapids, Ks USA - Saturday, July 06, 2002 at 11:26:30 (EDT)
I was a Marine Raider(1st Battalion)and as a mature old veteran I commend those of you that are operating this website. In God we trust is and will remain our USA moto Semper Fidelis and keep up the good work
JOHN M FERGUSON <ajfergus@cableone.net>
Prescott Valley, AZ USA - Saturday, July 06, 2002 at 10:29:58 (EDT)
Fine Site! Semper Fidelis Dick Gaines
Dick Gaines <GunnyG@hotmail.com>
Rochester, NY USA - Saturday, July 06, 2002 at 07:50:44 (EDT)
Hello, .My name is William Gillet, and I was born in 1946 on october 31. I'm trying to find my roots and my American Family.Be sure, I don't want to make any trouble ; I don't absolutely claim anything, I'm just trying to find my roots. If you know this person or some of his relatives, please let me know, after all those years, I have just a hope to meet my Dad and his family.- having an answer. Please send it on the address : christine.procek@teledisnet.be I thank you very much. Sincerely. William. Informations about veteran WWII His name is: GILBERT STEPHAN .SWAFFORD. I don't know the correct spelling). He was born between l923 and l925. He came to fight in Europe during World War II. in in BELGIUM ). ( Belgium is between Holland and Germany ). He was based in Bressoux - near Liege ( thus, in Belgium ) on 1945/1946 ( Barracks General LEMAN ). Code groupment : Q183J. ( under the orders from Lieutenant Colonel TAYLOR He formed part of 52th Quartermaster. This Company was under the control of 58th Q.M. He left Belgium on may or june 1946 to go to Germany.
GILLET WILLIAM GILBERT <christine.procek@teledisnet.be>
GRACE HOLLOGNE, BELGIUM - Saturday, July 06, 2002 at 04:05:16 (EDT)
good site, found it trying for Jimmy Dolittle bio and date of birth and death.perhabs you can direct me?
Louis E. Rylen <lou_rylen@msn.com>
Citrus Heights, CA United States - Friday, July 05, 2002 at 01:31:04 (EDT)
Served in US Navy 1944 - 1946 1951-1953 Still serving the service men aboard ships out at sea. With US NAVY MARINE CORPS MARS EXECELNT JOB WELL DONE
Robert Mills (shorty) <bm21@core.com>
Cleveland , oh USA - Thursday, July 04, 2002 at 22:41:47 (EDT)
VERY EXCELLENT SITE FOR AMERICA'S GREAT HEROES. FINE JOB,VERY WELL DONE.
Lester W. Daniels Sr.
Magnolia, Ky USA - Thursday, July 04, 2002 at 13:50:21 (EDT)
God Bless our fallen...May we never forget those who have served and still serve...
Jason A. Seiberling <jseiberling@msn.com>
Wadsworth, Ohio USA - Thursday, July 04, 2002 at 10:01:42 (EDT)
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR THIS SITE.I SERVED IN VIETNAM FROM DEC 1968-MARCH 1970 US NAVY LST"S.THE MEN THAT WHO SERVED IN WW1,WW2,KOREA AND VEITNAM.I ALWAYS WILL LOVE THEM AND RESPECT THEM BECAUSE THEY PAID A HEAVY PRICE!WHEN I CAME HOME I WAS VERY PROUD;BUT SOME PEOPLE CALLED US BABY KILLERS.WE DID NOT HAVE A BIG HOME COMING LIKE THE ONES THAT SERVED IN THE GULF.BUT THATS OKAY WE DID WHAT WE HAD TO DO.PEOPLE JUST DON"T KNOW HOW THE REAL WARS WE FOUGHT.SO BROS FROM THE PAST STAY STRONG,OUR COUNTRY LOVED US BUT DID"NT KNOW HOW TO SHOW US!!!!!!!!
WM.B.SIMPSON <BLACKJACK21@ALLTEL.NET>
CROSSETT, AR USA - Thursday, July 04, 2002 at 09:36:48 (EDT)
Great site, especially with all that is happening with the Pledge lately. I ran across a funny article about how ludicrus the ruling is at: http://geocities.com/tommymac73/pledge.htm Funny stuff.
M. Jack Colby <JackColby1970@yahoo.com>
Kehei, HI USA - Wednesday, July 03, 2002 at 16:50:28 (EDT)
i liked the pages
tina burger < tlburger@hotmail.com>
Port Colborne, ont canada - Tuesday, July 02, 2002 at 13:45:01 (EDT)
You have a wonderful Web Site, please keep up the good work, and there are thousands who look at this. God has already Blessed you. Sammy W. Snyder-State Director (KDVA) Korea Defense Veterans Alliance Route 1- Box 137-B Rockport, West Virginia-26169
Sammy W. Snyder <sampam@wirefire.com>
Rockport, Wv USA - Tuesday, July 02, 2002 at 10:29:15 (EDT)
I have enjoyed your site for a long time and have had you listed on my mom support page. I couldn't remember if I ever contacted you before, but I am sending out invitations for viewing my new site since I moved to Geocities from Homestead. Again, thank you for your hard work and making it so easy to find information that helps others so much! I have used the information you provide many times over and directed others to your information. Your site is fabulous. Thank you for your commitement and dedication. Sincerely, Kathy,proud mom of 3 acitve duty
Kathy <kaa@ussonet.net>
IL USA - Tuesday, July 02, 2002 at 09:24:43 (EDT)
Marine SSgt.Todd Headington of MTM coins and Legionnaire and former Marine Dale Punch have teamed up to make a challenge coin to honor MOH receipents Gen. Ray Davis (USMC Ret.) and MGEN. Pat Brady (USA Ret). These beautiful coins are being sold with all the proceeds going to the Toys for Tots program and the Citizens Flag Alliance. You can order these coins by visiting www.honorcoins.com
Dale Punch <wdpunch@abts.net>
lincolnton,, nc USA - Monday, July 01, 2002 at 22:21:38 (EDT)
Just passing through and very impressed....
Chief Master Sgt. Tim Malloy <Sporty32@optonline.net>
Middle Island, Ny USA - Monday, July 01, 2002 at 00:43:30 (EDT)
What a wonderful site to find following all the fuss about two words in our pledge that now consumes our media. I suppose those folks won't sing the last verse of the anthem either. sigh... Appreciate all you have done for our country and dare I say "God Bless you both".
MizBee <texasbonnie1@yahoo.com>
TX USA - Saturday, June 29, 2002 at 22:27:31 (EDT)
I am a member of the Delaware Medal of Honor Historical Association and would to inform everyone we are attempting to inform as many individuals in the State of Delaware about the 14 Medal of Honor recipients from Delaware. We have asked the Governor to name a road at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery after SGT James P. Connor, a Recipient from WW II. The Governor thought this was a good idea and said she would make it so. The Delaware Veterans Affairs Commission has decided they do not want to name the road after any individual in fear they will have every organization you can think of want the same thing. We have spoken to many veterans and they have said they would be proud that the road would be named after the only Medal of Honor Recipient buried there. I am a cousin to SGT William L. Nelson also a Medal of Honor Recipient from Delaware during WW II and asking as many individual to please send my an e-mail in support of our effort. I hope as many of you as possible will contact me. Our organization is doing our best to keep the story of each one of these Heroic Men alive. Thanks To All Eric A. Loveless, Sr, MSgt, USAF (ret)
Eric A. Loveless, Sr <e.a.loveless@worldnet.att.net>
Wilmington, DE USA - Saturday, June 29, 2002 at 17:31:49 (EDT)
this is a great web site..i know it took a lot of work and dedication to put all this together..and i thank you..there are too ppl out there that has never given a hero a second thought,i tell every one about this site because i am very proud to say i am the daughter of one of the living heros..james hendrix ww2 army and again i thank you..sincerly jackie dunnahoe
jackie dunnahoe <manderson26aol.com>
winter haven, fl USA - Saturday, June 29, 2002 at 14:22:57 (EDT)
Thank you for such a wonderful website.
Lcpl Alexander <alexander@yahoo.com>
San Diego, CA USA - Friday, June 28, 2002 at 13:46:27 (EDT)
My heart weeps with tears of pride upon reading the stories and commendations posted here. Mere words are unworthy and unable to adequately express the thanks all Americans owe these heroes...Nice site...
Brad Paul <bpaul@maine.rr.com>
Saco, ME 04072 - Friday, June 28, 2002 at 10:48:19 (EDT)
Thank you for your convictions and dedication to our country.
Martha Montgomery <mae6@cox.net>
Norman, OK USA - Thursday, June 27, 2002 at 09:52:17 (EDT)
Thank you for this web site. It is really a great site to read about and read all the comments people have sent. I thank God for The United States of America and for our founding fathers and all the great people that have served our country. My God continue to bless our country. wmc@cox-internet.com
William Canard <william>
Russellville, AR USA - Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 17:23:44 (EDT)
I thank God for men and women like you who have served our country. My husband served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was stationed in Japan.
Peggy Canard <pcanard@cox-internet.com>
Russellville, AR USA - Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 17:19:43 (EDT)
I wish I had taken the time to be more attentive during the 60's when most young men my own age was fighting in Viet Nam, I was busy raising my babies while other Mother's and Father's were losing theirs.. a relative by marriage was KIA in 1967.. one of the babies I was busy with at the time is now enlisted in the USAF.. having 16 yrs in.. I am so very proud of him.. Your web site is a painful but good memories of those days.. keep up the good work and hope our country never forgets what a price was paid in every war, police action, or whatever they want to call them.. Thank you very much for all you gave. Sheila Newhouse
Sheila Newhouse <shanbeth1134@mynetscape.com>
Craigsville , WV USA - Wednesday, June 26, 2002 at 00:30:48 (EDT)
For the Fourth of July.... The Fourth Verse of the Star Spangled Banner (Revised) Oh thus be it ever when all men shall stand Between our loved homes and war's desolation Blessed with beauty and peace may our heavenly lands See the light up above and become more than nations But if battle we must for the cause that is just May we choose as standards those that all men can trust Then the Star Spangled Banner in honor shall wave Among the lands of the free and the home of the brave Francis Scott Key and Howard Scott Pearlman Copyright 1989 Pearlman howardscottpearlman2001@yahoo.com If you want a hand written version of this version ...send a $1.00 and a self addressed stamped envelope to... Howard Scott Pearlman 253 Uxbridge Dr Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Howard Scott Pearlman <howardscottpearlman@hotmail.com>
Cherry Hill, NJ USA - Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at 21:29:20 (EDT)
Your web site is very informative, well researched, creative, and attractive. I have never seen anything quite like it. A big HAVE A GREAT DAY to all the veterans that served in the R.V.N. their families, and survivors. Oscar F. Borboa, Alpha 1-9, 1968-69.
Oscar F. Borboa <Oscar B Az@earthlink.net>
USA - Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at 20:25:05 (EDT)
As one of the forgotten from nam..I cry cause it took so long to be accepted at home for what we did back at nam..when classified( a baby killer )..Special foreces..I still cry for those forgotten..it took 911 to make them known...this is a good and acceptional cite..thank you..
Rocha' <BlackHawke@cox-internet.com>
Amarillo, tx USA - Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at 15:29:25 (EDT)
I was deeply touched by this website. My father served and was wounded in Korea. When I visited the Korean War Memorial in Washington DC, I explained to my 4 children what a hero their grandpa is. He's always been "Daddy" to my six siblings and myself, but when I saw the monument or look at his medals, I deeply feel the hell he must have gone through. I can't even imagine surviving such horrible conditions. My heart and soul honor our veterans. Thank you for the respectful way you are honoring them with the website. Sincerely Lynn Posyton
Lynn (Fedorchak) Posyton <LynnPosyton@msn.com>
Scotch Plains, NJ USA - Tuesday, June 25, 2002 at 00:32:35 (EDT)
What a great site you are sponsoring! I found out about this site thru a B-29 e-group I am in. As a former B-29 combat gunner (Korea-1952) and later a 40-year newspaperman and now active in veterans affairs, I want to offer my sincere congratulations and thanks for the service you are providing for the people of our great nation. I am also a volunteer at our local Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a volunteer at the Louisiana Maneuvers & Military Museum at Camp Beauregard, Pineville, LA. Thank you and the other sponsors. Clyde Durham
Clyde Durham <cgbsdurham@aol.com>
Pineville, LA USA - Monday, June 24, 2002 at 06:16:13 (EDT)
I think this is a beautiful site.
Wilborn M. Kilpatrick <wmkilpatrick@yahoo.com>
Lubbock, TX USA - Sunday, June 23, 2002 at 00:37:52 (EDT)
MY FATHER WAS A SGT. IN WORLD WAR II HE WAS WITH THE BTRY A 134 FLD ARTY BN. MY DAD DIED WHEN I WAS 11 YEARS OLD, SO I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT WHAT HE DID IN THE WAR. IF ANYONE WAS INFO PLEASE LET ME KNOW. GOD BLESS ALL THE VETS. MY DAD WAS IN THE ARMY AND MY DAUGHTER FOLLOWED HIS FOOT STEPS I WOULD LIKE TO BE ABLE TO TELL MY CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN WHAT HE DID. THANK YOU FOR THIS SITE
SHIRLEY KLAIBER HARPER <sharper@cloh.net>
IRONTON, OHIO USA - Friday, June 21, 2002 at 19:31:50 (EDT)
SAMMIE, JUST WANTED TO LET YOU KNOW WHAT AN HONOR IT WAS FOR THIS ARMY NURSE AND VIETNAM VET TO SHARE THE STAGE WITH YOU IN LAWRENCEBURG AT THE MOVNG WALL. AGAIN, WELCOME HOME!
COL. BARB ROUNDS <dkugler@cinci.rr.com>
HARRISON, OH USA - Friday, June 21, 2002 at 14:14:12 (EDT)
I only became aware of the Medal of Honor through playing the computer games developed by EA. I became engrossed in the history of the medal and the society and just wanted to drop a line to say that for one country to produce so many heroes is unbelievable. I also want to express my sincere condolences to your Country as a whole after the events of 9/11. STAY STRONG. THE WORLD IS BEHIND YOU.
Richard Crawford <bald_eagle_uk@yahoo.com>
Glasgow, Scotland - Thursday, June 20, 2002 at 08:19:43 (EDT)
great website, especially nicks comments on the 911 events. too bad what we fought for is being pissed away. Vietnam vet, 66-67, 4th infantry, tuy hoa, plei djereng, jacksons hole, and pleiku. combat medic
winston f. wade <wwade6@yahoo.com>
little rock, ar USA - Thursday, June 20, 2002 at 02:53:58 (EDT)
I am retired from the army 20 years. And I really enjoyed this site (I am a female). I was in Personnel 75Z40 E7
Retired Mattie L. Corker <Mattiecorker@aol.co>
Columbia, Miss USA - Thursday, June 20, 2002 at 01:51:23 (EDT)
Iam sorry for your lost stay strong.Mr Gino Merli
jim <mills993@aol.com>
salem, ore USA - Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 22:15:41 (EDT)
My grandfather is Stanley T Adams. I never had a chance to meat him, but I am really proud of what he did and that he and all the others will never be forgotten.
Cheryse Adams <cherryza@we.de>
Rodgau, Germany - Wednesday, June 19, 2002 at 12:52:26 (EDT)
This is a wonderful site! My father, Jesse Andrew Pyle, was killed in Vietnam on February 7, 1965 during the attack at Pleiku. He was part of MACV compound 21. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Silver Star and Distinguished Service Cross. I would love to be in contact with anyone that served with or knew my father. Also, I have been told that some of the DSC recipients are being reevaluated and some have been converted to Medals of Honor. Can anyone provide me with information as to how to go about submitting my father's information for consideration. I would greatly appreciate any help.
Tariesa <treine@whoi.edu>
Cape Cod, MA USA - Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 11:42:45 (EDT)
June 17, 2002 What a great website!! We should really thank the Fil-American Irregular Troops that also help in defending the Philippines from the Japanese aggression. I wonder if anyone can help me find a website that could give me the names of the Fil-American guerillas who fought under the Talbac Regiment or any contact person from whom I can inquire about my father's claims for benefit as a veteran.Many thanks and I do hope that someone can help me, so that my father will be given the proper recognition he deserves in serving the country.
Miguel O. Gutierrez <coemog@mail.dlsu.edu.ph>
Marikina City, Rizal Philippines - Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 02:20:45 (EDT)
very good!!!!!!
gordon alberti <gealberti@webtv.net>
redmond, wa USA - Monday, June 17, 2002 at 03:26:05 (EDT)
very good!!!!!!
gordon alberti <gealberti@webtv.net>
redmond, wa USA - Monday, June 17, 2002 at 03:24:20 (EDT)
Thank you all to the brave men and women who heard and heeded the call to action. May God Bless You Always!!!!
elizabeth drasutis
USA - Saturday, June 15, 2002 at 18:19:13 (EDT)
god bless america,and the men and women who fought to make this the best damm country in the free world and lets not forget the heroes we left behind
jimmie blackburn <res0fpr6@verizon.net>
nmb, sc USA - Friday, June 14, 2002 at 21:06:39 (EDT)
MY BROTHER, JERRY LEE HAPPEL, DIED AT AGE 18 IN VIETNAM ON NOVEMBER 8, 1966. HE WOULD BE PROUD TO KNOW THAT HE WAS NOT FORGOTTEN. THANK YOU TO ALL THE BRAVE SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT OR WHO ARE NOW FIGHTING FOR OUR COUNTRY. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
MARY MOORE <MJMOORE@STLCC.CC.MO.US>
FENTON, MO USA - Friday, June 14, 2002 at 16:18:27 (EDT)
God Bless each and every one of our young men and women who have served in our Armed Forces. Your site is an inspiration to all Americans. My grandchildren love it. Semper Fi
BOB HALLIDAY <USMC1862@AOL.COM>
ASHEVILLE, NC USA - Friday, June 14, 2002 at 10:28:44 (EDT)
This is the BEST site on the "Medal of Honor" I have ever seen. Thank You very much for your time and effort for showing us the "Real Heros"! And we who wish we were, appreciate those who are. Michael A. Wright. USN RET
Michael A. Wright <Rivert45628@yahoo.com>
Ironton, on USA - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at 21:47:16 (EDT)
My husband Clifton Mason was in Vietnam in l968.He was a menber of l6F20 of U.S. Army. He would like to talk to others that were there. Also, he was given an Army Commedation Medal with V device.
Anna Mason <amason39@wcnet.net>
ElCampo, Texas USA - Wednesday, June 12, 2002 at 20:44:12 (EDT)
i really like the fact on how you people put a lot of work into creating this web site. united we stand forever and always
kathleen martinez
phoenix, az USA - Tuesday, June 11, 2002 at 15:41:11 (EDT)
great sight the brotherhood of the chosin reservoir is teriffic composer of the original composition band of brothers march frankie g
frank g gross <fgkv1230@aol.com>
vineland, nj USA - Tuesday, June 11, 2002 at 12:08:33 (EDT)
hi i have a cousin in dunedin last adress ritchmond street 604 florida 33528 im trying to get in touch so i can catch up about the past its 20 years since i last heard from him he is called david hendeson can you help would really like to be able to find out if he is still there i await your kind response many thannks ken
kenneth jackson <kenparker@645.fsnet.co.uk>
newcastle, england - Monday, June 10, 2002 at 17:33:27 (EDT)
anx4 your patriotism, pride, courage and service! U R a credit & hero!
William (Bill) Frederick Jr. Knoll <KnollW@MarshallCenter.org>
APO 09053, AE USA - Monday, June 10, 2002 at 09:08:30 (EDT)
A wonderful Web Site to Honor our Brothers in Arms Who Gave All to Serve their Country and give us our Freedom.
Fred C. Williams <trkr11@attbi.com>
Vancouveer, Wa USA - Sunday, June 09, 2002 at 22:36:01 (EDT)
I love the site a lot I recomend it to everyone it's great. Thanks for a great site Mr. Sterner. I love it!
Michelle <Rollergirl_861@yahoo.com>
Pueblo same as Tiffany, co USA - Saturday, June 08, 2002 at 14:56:52 (EDT)
I liked the web site its great you can learn and have fun at th same time. It's great for kids and adults. I really enjoyed it.
Tiffany <rollergirl_861@yahoo.com>
USA - Saturday, June 08, 2002 at 14:53:09 (EDT)
I truly do enjoy your site and hope you could help me out with some information I am seaching for the graves of Charles & Ann Johnson they are buried in Arlington National cemetery hopefully you can help me out with this- thank you very much.
Eddie Budnick <budnickej@cs.ccom>
St. Clair Shores, MI USA - Saturday, June 08, 2002 at 12:24:24 (EDT)
Looks like things are still on track. I would like you to come take a look at my site. It would be perfect for you and Pam. God Bless! Lindy Beall
Lindy Beall <LindyBeall@earthlink.net>
Katy, TX USA - Friday, June 07, 2002 at 23:16:43 (EDT)
I was serching tributes to soldiers and happened on this site. I also have a site that is a tribute to all infantry grunts both living and dead.
Former Grunt <grunt68_69@yahoo.com>
TN USA - Friday, June 07, 2002 at 19:50:53 (EDT)
Lisa 
Adelaide, SA USA - Thursday, June 06, 2002 at 04:37:32 (EDT)
Great website!
JOSE A. HERNANDEZ <jhcoqui@yahoo.com>
Farmington, MN USA - Wednesday, June 05, 2002 at 18:29:28 (EDT)
Great website. Love the history and information it contains.
Dawn Lisbon <dawn.lisbon@peterson.af.mil>
Peterson AFB, CO USA - Wednesday, June 05, 2002 at 11:34:09 (EDT)
Helps me remember the U.S.way of life I enjoyed in 1998 when I was in the greatest of great countries... Even over here in Australia I Cried over 9/11.
Gerassimos Economou <gocats63@iinet.net.au>
Perth, W.A Australia - Wednesday, June 05, 2002 at 00:37:23 (EDT)
Very nice sight. I servered almost three years in Pacific with Second Marine Division during W.W.2.Combat at Betio Island,Tarawa Atoll Nov.1943,Saipan June 15,1944, Tinian July 24,1944 and Okinawa April 1,1945. With first troops into Nagasaki,Japan after they surrendered.
William L. Jefferies <WLJEFF@webtv.net>
Richmond, In. USA - Wednesday, June 05, 2002 at 00:08:14 (EDT)
Very nice sight. I servered almost three years in Pacific with Second Marine Division.Combat at Betio Island,Tarawa Atoll Nov.1943,Saipan June 15,1944, Tinian July 24,1944 and Okinawa April 1,1945. With first troops into Nagasaki,Japan after they surrendered.
William L. Jefferies <WLJEFF@webtv.net>
Richmond, In. USA - Wednesday, June 05, 2002 at 00:04:33 (EDT)
Remarkable site! My students have never been so inspired or actively doing research during media class. What a fine tribute to our living and fallen soldier heroes! My dad would have loved this site! He was in the Combat Army Corps of Engineers, 1001 div. I helped him edit his unit's alumni newsletter for years. What a privilege! Godspeed to you all!
L. Lambert <lambertl@aaahawk.com>
Westminster, MA USA - Tuesday, June 04, 2002 at 12:48:42 (EDT)
i am trying to find out more about my father paul batson he was in the war 41-44 was at iwo jima and tarawa other places that are unk to me or my family. he was 17yrs at the time. he was a marine corps raider. thank you for anything on my dad . phyllis batson
phyllis batson <pb00748192@yahoo/com>
chicago, il USA - Tuesday, June 04, 2002 at 12:39:05 (EDT)
Absolutely wonderful site...brings back tearful memories. Thank you for doing such a superb site and such a beautiful tribute to my fallen comrades (USMC, retired)
Jerry Lind <baronevl@aol.com>
Oceanside, ca USA - Tuesday, June 04, 2002 at 12:08:14 (EDT)
As Commandant of a Marine Corps League with many Korean Vets.,We really appreciate the site,to many American's are unwhere of the fact's on the Korean War. Outstanding effort THANK YOU FROM OUR 'CHOSIN FROZEN'and all our Vets.
Stephen D. Neri <nerigyrene@aol.com>
Broomall, PA USA - Tuesday, June 04, 2002 at 10:30:07 (EDT)
great site full of valuable information
Bryan Weil <bsweil@cox.net>
Greenville, NC USA - Monday, June 03, 2002 at 14:36:27 (EDT)
Thanks for the site. I served with the 1 Battalion 3rd Marine Division 1967 and 1968. looking for the story I sent you about my friend and Navy Cross reciepient John C. Calhoun
Ed Driscoll <edriscoll@cobotyx.com>
Moosup, CT USA - Monday, June 03, 2002 at 09:02:39 (EDT)
Uno sitio veramente importante. Multo respetto a tutti.
Gennaro Spinni
USA - Friday, May 31, 2002 at 13:44:25 (EDT)
Semper Fi to these Heroes. Hoping someone out there has information on contacting George Sakato, CMH winner, 442nd RCT, in regards to my great uncle Saburo Tanamachi.
Mike Tadano <miketadano@aol.com>
Mesa, AZ USA - Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 20:01:42 (EDT)
Wow! Great site, very useful info.
Shelly Johnson
Los Angeles, CA USA - Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 16:48:05 (EDT)
i HAVE MY DEAPEST RESPECT FOR YOU ALL!
Daniel Chambers <Admirals33@hotmail.com>
Amersfoort, UT Netherlands - Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 08:08:18 (EDT)
The Men From Chosin belong to the Chosin Few Inc. The "Frozen Chosin" does not exist. There were more like 15,000 UN Forces at Chosin. You have a fine site. The background picture coming out of the Reservoir is called "TheEternal Band of Brothers." and has Army, Marine, Royal Marine and Korean Solders represented as the eternal band of brothers. Passing this site to my grandsons.
Rick Seward <Chosin243@aol.com>
Cd'A, Id. USA - Thursday, May 30, 2002 at 00:56:32 (EDT)
A wonderful site. Have been looking for info on a list of the solders that went down with the ship "Dorchester" I had a uncle to go down with the ship and I need to find his name for sure. David C Brookshire. Thanks Pat
patricia Martin <patricim@health.state.ok.us>
Vinita, ok USA - Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 17:34:16 (EDT)
Wow. Just amazings what you guys have done to this site. There was so much true info and facts, I didn't know where to start! I'm a 13-yr old kid in Dayton, and I had to do a book report on the Japanese-American soldiers during World War 2. This is the only site I have found that has attainable information and has an outstanding inventory of facts and first-hand accounts on what really happened to the Japanese-Americans during that era. All I have to say is THANK YOU~~~!
Thomas Baker <ESF_Flamez@yahoo.com>
Dayton, OH USA - Tuesday, May 28, 2002 at 18:12:44 (EDT)
My paternal grandfather served on the light cruiser USS Raleigh (CL-7) during World War Two and was at Pearl Harbor. His AA battery shot down the plane that hit the USS Curtiss. My maternal grandfather served on the sub USS Muskalunge in the Pacific Theatre and was in Tokyo Bay during the signing of the treaty at the end of the war. My father served on the carrier USS Hancock during the Vietnam. I am currently waiting to go to Parris Island to start my military career.
Kevin Jones <xUSMCKJx@aol.com>
Hillsdale, NJ USA - Monday, May 27, 2002 at 23:06:12 (EDT)
Met you all at the rally. I really enjoyed going to the cermony. Thank you for having the Proud Army Moms!
Kathryn Webb <dwebb@zoominternet.net>
Rising Sun, Md USA - Monday, May 27, 2002 at 20:04:41 (EDT)
This is one of the greatest sites every. We were at the memorial a few nights ago...and it was just amazing. Something else to see it in person! God Bless those who fought for our country and those who lost their loved ones in doing so. I hope you find some sense of peace seeing your loved ones honored & so greatly appreciated. After these recent traggic events, it is amazing to see this country come together, and once again, we have to fight for what we believe in. So to all of those men then, and men and women now...you are thought of in more ways then you can ever know!! We are a great country! And I am very proud to be a part of it, as well as this great city of Pueblo. Well done!! God Bless us All!
Debbie Nash <prowlerett@msn.com>
Pueblo, CO USA - Monday, May 27, 2002 at 02:33:00 (EDT)
This is one of the best sites i have ever seen. Thank you for putting the effort out that our vetrans deserve. God bless the USA.
missy doshier- mai <maipostalgal@hotmail.com>
hartshorne, ok USA - Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 14:57:49 (EDT)
Your website is very marvelous especially the one on Arlington Cemetary and all of the games i enjoy playing all the different games on it and thanks for it.
Eddie Budnick <Budnickej@cs.com>
St. Clair Shores, MI USA - Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 14:33:10 (EDT)
read with great interest as my father was also p.o.w. of japanese after being on h.m.s.exeter and sunk in java sea 1st march 1942
jeff edworthy <jeffers@freemail.com>
nr. Plymouth, england - Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 10:27:34 (EDT)
very interesting site. iwas in the army during the viet-nam era. i would like to here from any one who would like to write. thanks and have a great day, jim
jim crowell <jimc424@yahoo.com>
pulaski, va USA - Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 05:52:41 (EDT)
Temendous site I forwared itto every one on my list, God Bless you all who work and surport this site.
Grover Smith
Prairieville, La USA - Sunday, May 26, 2002 at 01:52:26 (EDT)
I want to personaly Thank You and all veterans for the Sacrifices you have made for America. We are great only because of you. I hold you all far and above the regular civilian,like myself. You are AMERICA! May God Bless You all. Than You.
David Raborn <draborn@jam.rr.com>
W.Monroe, LA USA - Saturday, May 25, 2002 at 09:42:40 (EDT)
my dad was in vietnam in 66 he served as 11b10 27thinfantry battalion 2. he was a fellow wolfhound anyone that may have served with him please let me know, daughter longing to know her father.
LORA (HELTON) MASSIE <lmassie63@aol.com>
oxford, oh USA - Friday, May 24, 2002 at 09:13:12 (EDT)
I am trying to get more info on Col.(ret) Wesley L. Fox. When he was a SSgt, he was my Senior Drill Instructor, at USMCRD, San Diego, Ca, Platoon 129, March to June 1957.
Warde M. Miller <wardeo@aol.com>
corona, ca USA - Thursday, May 23, 2002 at 16:38:46 (EDT)
My father was Joe R. Hooper, a MOH recipient. Thank you for all the hard work you have done on your web site in honoring my father, as well as all of our other heros. I would also like to thank everyone currently serving in the Armed services to keep those of us at home safe.
Joey Hooper-Gulley <rdhd23@yahoo.com>
Aurora, Co USA - Thursday, May 23, 2002 at 02:06:49 (EDT)
WHO COULD INFORM ME ABOUT 58TH QM IN 1945 WW2 A LIEGE BELGIUM
GILLET WILLIAM GILBERT <bison22@ibelgique.com>
LIEGE, G H BELGIUM - Thursday, May 23, 2002 at 00:43:34 (EDT)
I thank all the veterans and those who earned the Purple heart. Those men and woman all have a story behind them that should be told before its too late. Approximatly 2000 WWII vetrans die each day. Please take the time to read their story beacuse it tells what they went throught. Lance Corpral James M. Manning United States Marine Corps
Jim Manning <LHF1545@aol.com>
Onset, MA USA - Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 18:34:13 (EDT)
Daughter of Ralph N. Baggett, Marine POW WWII, captured on Guam. Held in prison for 3 1/2 yrs. This years Grand Marshall of Drake Realys,Drake University. His University of Texas 1940's relay team won the shuttle hurdle race. The watch presented at the races was taken by the Japanese upon capture. Drake University presented him a restored 1940's Drake Relay's watch. The president of the University said" once a Drake champion, always a champion". My thanks to the members of Drake University for recognizing my Dad and returning the watch. My Dad will always be my hero and champion! Thank you, Zan Baggett
Zan Baggett
USA - Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 17:21:20 (EDT)
Daughter of Ralph N. Baggett, Marine POW WWII, captured on Guam. Held in prison for 3 1/2 yrs. This years Grand Marshall of Drake Realys,Drake University. His University of Texas 1940's relay team won the shuttle hurdle race. Watch presented at races taken by the Japenese upon capture. Drake University presented him a restored 1940's Drake Relay's watch. The president of the University said" one a Drake champion, always a champion'
Zan BaggettD
USA - Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 17:11:35 (EDT)
What a wonderful idea. I'm still perusing this site, there's just so much to read, and think about - but I'm determined to see it all! Now, help! I'm trying to find out more about my uncle, JRZ Reynolds, Rear Admiral, retired who died 09-21-80 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery beside his wife Mary. Known as Dick to his family (Jimmy to his wife) and "Dome" in the Navy, Uncle Dick was born 01-01-09, graduated from USNA in 1931 and took command Feb. '42 of the S-37 seeing action in the Solomons and the Java Defense (Barrier 1) in WWII. How can I find out where in Arlington Cemetery he is buried? I'd love to hear from anyone who served with my uncle.
KAREN R. SHERROD <shrrdk@aol.com>
Oak Ridge, TN USA - Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 12:17:16 (EDT)
Thank you for this web site.
Patty Rullo <Patricia1250@webtv.net>
Lake Wales, Fl USA - Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 08:58:25 (EDT)
this site is awesome, thank you
Nick Weaver <SiegeWarrior@aol.com>
Newtown, PA USA - Tuesday, May 21, 2002 at 06:30:57 (EDT)
This is my first time on this site. I would like to know who I can contact to find out more information on the USS Bell, the ship my Dad, Alex Burchardt was aboard during WWII. Thanking you in advance.
Bette Whitrock <betsi@maqs.net>
Montello, WI USA - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 13:18:59 (EDT)
What a awesome site. Thanks so much. Just returned home after a visit with our nephew who is a Medal of Honor receipent (Michael E. Thonrnton). We are so proud of our servicemen.
Charles & Delores Miller <oscar3cd@msn.com>
FROSTPROOF, fl USA - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 08:47:09 (EDT)
USS FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT 1948 -1952
joe abbondolo <jabbondolo@cfl.rr.com>
ormond beach, FL United States - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 07:32:14 (EDT)
I WANT TO THANK ALL OF OUR MEN. MY UNCLE WAS ONE OF THOSE MEN WHO DIED THAT DAY ON THE SHIP. I HEARD ABOUT THIS GROWING UP HE WAS MY DAD'S OLDEST BROTHER "HERO". AND NOW I HAVE A 17 YEAR OLD SON WHO WANTS TO KNOW MORE ABOUT HIS GREAT UNCLE. HIS NAME WAS RUSSELL WEINBERGER. IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME PLEASE WRITE BACK, THANK YOU VERY MUCH AND GOD BLESS.
DENISE WEINBERGER <MRSROPER726@AOL.COM>
philadelphia, pa USA - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 03:28:23 (EDT)
Great sight I,m calling in from down under. Served in Nam 70-71 worked with US and partied with them as well. Sad news we just lost (passed away) our last ANZAC aged 101 and today another of aour first world war diggers died that anly leaves 15 left. However soldiers don,t grow old they just fade away, Well done Black Nights I wish you all well from Aussie Vietnam Vets,
John Blayney-Murphy (Murf) <johnbm@ozemail.com.au>
Narellan, NSW Australia - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 02:46:43 (EDT)
Thanks so much for giving me a starting place in search of where to honor my Father-in-law, who I always knew was special and different, but did not realize the unbelievable acts of heroism he did until he left our family on April, 19, 2002. I am married to his only son, and am starting to realize why my husband is the way he is even after being married to him for 22 years. Again, thanks, I'm on my way!
Pamela McNamara <lapamelajo@aol.com>
Dover, DE USA - Monday, May 20, 2002 at 00:31:18 (EDT)
I will spend the rest of my limited hours on this earth, announcing to the WORLD! (as I have in the past!), how HIGHLY HONORED I am for having been privileged to serve alongside the NOBLEST of WARRIORS: (those FEISTY U.S.MARINES!!) - HM1 USN(Ret) Guadalcanal (1942) - Cape Gloucester (1943-1944) - Korea (1950) - 1stMarDivFMF - SEMPER FI!! - WELCOME HOME,BROTHERS!! - GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!
John Francis Richter <gyrene-doc@webtv.net>
Largo, Fl USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 21:50:41 (EDT)
I WOULD LIKE TO GET A RECORD OF MY FATHERS NAVY SERVICE IN WWII.I KNOW HE SAVED A MANS LIFE WHEN HIS SHIP WAS SUNK.
JOHN T. PIERCE <JPIERCE@ARKANSAS.NET>
WILSON , AR USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 21:18:59 (EDT)
I think this is a great site. I found out about this site while watching FOX NEWS CHANNEL w/War Stories w/Oliver North. All of this is very interesting to me & my husband since we now have a son in the Army & now doing a rotation in Kuwait. Thank you.
Mrs. Linda Kennedy <clkennedy@mcmsys.com>
Laclede, MO USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 21:10:12 (EDT)
Stirring site. Proud to be a retired member of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
Albert J. Baciocco, Jr. <albaciocco@comcast.net>
Mt. Pleasant, SC USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 20:37:40 (EDT)
will never forget the marines i fought with in vietnam and gave there lives for there country.delta co 1st 5th marine regt 1st marine div 1969-1970
joe mount <marinevet@earthlink.net>
phila, pa USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 10:08:55 (EDT)
will never forget the marines i fought with in vietnam and gave there lives for there country.delta co 1st 5th marine regt 1st marine div 1969-1970
joe mount <marinevet@earthlink.net>
phila, pa USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 10:08:54 (EDT)
here in bucyrus, ohio we have a person who got a cmh
doug leuthold <seventhson@cybrtown.com>
bucyrus, oh USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 09:43:37 (EDT)
Thanks for the site! My father helped manually steer the USS Johnston at the command of E.E.Evans (posthumous MOH)following the destruction of its bridge in the battle off Samar (Leyte).
John Schindele <jes7@avaya.com>
Redmond, WA USA - Sunday, May 19, 2002 at 02:41:51 (EDT)
Jim Burt was awarded the medal in WW2 and inspired an audience of Norwich University alumni two years ago with his short and honorable speech. Norwich University has 4 alumni who were awarded the MOH, and we are looking for information about a young drummer boy of age 14 who was given the medal in the Civil War. Him Burt is living and we are proud of his representing values that are with courage and loyalty to service.
G.W. Slater <giffslater@aol.com>
Northfield, Vt. USA - Saturday, May 18, 2002 at 23:14:08 (EDT)
Thanks for this website. My great-grandfather,Alonzo Smith, received his medal during the Civil War. Will visit many times I'm sure.
B.L.Mitchell
St.Petersburg, Fl USA - Saturday, May 18, 2002 at 22:48:44 (EDT)
This site is very informative, and very well written,Sammy Davis came to my school (St.Mary's)this morning, and I believe that he is a hero, in all rights, and all retrospectives, he is a true man of honor, dignity and pride, and he will always hold a special place in all of our hearts.
Bea <bkilat126@hotmail.com>
Salina, KS USA - Friday, May 17, 2002 at 21:01:35 (EDT)
Sammy Davis visited our school, St. Mary's, and i just want to say how awsome he was.
aaron wedel <aaronwedel15@hotmail.com>
salina, ks USA - Friday, May 17, 2002 at 20:55:29 (EDT)
Youngest son of WWII Medal of Honor recipient Orville E. Bloch
David Bloch <blochdl@nmwa.com>
Seattle, WA USA - Friday, May 17, 2002 at 17:23:40 (EDT)
Truly a great and respectful web-site,Thank You and Good Luck. WW2-Vet-Co.E-345th-Regt.87th-Golden Acorn-Inf.Div.
Jim Hennessey <ND-JimHennesey@webtv.net>
Bayonne, N.J. USA - Friday, May 17, 2002 at 17:22:49 (EDT)
Thank you for remembering our heros!!!!!!!
Ellie Mosley <ElPasoMos@aol.com>
El Paso, TX USA - Friday, May 17, 2002 at 01:36:29 (EDT)
Thank you for this wonderful work every one has done!
Kathleen Kiggins Getner <kakg47@aol.com>
Norwalk, CT USA - Thursday, May 16, 2002 at 18:10:26 (EDT)
All types of music is the best thing to happen to the world. This is going on my 11th year in the band program and I love the felling of being able to play something so interesating and pretty. Every time I am having a bad day I just play my clirnet and it makes things better. I encourage any and every one to join the music prgram, it is a great experance.
Desteny Rico
altaloma, ca USA - Thursday, May 16, 2002 at 15:59:17 (EDT)
I, WILL NEVER, FORGET MY, FALLIN BROTHERS! VIETNAM 1966-1967
sgt MARTIN E MORRISSEY <MEXICOME_@HOTMAIL.COM>
TOWNSEND, MA USA - Wednesday, May 15, 2002 at 16:24:11 (EDT)
Thank you so much soldiers for fighting for our country! You are brave and noble men that will never be forgotten. America stands behind you. God Bless you all!
Jenny Henson <Bluseydiva1@aol.com>
Billings , MT USA - Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at 22:20:41 (EDT)
What an outstanding site. Thank you. I am a volunteer with "The Museum of the Soldier" in Portland, Indiana. We have a large collection of veteran identified uniforms and equipment, a 10 member board of directors (vets from WWII through current service) and a 26,000 SQ Ft building in need of major repairs, but we host many groups, do a lot of traveling exhibits and provide programs where ever asked. You site is a great motivator for us. I am Exhibits manager at the Abraham Lincoln Museum in Fort Wayne Indiana. Jim Waechter Viet Nam 1968-69. (Proofed and corrected version)
Jim Waechter <jimw@jayco.net (h) jwaechter@lnc.com(w)>
Portland, Ind USA - Tuesday, May 14, 2002 at 16:48:50 (EDT)
Thank you for having this site...
James Adcock <sureshot762@aol.com>
Auburn, Al USA - Monday, May 13, 2002 at 17:05:24 (EDT)
a nice site to visit and learn about our history
Eric W. Alexander <ealex1@tampabay.rr.com>
USA - Monday, May 13, 2002 at 16:14:19 (EDT)
vERY INFORMATIVE WEB SITE. I am researching an old friend, John Chaplik, from Mantua, N.J.
William H. Noble, Sr. <bn9638@msn.com>
Wenonah, N.J. USA - Sunday, May 12, 2002 at 18:31:52 (EDT)
Great site! D-Day Link for you
Martin-Robert Galle <MartinGalle@Military.com>
Landau, Germany - Sunday, May 12, 2002 at 15:59:06 (EDT)
contribution to "The Rescue of BAT 21". Of course I'd seen the movie. We just didn't know we were participating in the (re)finding of one of the heroes who was involved in the rescue! We were just trying to help make a convention a success for "America's Heroes"! Keep up the good work it is encouraging to know someone is telling their stories - and so well! Your stories read like best sellers.
Dave Alford <dave3lotae@hotmail.com>
Tigard, OR USA - Friday, May 10, 2002 at 12:06:59 (EDT)
I was a Cadet in Army Air Force 1943-1946 My brother Robert E. Morneweck was in 101st. Air-borne wasin Battle of the Bulge. He was killed in action crossing the Rhine in April 12, 1945
Arthur L. Morneweck <papa@twmi.rr.com>
Novi, Mi USA - Friday, May 10, 2002 at 12:02:42 (EDT)
I was with 1st Air Cav Division, was and is a "grunt" and very proud of it. 1st Cav has the most MOH of all units in the Vietnam War. Thank you
Chuck Dougherty <charleswdougherty@attbi.com>
Portland, OR USA - Friday, May 10, 2002 at 01:38:39 (EDT)
Outstanding web-site, it's good to see a site with so much good information. I learned alot. Thank you, Keep it up.
A1C Owens, Robert D. <fireman0630@aol.com>
Nellis AFB, NV USA - Thursday, May 09, 2002 at 23:34:10 (EDT)
My dad served 23 years and served in Vietnam, I am now servind my country and will stay as long as I can. Everybody should serve their country and enlist in the Armed Forces. HOAH!
Roberto Ruiz <ruiz8@tayoo.com>
San Juan, PR USA - Thursday, May 09, 2002 at 17:18:58 (EDT)
Excellent and educational website.
CPL Raymond Torres <spctrr@aol.com>
Newark, NJ USA - Wednesday, May 08, 2002 at 19:17:34 (EDT)
Currently researching Capt. Robert McDonald, MOH recipient for bravery against overwhelming odds fighting Crazy Horse at the Wolf Mountains in Montana also known as the Battle of Butte in 1877. Robert was born in Scotland in 1822 and died in California in 1901 and is buried at the Lone Tree Cemetery in Hayward, CA. If there are any descendants out there, please contact me.
Marilyn Everts Critari <avenge91101>
Alice, TX USA - Wednesday, May 08, 2002 at 02:04:42 (EDT)
Looking for friends of my dads, or anyone from the 2nd/19th artillery, all years. Dad was there from 65-66, An Khe. He doesn't have a computer yet, so I offered to look. I started a webpage for the 2/19th, so please come & join us there, we will be posting lots of photos from Vietnam. We are hoping to eventually find enough guys to get a reunion organized, since this unit has never had one to our knowledge. Thanks! Karmen http://freepages.military.rootsweb.com/~karmen/index.htm
Mike Vice <karmenvice89@yahoo.com>
Portland, OR USA - Tuesday, May 07, 2002 at 16:33:26 (EDT)
Thanks for honoring ALL of America's military heroes. You've created an awesome site! Please visit http://www.wtv-zone.com/kjsb/bataan.html to help support the heroes serving in Operation Enduring Freedom. Thanks! Karen
Karen <kjbriggs@webtv.net>
NY USA - Tuesday, May 07, 2002 at 10:50:40 (EDT)
Nice web sight, I made the picture my background!
Brian Atwood <Pinknerdflower@yahoo.com>
Cedar Rapids, Iowa USA - Tuesday, May 07, 2002 at 10:18:43 (EDT)
Awe inspiring and spine tingling! These men and those like them are why we are the greatest nation that earth has ever seen! They are the reason why we can do what we choose and those who forget or take our freedom for granted should visit this site as well as the monuments to the American fighting spirit and heroism. I am looking for information on LCDR Bruce Avery Van Voorhis, USN, KIA, WWII. Any information would be appreciated. God Bless America now and forever!
Randy G. Clay <RAmericanEagle@aol.com>
Candler, NC USA - Tuesday, May 07, 2002 at 00:10:09 (EDT)
As the sister of MOH winner John L. Levitow I am in awe regarding the amount of work that Doug Sterner has put into creating this website. Without his knowledge and perserverance this would not have been possible. THANK YOU DOUG.
Mary Lee Constantino <constaml@aol.com>
East Hartford, CT USA - Monday, May 06, 2002 at 19:34:19 (EDT)
I visited the web site to get info on the story ofthe Four Chaplains which I had the privilege to see given by a group of Legioneers for a program at Kingwood Center in Mansfield, The Bellville Post of AL. I had never heard the story before. My late husband fought in the European theatre from 1942-45. He was near Berlin when the war ended. Thank you for honoring all the military by your web site. It is very moving.
Dodie Melvin <dodiem@ezlinknet.com>
Centerburg, OH USA - Monday, May 06, 2002 at 15:17:20 (EDT)
YOUR SITE IS SO VERY BEAUTIFUL. BROUGHT TEARS AND REMEMBERANCES OF ALL THE BRAVE MEN. MY COUSINS ARE COUSINS OF JON CAVAIANI MEDAL OF HONOR/POW. I ALSO KNEW HIM. MY COUSINS SHARED THIS SITE WITH ME. BOTH MY PARENTS WERE IN WORLD WAR II STATIONED IN ENGLAND. TOO ME ALL SERVICEMEN ARE HEROES. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR A BEAUTIFUL AND TOUCHING TRIBUTE TO OUR HEROES.
DONNA S JAMES <DONNASJAMES@AOL.COM>
FRESNO, CA USA - Sunday, May 05, 2002 at 21:46:41 (EDT)
I would like to say that I am working on a project in my history calss called The True Courage of American Soldiers. Having a father in the Armed services has helped me alot but still didnot give me all of the information that I needed. After searching I then found your web site. It has helped me understand the real meaning that these soldiers are fighting for our country. So, GOD BLESS YOU ALLL, AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR GUIDED PROTECTION. You truely are Angels sent by God's dear grace.
Charmaine Hibbard <js_cowgirl@hotmail.com>
Winter Haven, FL USA - Saturday, May 04, 2002 at 21:32:19 (EDT)
Found this site while searching for info regarding the Japanese-American soldiers in WWll. The story of the Lost Battalion and its rescuers needs to be told so that present-day Americans can appreciate their heroism.
Keith Caupp <kei7th@aol.com>
Dayton, Oh USA - Friday, May 03, 2002 at 19:55:39 (EDT)
This is a wonderful site
Samantha Cairy <sammy1069@hotmail.com>
Scott AFB, IL USA - Thursday, May 02, 2002 at 19:59:27 (EDT)
I like the webpage. It is a great tribute to America's defenders.
Amn Regis Hess <ktulu221@hotmail.com>
Peterson AFB, CO USA - Thursday, May 02, 2002 at 07:12:12 (EDT)
I am the youngest daughter of Jay R.Vargas. I just want to say how proud I am to be his little girl. He is and always will be MY HERO and the best father anyone could ask for.
Gina Meyers <GIginam@aol.com>
San Diego, CA USA - Thursday, May 02, 2002 at 01:46:24 (EDT)
I thank you all who fought in ww2.i would like to say that noone could appreciate the battle you all put up.Once again, thank you!!!!
Terri Houston <diamonds_2007@yahoo.com>
Lufkin, Tx USA - Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at 13:25:28 (EDT)
I thank you all who fought in ww2
Terri Houston
Lufkin, Tx USA - Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at 13:19:33 (EDT)
Hello, .My name is William Gillet, and I was born in 1946 on october 31. I'm trying to find my roots and my American Family.Be sure, I don't want to make any trouble ; I don't absolutely claim anything, I'm just trying to find my roots. If you know this person or some of his relatives, please let me know, after all those years, I have just a hope to meet my Dad and his family.- having an answer. Please send it on the address : christine.procek@teledisnet.be I thank you very much. Sincerely. William. Informations about veteran WWII His name is: GILBERT STEPHAN (E) or STEPHEN or STEVEN( I don't know the correct spelling). He was born between l923 and l925. He came to fight in Europe during World War II. in in BELGIUM ). ( Belgium is between Holland and Germany ). He was based in Bressoux - near Liege ( thus, in Belgium ) on 1945/1946 ( Barracks General LEMAN ). Code groupment : Q183J. ( under the orders from Lieutenant Colonel TAYLOR He formed part of 52th Quartermaster. This Company was under the control of 58th Q.M. He left Belgium on may or june 1946 to go to Germany.
GILLET WILLIAM GILBERT <christine.procek@teledisnet.be>
GRACE BERLEUR, LIEGE BELGIUM - Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at 10:37:13 (EDT)
I served for 20+ years in the USAF and retired in 1991. Was just web searching when I came across this page. It is a great collection of info and a great tribute to all men and women who have and are serving this wonderful country. Thank you for your efforts in placing all this info in one place. Keep up th good work and God Bless.
Stephen J. Vogt <hugo@shrineclowns.com>
Grand Forks, ND USA - Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at 07:14:44 (EDT)
Great site! I served in Vietnam, all within the Iron Triangle with Alpha Company, 65th Combat Engineer Bn. 25th Infantry Division, Tay Ninh ( Rocket City ) Just want to say to all my Bros, Welcome Home! GOD Bless America. Freedom will be defended!! My youngest Son Joey is a Sgt, in Aphganastan serving with the 101st Air Bourne Rangers as a Flight Medic. My Daughter Melissa is serving in Hawaii with my old Unit the 25th.
Gary J. Glenn <BeachAccess4US2@huntingtonbeach.com>
Huntington Beach, CA USA - Tuesday, April 30, 2002 at 00:05:29 (EDT)
I have a family member who won a Silver Star in WWII. While looking up info about the Silver Star, I came across this website. I really enjoyed the information on this site.
Layne Jones <coach1173@hotmail.com>
OK USA - Monday, April 29, 2002 at 13:07:28 (EDT)
THANKS: THE V.F.W. I BELONG TO HAS ONE OF THOSE WANT A BE,S P.O.W.... GREEN BERET,S . I M ON CRUTCHES. I,M NO HERO, BUT I SERVED A YEAR WITH THE 9TH AS A ARTY RECON SGT (FOWARD OBSERVER). I,VE BEEN LUCKY ENOUGH TO COUNT REAL HEARO,S AMONG MY FRIEND,S . I THINK I,LL POST THE LIST IN A PROMINIT PLACE. SUGGEST OTHERSDO THE SAME. AGAIN THANKS WELL DONE.........SHOT OUT
TOM SCHNEIDER <redleg9thatyahoo.com>
oscoda, mi USA - Sunday, April 28, 2002 at 18:57:52 (EDT)
I had been looking for the names and the award that each had received and I thank you for this fine work. I now have it in my files. Is there any way to get a picture of each one of the recipients? Thank you again. Richard Hall USMC Retired
Richard H. Hall <hallusmc@cstone.net>
Nathalie, VA USA - Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 15:51:50 (EDT)
Very interesting and informative site, enjoyed the time spent going through. I am a Viet Nam Vet and it does one good to see that the brotherhood of those who served are not forgotten! Thanks....
Dennis W. McElroy <denniswjmcelroy@aol.com>
Salt Lake, UT USA - Tuesday, April 23, 2002 at 01:19:57 (EDT)
I found this a very humbling experience.May God bless you always.
Gerald Mcphee Sgt . Canadian Army
Canada - Monday, April 22, 2002 at 19:57:34 (EDT)
I love Amercia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nathan
CA USA - Monday, April 22, 2002 at 19:17:16 (EDT)
we shound not forget the uss oklahoma,and her history
Phillip j.Riddle
newalla, ok USA - Monday, April 22, 2002 at 15:43:51 (EDT)
This is a fantastic web,I served 30 yrs. in the navy retired off the Kitty Hawk in 1970. the greatest moment in my spouse and my life was when we attended a N.C.P.o. convention in San Diego in 2000 and we sat at the table of the MOHR John Flynn the oldest and first from Kanahoa of the bombing of pearl harbor, he was a delight to be around and as alert as a young chief.keep up this great web. mike Evans, ackerman, Ms. mikeevans@telepak.net
Michael Evans <mikeevans@telepak.net>
Ackerman, Ms. USA - Sunday, April 21, 2002 at 18:16:30 (EDT)
Great site! Looks like it may take a while to read it all. Jim Hanser-cpl-3rd. Marine Division-Viet Nam-67&68.
Jim Hanser <jimlynnhanser@asis.com>
Garberville, Ca. USA - Friday, April 19, 2002 at 15:39:51 (EDT)
great site
glenn schunk
rochester, mn USA - Friday, April 19, 2002 at 13:51:47 (EDT)
This is an outstanding site guys...one to be proud of...keep it up...
mort <mort8896@msn.com>
USA - Thursday, April 18, 2002 at 11:49:25 (EDT)
I teach 3rd grade and we are studying the history of our state. We are doing that by learning the settlement, growth, conflicts, etc. in a time-line fashion. We are now at the days preceeding the American Revolution. Fittingly, we are watching the Johnny Tremain (Disney movie about pre-Revolution events). The students are very interested in their heritage as Americans. I think it's great to see a rekindled spirit among even the youngest citizens. Your site is wonderful. I just don't know if we will have time to see all you have to offer. You are to be commended. Mrs. K. Thomas Bainbridge, Georgia
Kay Thomas <kthomas@decatur.k12.ga.us>
Bainbridge, GA USA - Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 19:03:10 (EDT)
Thank you I plan on visiting as many graves of the men from Maine that recived the Medal Of Honor as possible and insure these graves are maintained in the manner that they deserve.
Philip Mitchell <philruth@ime.net>
medway , me USA - Wednesday, April 17, 2002 at 10:17:21 (EDT)
Hello Evryone! THis is a very good webpage! I am a SGT of the Philippine AIr Force Active Reserve. I wish to receive emails from US Military Personnel. Thank YOu!
SGT JOSE RICO VERDOTE RAMIREZ, PAFR <ricozen@yahoo.com>
Legazpi City, Philippines - Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at 23:34:23 (EDT)
HEllo Everyone! I'm a Sgt of the Philippine Air Force Active Reserve! I really like your webpage. This is great! I wish to receive emails from US Military Personnel. Thank You!
SGT JOSE RICO VERDOTE RAMIREZ, PAFR <ricozen@yahoo.com>
Legazpi City, Philippines - Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at 23:29:22 (EDT)
Frank Holm <fholm2000@aol.com>
Childersburg, Al USA - Tuesday, April 16, 2002 at 03:59:43 (EDT)
This is one of the best web sites I have ever seen. As a retired Navy Damage Controlmen Chief (SW/DV) it makes me proud to read about our heros. This what makes our country so great. Keep up the great work.
Edward F. Gassert <SewSayIt@isoc.net>
Evendale, OH USA - Monday, April 15, 2002 at 16:56:46 (EDT)
A really great site..brought tears to my eyes and chills up my neck...Long live America and its people... mort A2/5Cav 68-69
mort <mort8896@msn.com>
USA - Monday, April 15, 2002 at 13:51:00 (EDT)
I met Admiral Stockdale last week. He recieved the Medal Of Honor for his service in Vietnam. I was in awe as I stood in his presence. I wanted to learn more and your website has helped. Thank You.
Fred L. Mills Jr., Midshipman, NROTC <fmills54@msn.com>
San Diego, CA USA - Sunday, April 14, 2002 at 21:45:25 (EDT)
I am writing an Air Force Heritage paper for Airman Leadership school, and have found this site very helpful. I am writing how Sgt Timothy A. Wilkinson, an Air Force Cross recipient, has impacted todays enlisted force structure. If the paper turns out good, I will send you a copy. Thank you William Geiser
William Geiser <william.geiser@ramstein.af.mil>
USA - Saturday, April 13, 2002 at 17:50:31 (EDT)
i was very impressed with your web site i would like to see more information about medals. other then that i thought that the web site was cool.... J. McGregor
jaye-d McGregor
sandown, nh usa - Friday, April 12, 2002 at 13:26:06 (EDT)
Look forward to visiting this site many times in the future.
James Comer <sargecomer@yahoo.com>
Littleton, CO USA - Friday, April 12, 2002 at 12:19:57 (EDT)
My father and his two brothers were at Pearl Harbor December 7,1941,the only 3 children in the family.My father was William(Willie) Radau(deceased)who served on the USS Raleigh,and his brothers were Rudolph(Rudy)Radau(still living) and Eugene(Gene) Radau(deceased). My father served on the USS Raleigh,but I'm not sure which ships my uncles were on.All survived and came home to Gulfport,Mississippi. I enjoyed visiting your site very much....keep up the good work!
Louise Radau Hensley <viviennelou@aol.com>
Saucier, MS USA - Thursday, April 11, 2002 at 22:19:10 (EDT)
my friend was hit and killed on september 11, 2001 and i had to be there to watch him die just thought id let u know where i was on 911.
Bryan Davis <Superboy_2004@hotmail.com>
Loudonville, Oh USA - Thursday, April 11, 2002 at 11:30:38 (EDT)
I just wanted to say thank you! I have relatives currently serving in the 110th Battalion-442nd IN Regt both in Hawai'i, and American Samoa. I am very proud to be a part of such an honorable unit, and it's heritage will live on in those that were in it, are in it, and will be in it. Great Job! Mahalo Nui
Kehaulani Matautia <GeneralsDaughter@aol.com>
Camp Doha, Kuwait - Tuesday, April 09, 2002 at 14:10:28 (EDT)
Being an old Dogface I feel at home with my comrads and their stories.
Bill Scott <bjscott@adelphia.net>
USA - Tuesday, April 09, 2002 at 13:42:28 (EDT)
you have put together a wonderful presentation. worthy of the material it represents......
herb buckley <hbuckley@troopers.state.ny.us>
hancock, n.y. USA - Monday, April 08, 2002 at 16:05:32 (EDT)
Hi, Was great meeting you folks in Denver. Hope your stay was good.Was just going through my notes and found your site. Hope we can meet up again some time. Drop me line. Dan
Dan Smith <dsmitty1smith@aol.com>
MI USA - Monday, April 08, 2002 at 14:17:27 (EDT)
Found your page on Airgroup 15, just surfing, My dad is VG Lambert the Squadron Commander of VT 15. Enjoyed the page.
Don Lambert <Satonka@Pacbell.net>
Orange, Ca USA - Saturday, April 06, 2002 at 21:54:17 (EST)
Great job! thanks for honoring our fallen heroes
CSM Roland E. Glenister <roland.glenister@irwin.army.mil>
Ft. Irwin, CA USA - Thursday, April 04, 2002 at 15:03:17 (EST)
What a wonderful site u have put together, as a navy vet of ww2 and korea I enjoyed ur site very much. I enlisted at age 16 years and 2 months, loved my service 2 my country. served on USS Union AKA 106 WW2. and on USS MOUNTRAIL APA 213 korean war. Brought 1,485 Marines home from the Frozen Chosen and korea to Treasure Island at San Francisco. would go again were I young enough.
Pete Bertram <linelevel29@hotmail.com>
Abasarokee, Mt USA - Wednesday, April 03, 2002 at 23:49:58 (EST)
I am the sister of John Levitow - MOH winner 1970. I am just so proud to have had John as my brother. He was a quiet individual - not showy regarding his medal but he helped the enlisted soldiers for 22 years - he passed away on Nov. 8, 2000. It's disheartening to think that all the military personnel (and all of them were heroes)that went to Vietnam were not recognized when they returned. That is so sad. This site is really fantastic and I think Doug has done a subperb job
Mary Lee Constantino <constaml@aol.com>
East Hartford, CT USA - Monday, April 01, 2002 at 16:02:31 (EST)
um yeah! nice site.
JeSsILeE <none of ur business>
USA - Monday, April 01, 2002 at 09:30:18 (EST)
I served with the 15th Eng. Battalion. 9th inf. div. I was in the battle of the bulge. My nickname was "kraut" is there anybody out there that remembers me email Jerome@Lodinet.com
Lloyd Joachim <Jerome@Lodinet.com>
Lodi , ca USA - Sunday, March 31, 2002 at 00:37:05 (EST)
My God Bless the United States of America and all those who have served so bravely. AG3(AW) Jeremiah Fredrick Yoder United States Navy
Jeremiah Fredrick Yoder <yoderj@nemof.naples.navy.mil>
Indianapolis, IN USA - Saturday, March 30, 2002 at 05:46:24 (EST)
i have great honor for thoughs who have lost there life in combat and thoughs who have been greatly wounded either by enemy fire or by the loss of fellow soldiers i have the outmost respect for all medal of honor recipintents alive and deceased.
JamesMichael luoni <spaz_tug@yahoo.com>
gloucester, ma USA - Wednesday, March 27, 2002 at 12:00:32 (EST)
A great site dedicated to the greatest of all Americans!
Gilbert Huey, Jr. <Gilbert.Huey@Andrew.com>
Carrollton, GA USA - Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at 09:51:19 (EST)
Col. Wes, my old Mud Marine friend...Hope you are well, don't know if I ever told you that my younger brother Erdwin (Ed} Clausen was in 1/9 at Khe Shaun during the seige the same time that I was there TAD to fill sand bags....and like all Members of 1/9 was issued a body bag (LOL) that he almost got to use when an 81mm morter landed in his (Wesly) fox hole....He is OK this day for someone that was within the killing radius of an 81mm.....You gone'a be in La. for the Convention ? Death Before Dishonor_Mike
Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr.__MOH <MOHbstrmc@i-55.com>
Ponchatoula, La. USA - Monday, March 25, 2002 at 20:00:52 (EST)
I served in nam 67/68 big red one,1/28/infantry,black lions,of Canticy,looking for anyone how was there at this time to chat with.Very impresive site.
S/P 4 Richard Dion <jumpinrich@aol.com>
West Warwick, RI USA - Monday, March 25, 2002 at 15:41:22 (EST)
Just come across this site . I really like this site.It means alot to me when I can view sites like this . My father & uncles served in the military.
Kenny Walden <wald9698@bellsouth.net>
Smyrna, TN USA - Sunday, March 24, 2002 at 19:36:03 (EST)
A great website to remember the hero's of the past and present and also the future. Future generations can look back and be thankful for all vets that have made this the greatest country in the world, thru their sacrifices. May God Bless everyone hero !
Wilfred St. Amour <wst_amour@hotmail.com>
Amsterdam, NY USA - Sunday, March 24, 2002 at 08:32:17 (EST)
Was just surfing the net,feeling patriotic,discovered this site. Very impressive, searched for some old shipmates, relieved I didn't find them. Semper paratus & Semper Fidelis
HM1 Thomas E. Lyons USNR-R(ret) <theharleyfolks@juno.com>
Cumberland, Md USA - Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 18:23:06 (EST)
Very Good. I'm looking for Photos of Engineer Units That were in Veitnam.I was with the 46th. Engr. Bn.,159th Engr Group & 46th. Engr. Det, 31st Engr. Bn.Combat Army
Gertsch Daniel E. <dsgert@webworkz.c0m>
N.C. USA - Thursday, March 21, 2002 at 15:53:59 (EST)
Great site
Norm Morikawa <morikawa@aztec-net.com>
Erin, ON Canada - Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at 12:40:16 (EST)
This is a wonderful web site that truly honors our war vet- erans. It is certainly a web site to be proud of!
Karla L. Varga <Itsu@Oasis.net>
Clearwater, Florida USA - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at 22:31:03 (EST)
Great job on the McGovern Brothers. I am a graduate of St. John's 85' and commander of the McGovern Rifles Drill Team for 3 years. This story means a lot to me. Keep up the good work.
Cliff Robertson <cliff.robertson@netzero.net>
University Park, MD USA - Tuesday, March 19, 2002 at 13:00:35 (EST)
I'm glad to see the site back on line. Thank you very much, Doug. Please know that your efforts here are never unappreciated.
Kevin Mansfield <ldbaker@arkansas.net>
Locust Grove, AR USA - Sunday, March 17, 2002 at 08:20:07 (EST)
Thanks for a great site. The picture of PFC John Magrath, looks great. Thanks for including it in the Gallery.
E. Magrath <magrath@crosslink.net>
St. Michaels, MD USA - Friday, March 15, 2002 at 20:11:46 (EST)
Justfound your web sight, I am a sister to Sgt. Donald Skidgel He is a MEDAL OF HONOR WINNER, He died in Vietnam. He was a good Brother,and he will always be our HERO....we love and misshim very much.
Diana Stewaet <Lady50di@uninets.net>
Me. USA - Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 17:29:20 (EST)
Thank you for this informative website! I'll be back...
Joanne Kerby <luvagund@viclink.com>
USA - Monday, March 11, 2002 at 23:45:44 (EST)
Hello.I am a 13 year old 7th grader and my teacher asked if anyone knew WHY the metal was PURPLE...I am looking for that answer, but have not found it. Could you tell me ? I would really like to know, so I can share with my classmates.Thank You.
Joshua Smith <Patchit@warwick.net>
Grahamsville, NY USA - Monday, March 11, 2002 at 17:08:36 (EST)
This is the best web site I have come across. I have spent hours going thru all the various information that you have made available. My greatest appreciation to you for all the effort that you have put into this project and to make it all available to us.
Richard G. Buchanan <Rgbcpousn@aol.com>
Brownsburg, IN USA - Monday, March 11, 2002 at 12:36:09 (EST)
My uncle would like information about his brother who died in Italy in WWII The Brothers name was Sgt.Tami (Tom) Takemoto. The only other information I have is 442nd Company K 3.442-K1 died and buried somewhere in Italy on June 27, 1944. Would anyone that knew him or has information or data on him please contact me. I am especially interested in photos if any exist.
Justin Kim <justinkim4@juno.com>
Portland, OR USA - Sunday, March 10, 2002 at 22:52:11 (EST)
This is a really great site. I was searching for units I had served with when I found it. I am proud to say I am good friends with Jim Swett USMC CMOH, Squadron 221, WW-ll, and Jim Taylor, CMOH US Army, Vietnam. We all live in the same small town and share a common love of the mountains around us. They are very inspiring and down to earth people. Neither are online. If somebody wants to write to them, e mail me. I'm sure they would be happy to respond. I will spend many hours here, and share this site with friends. Thanks again, Steve Milovich, US Army VN 1966-67
Steve Milovich <sawbuck@tds.net>
Trinity Center, CA USA - Sunday, March 10, 2002 at 22:23:16 (EST)
Cool! thank you
Katherine
Holton, KS USA - Sunday, March 10, 2002 at 17:07:23 (EST)
Welcome home again Doug. We though we lost you. Your site is the most informative and inspirational site on the Web. I have been able to print out your photos for a mother who lost her son in Korea, Eugene Obregon MOH. May God continue to bless America and her sons and daughters who serve so we can continue to live in Freedom. Greg Young in So. Ca. US Army Vietnam 67-68 and would do it all over again.
Greg Young <ynginv911@prodigy.net>
Yorba Linda, Ca USA - Sunday, March 10, 2002 at 10:26:52 (EST)
The Real Heroes are Schindler+Firemans! Bye, From WP
WP <wouter_ophetweb@hotmail.com>
San Fransisco, calafornie USA - Sunday, March 10, 2002 at 09:02:17 (EST)
Great site!! One of the best sites I have seen. I Served in Vietnam With India Co. 3/3 from July,1968 to Aug,1969 as a Grunt.I just recently started looking for some of my old buddies I was in country with after all those years. Been to a lot of web sites and this one beats 95% of all the others hands down. GREAT WORK. You will have my support. SEMPER FI
Dorsey P. Satterfield <dps80401@aol.com>
Golden, Co USA - Saturday, March 09, 2002 at 23:43:34 (EST)
Great site God bless you!
Jim Crawford <jim@atlantabesthomes.com>
Atlanta, GA USA - Saturday, March 09, 2002 at 22:25:26 (EST)
I served 20 years in the USAF, 1971-1991. I've met Pete Lemon in person and waited in line for 3 hours at a book signing for Roy P. Benavidez to sign his autobiography MEDAL OF HONOR A Vietnam Warrior's Story. Both men were so down to earth it just boggles the mind to stand in the presence 2 great men who are Medal of Honor recipients. Just goes to show you this nation is made up of such ordinary men . Thinks for a great web site. God Bless you all
L Pearson <hd rider01@aol.com>
Colorado Springs, Co USA - Saturday, March 09, 2002 at 21:07:34 (EST)
I am having trouble finding the actual MOH citations. Are you still listing them?
Michael J. Murphy
USA - Saturday, March 09, 2002 at 15:03:25 (EST)
CORPSMAN 3rd Mar Div/ 11th Engr BN 67-68
Mike Wallace <mdwsr@prodigy.net>
Hutchinson, Ks USA - Saturday, March 09, 2002 at 12:04:34 (EST)
GOOD to see you back ... Now the link works again. My site is dedicated to all those that flew off the 'Roof' of Essex cv9, 1943 - 1945. I am in contact with a lot of heroes from back then - but none of them will 'fess up - they all say they were just doing their job, or just following orders. A finer group of gentlemen is not to be found.. MOH winner Cdr. David McCampbell is the linch pin of my site - and you are the linch pin of all the heroes that served.. Thanks - Guns
Bob Sourisseau <gunscva9@aol.com>
Norwalk, CA USA - Friday, March 08, 2002 at 00:16:23 (EST)
Thank you for being there.
Thomas J. Mc Mahon <mcm1221@earthlink.net>
Spring Hill, FL USA - Thursday, March 07, 2002 at 20:02:37 (EST)
Thank you for a well done site. I served in Viet Nam in 1967- Co. A. 4th Inf. Div. Would like to contact other soldiers who served there.
Mickey Tom Lumley <audie_63556@yahoo.com>
Milan, MO USA - Wednesday, March 06, 2002 at 19:01:40 (EST)
Extremely well presented
Maj R.J.Clubbs <rclubbs @ hotmail.com>
Trenton, Mi USA - Wednesday, March 06, 2002 at 13:19:41 (EST)
I'm a lady WAC who served my Country very proudly during 63-65 shipping troops to Nam on top cripto over in Hawaii!!!!
Verna Kellenberger Lint <vlint@dejazzd.com>
Leola, PA USA - Wednesday, March 06, 2002 at 00:57:21 (EST)
I said, Cool!" and left off the most important part. Doug, you won't say it, but I will. If you have a business or organization, I highly recommend you become one of the great sponsors for this site, so it can keep providing so much great information for our nation's heroes. Glad you're back, Doug! Blessings, Don and Shirl
Don Bendell <don@donbendell.com>
Canon City, CO USA - Tuesday, March 05, 2002 at 17:03:43 (EST)
Doug/Pam; Cool! Don/Shirl
Don Bendell <don@donbendell.com>
Canon City, CO USA - Tuesday, March 05, 2002 at 16:53:16 (EST)
I could not find the name of IVORY, MILTON (PFC) at the time of his award of the MOH in Vietnam. I believe he was in the 173rd Airborne Brigade. Thank you. Charles
Charles <cycvy@aol.com>
Fayetteville, NC USA - Tuesday, March 05, 2002 at 06:01:37 (EST)
I am so glad to see you back on line. YOu are the absolute best website and I have missed your information these past few weeks.
Sharon Denitto <ITSharon@aol.com>
Sarasota, FL USA - Monday, March 04, 2002 at 22:57:24 (EST)
Very good.It will hopefully let the familys to rember for generations ahead what we did and what the real heros did for us .yes i"m a vetern but by no means a hero thank you for listining to me
Leon G. Davis Sr. <lfdavissr@yahoo.com>
So.Berwick ., Me. USA - Monday, March 04, 2002 at 18:55:56 (EST)
What a wonderful website. It's great to have you back! Thanks, Doug, for all you do.
Warren Dixon <fivehawkspress@aol.com>
Liberty, NC USA - Monday, March 04, 2002 at 18:22:07 (EST)
I am a Veterans of Foriegn Wars District Commander for the Tulsa Area. We are Having an Event to Honor the Medal of Honor Recipiants we Have 2 living in the Tulsa area but we would like to make sure that there i we do not miss anyone. The 2 that we know about is Jack C. Montgomery and Col. Ernest Childers both are WWII Veterans. If any one could please get back with me I would appreciate it very much.I can also be reached at 918-663-8383 which is my work #. The Event that we are going to have will be on March 24th @ 2:00 pm at Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa,Ok.
jerry scott <jscott@gastecheng.com>
tulsa, ok USA - Monday, March 04, 2002 at 07:59:34 (EST)
This is a great site. Thanks for putting it together!
Beth Schuler <Schulerb46@hotmail.com>
USA - Sunday, March 03, 2002 at 20:25:56 (EST)
This is a very good website and I am honored to sign your guest book. I only hope that I can locate some of my buddies with whom I had the honor and privlege to serve with in the military. God Bless each and everyone of them where ever they may be and God Bless American and our service men and women the world over.
Thomas A. Aubres <us52628158 @entelos.net>
Charlestonm, WV USA - Friday, January 18, 2002 at 01:16:48 (EST)
great site.but a "great"is not good enough for those whoese name are in this site.from them,i learned what's the definition of "heroism"andthe important thing is not weather you are scared,but what you do when are scared.a salute from China.
newton wu <newtondicn@yahoo.com>
guiyang, p.r.china - Friday, January 18, 2002 at 00:57:23 (EST)
I have been trying to locate comrades of my UNCLE CHARLIE J. HARRIS,Marine Raider and recipient of 2 Purple Hearts-one with the Gold Star- and the third highest award, SILVER STAR for gallantry on Okinawa June 6'45 which cost his life. Thank you for the information-I am his niece/namesake and I appreciate what you have allowed us to do here! They gave up all their tomorrows for our todays!!!!
Linda CHARLES HARRIS Maberry <linwinmaberry@att.net>
Gladewater, Tx USA - Thursday, January 17, 2002 at 21:05:45 (EST)
As a proud member of the United States Air Force, a huge salute goes out to those who gave so much for this great country of ours...I only hope that I can serve as bravely as you all did. Thank you for paving the way for all of us who are now determined to make this the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave...Thank You....
ELo
Brooklyn, NY USA - Thursday, January 17, 2002 at 19:06:01 (EST)
Thank you.
Alisa L Trammell <alisalynnt@yahoo.com>
Mustang, ok USA - Thursday, January 17, 2002 at 17:05:15 (EST)
Great site, extremely well thought out. One question though. There have been claims made that Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. Edward Henry O'Hare, UN Navy, Ace combat pilot 1942 was the son of the infamous Al Capone. How could I verify or argue the point? Thanks, Tom roknroll@earthlink.net
T N Cerf <roknroll@earthlink.net>
USA - Thursday, January 17, 2002 at 15:36:21 (EST)

Your information is incorrect.  Edward O'Hare's FATHER was KILLED by a member(s) of Al Capone's crime organization.


This site is wonderful for getting info for pearl harbor. I have to do a paper and this is the site to get stuff from. I give an A+ to whoever wrote this site!
hommie g
USA - Tuesday, January 15, 2002 at 10:15:31 (EST)
Outstanding website
LCpl James Sawyer <sgtstriker08@hotmail.com>
Phoenix, AZ USA - Monday, January 14, 2002 at 19:47:20 (EST)
As A VietNam vet serving as B-52 Crew chief in the 60's, I found your site very touching. I witnessed many heroic acts by junior associates during my service that went unrecognized by serior officers who just assumed we were just airplane mechanics. If they only knew the dedication it took to assure them safe flights and returns, they may have looked at us in a differnet light. Thank you for your recognition.
Larry D'Errico <ljderrico@aol.com>
Lodi, NJ USA - Monday, January 14, 2002 at 10:24:32 (EST)
Excellent site!
SGT. Dave Howard <icesharks111@yahoo.com>
Anchorage, AK USA - Sunday, January 13, 2002 at 23:34:23 (EST)
It's good to see that true heroism is indeed recognized. We live in a free land because of those who came before us. We will stay free only as long as we are willing to fight, and if necessary to die for it. May God bless those who fought and died so that we may live free.
Rick Emery <raemery@anv.net>
Las Vegas, nv USA - Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 16:11:05 (EST)
great site.
ezguy <mp3rank@tripod.cl>
USA - Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 12:37:37 (EST)
Wonderful site. As the wife of one of those WW2 heroes, I really appreciate this tribute to those who make us all proud to be Americans.
Carol M. Cable
MI USA - Saturday, January 12, 2002 at 09:22:41 (EST)
It is my pleasure !
Seppo Hakunti <seppo.hakunti@pp.inet.fi>
kalvia, sf Finland - Friday, January 11, 2002 at 13:32:26 (EST)
I am looking for any information on prior terroist acts before Sep. 11th. I need at lease 10 articles for a school project. If you could help, please let me know what site I can find information to help with this project. Thanks, Beth Breaux
Beth Breaux <kbbreaux@waller.isd.esc4.net>
waller, Tx USA - Friday, January 11, 2002 at 10:11:06 (EST)
190AHC Bein Boe AFB Veitnam 68-69-70
Quentin <tif_qtra@yahoo.com>
Belgrade, MN USA - Friday, January 11, 2002 at 07:50:28 (EST)
Boy,I'm very impressed by this website,congretiulations! (sorry,if my english is a bit poor) I salute all your American heroes (incl.the ones who helpt out on September 11) Are there any VETS(American,Canadian,English)who were in the Netherlands in WOII? I would like to hear your story and talk about usual stuff. Send me a e-mail if you like,only serious guests please...
Frank Muusz <f.muusz@chello.nl>
Rotterdam, Netherlands - Thursday, January 10, 2002 at 23:46:27 (EST)
AM LOOKING FOR ANY VETS ATTACHED TO C0MOS MACV ABN DIV ADV DET IN VIETNAM FROM JULY 1967 TO OCT 1968. THANKS FOR A GREAT SITE. JOHN W KANE
SGT JOHN W KANE <BEEBEEKANE@AOL.COM>
ORANGEVALE, CA USA - Tuesday, January 08, 2002 at 23:45:39 (EST)
I've been searching for this site since yesterday! Great site Thanks!
Pam Copeland <pcope300@a0l.com>
Jefferson City, Mo USA - Tuesday, January 08, 2002 at 20:29:58 (EST)
My son is in the U.S. Army stationed in Korea. He has ask me several questions about the Congressional Medal of Honor, this prompted me to go to the web and do some research. I am so proud of our American Soldier's and thank you for allowing me to vist you web page. I want to extend a very special thank you to all U.S.A. military, thank you for all you do to allow me the freedom I have. My prayers and thoughts are with them. May God Bless each of them.
Shirley Porterfield <porterfields@deercreek.k12.ok.us>
Oklahoma City, Ok USA - Tuesday, January 08, 2002 at 07:45:58 (EST)
I really enjoyed your site! I am working on a school project and all I need is your site to write a paper.
Kyley Zabriskie
Kailua, HI USA - Monday, January 07, 2002 at 22:30:56 (EST)
You by far have a great Web Site which does justice to our Veterans. I have Vet kin from WW1 thru Nam. My Dad was KIA Hickam Field at Pearl Harbor, I am a Korean Vet. Keep up the great job. You have an A+++. Thanks again.
Thomas Powell < powellte@knology.net>
Prattville, Al USA - Monday, January 07, 2002 at 18:24:11 (EST)
VERY GOOD SITE.
D. E. DUNCAN
USA - Monday, January 07, 2002 at 08:36:48 (EST)
As the movie "Blackhawk Down" comes out...I was interested in knowing more...so I discovered one of the heros that died "Randall Shughart" is realated to me...Now I want to know more
Gale Shughart <gsharvest@yahoo.com>
KS USA - Sunday, January 06, 2002 at 16:44:19 (EST)
Great site.
Michael V Ferraraccio <usmarine03316869@aol.com>
Merrillville, In USA - Sunday, January 06, 2002 at 14:04:40 (EST)
I am looking for a hero named Dengler or so. He was a German, who went to the US to become a soldier, a pilot. He was captured in Vietnam, but was able to flee Could you help me to find out something about this man; is there a book or a film about him Yours faithfully Werner
Werner Neubauer <Werner.Neubauer@aon.at>
Linz, UA Austria - Sunday, January 06, 2002 at 08:40:02 (EST)
I am a Korean War Veteran who has not forgotten. I'm proud to say I'm one of those Forgotten.
Jack L. Jackson <swabbie@wcoil.com>
Celina, Ohio USA - Saturday, January 05, 2002 at 15:00:46 (EST)

William Farmer <bagdad10@aol.com>
Yuma, Az USA - Thursday, January 03, 2002 at 22:38:32 (EST)


Very good site,and a monument those that served and won the medalof honor.Many after they died.
Kyle Alan Kingen <gen_lee_06@hotmail.com>
Greenfield , IN USA - Thursday, January 03, 2002 at 22:06:31 (EST)
If anyone served with Yoshito Miyamura in Company H, please contact me.
Wesley Miyamura <wesley_miyamura@dca.ca.gov>
USA - Thursday, January 03, 2002 at 17:01:52 (EST)
I didn't know that this existed. It's refreshing to know that these people won't be forgotten. Thank you
George Swerda <gkswerda@earthlink.net>
Morrison, CO USA - Thursday, January 03, 2002 at 11:27:02 (EST)
I was looking for historical websites. Yours is one of the best! Thanks.
R Christianson <ron@museumphones.com>
Cave Junction, OR USA - Thursday, January 03, 2002 at 00:44:13 (EST)
I Along with another fine named Carolyn D Put together a Package of Photos an other documents of Rodger Young sent them to Home of heroes. I am from the same area that Rodger Young was raised in Clyde, Oh & Green Springs Knew Rodgers Brother
Dave Kirshman <dave_k39@yahoo.com>
Clyde, Oh USA - Wednesday, January 02, 2002 at 15:12:37 (EST)
I have a member of the "442nd, RCT, Company G, Second Battalion", standing next to me. His name is Kazumi Oda. If you would like to get in touch with him, send me an Email.
Vernon M. Bonagofski <BOATROD@aol.com>
USA - Wednesday, January 02, 2002 at 15:03:00 (EST)
I was aboard the Essex from June i,1943 to March 1,1944. I was a member of the association many years ago. I would like to have your membership list indicate those who were aboard her during the war years. I was sad to see her scrapped, however I am proud to see her still sailing under a new designation., the LDH-2. I have enjoyed all the information you have included in your wab pages. Thank you.
H.J. Clark,USN retired <idab@icnet.net>
Okla.City, OK USA - Wednesday, January 02, 2002 at 11:57:11 (EST)
Thank you for your wonderful site! Looking for great info and found it. You have a site to be very proud of and is surely providing information, help and support to everyone that visits it. Keep up the great work.
Maddy ~PEPPER~ <csaltnpepper@yahoo.com>
ON CANADA - Wednesday, January 02, 2002 at 10:46:08 (EST)
Thank you for this story of your fathers life in the service. It gives me a look at the time that my grandfather was in the service.and even though I don't think he received any medals and he worked as a barber after his time in the army. I know that he to was truly a hero in his own right. Thank you so very much.
Mr. & Mrs Don Hooker <grandmapat@cdsinet.net>
Appleton City, MO USA - Tuesday, January 01, 2002 at 23:23:28 (EST)
Thanks for providing this worthwhile source.
Colonel Bob Reed <RTReed@juno.com>
Carlsbad, CA USA - Tuesday, January 01, 2002 at 14:06:01 (EST)
Very nicely done... superb tribute to the men who made it possible for all Asians to make their mark in the military forces of the United States
Kirk Miyake <kirk_miyake@yahoo.com>
Aiea, HI USA - Tuesday, January 01, 2002 at 03:27:17 (EST)

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