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These are but a few of the names of those that have fought for and protected this great land that we travel about freely in every day. There should be no limitations on what it takes to protect them.
"May no soldier go unloved."
from Soldiers' Angels
Thank you to each one of you.......
Rick Choquette, Army
Bruce Glenn Merritt, Jr., Navy
Here's what his mom had to say about him:
("MT2/E5/SS He served on the USS Kamehameha and the West Virginia from 1990-1994.
Roy Woodrow Wilkins, Navy
James Walter Morris, Navy
Orland E. Howard, Marines, Korean Conflict
Buddy Hughes, Army, Korea
William Byron Schoolfield, Navy, WWII Pacific Theater
Byron Dorsey Schoolfield, Army WWI
Jack Sipilia, WWII, Navy (Retired)
James W. Maddox, WWII, Army (Deceased)
Art Sexton, Corporal, Marines, Vietnam
John Carey, Rank E-4, Airforce
Richard Hitchens, Army and National Guard, 1st Sergeant, Vietnam, Afganistan (40 yrs. later)
James B. Maddox, Army National Guard, Vietnam and Desert Storm
Jason Harris, Airforce, 167 AW, Kuwait
Larry Wood, Navy
Paul Hill, Navy, Chief, WWII
Michael Hill, Navy
William Byrd, III Cpl E4, First Marine Brigade, Vietnam
Michael Coutu, Navy AZ3 (SCW)
Nicholas Jones, Marines, PFC
Cornell Ginn, Air Force, Master Sgt. E-7 Veteran of Foreign Wars
This is just a start. There are so many more names out there.............PLEASE send them to me. Help me keep this list of names of our brave American men and women growing so everyone will know who they are and how proud we are.
Those that might not know the navy meaning of the above they stand for missile technician, second class, E5 pay grade, sub surface qualified.
Both submarines were nuclear....the big ones. He has seen parts of the world we will never see, including Scotland! He was so young and did an amazing job! We will always be proud of him and thank him for his service to our country.")
Please fly your flags and yellow ribbons! Let the active military know they are in our hearts and NOT forgotten.