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Valor Friday

| August 12, 2022 | 4 Comments
Valor Friday

My least favorite Valor Friday articles to write are those that coincide with the death of a hero. Such is today’s subject. Last week, Robert Simanek, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, passed away at the age of 92 on 1 August. David posted about it earlier this week, but I wanted to dig […]

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Medal of Honor awardee Simanek passes on. Only 2 from Korea remain

| August 9, 2022 | 10 Comments
Medal of Honor awardee Simanek passes on. Only 2 from Korea remain

Robert E. Simanek, 92, passed August 4 in West Bloomfield, MI. He was awarded the Medal of Honor after jumping on a Chinese hand grenade (after kicking away a second grenade thrown at the same time.) The Chinese attacked. During the ensuing firefight, two grenades landed in the shallow trench where Simanek and other Marines […]

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Help is on the way for Russia in Ukraine, NK may deploy 100k troops

| August 6, 2022 | 48 Comments
Help is on the way for Russia in Ukraine, NK may deploy 100k troops

We might have overestimated the Russians’ ability to wage war if it comes to calling in the under-fed soldiers of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to help in their war in Ukraine. The Australian Daily Telegraph has the story; Up to 100,000 North Korean soldiers could be sent to bolster Vladimir Putin’s forces fighting Ukraine, according […]

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Military dog retired and reunited with handler

| July 19, 2022 | 10 Comments
Military dog retired and reunited with handler

A feelz-good heart-throbber of a military dog who was injured on duty – he accidentally swallowed a bee and had to be rushed to the base vet to be resuscitated. The article is a bit murky – supposedly the pup was blinded, but recovered sufficiently to finish his tour and be reunited with the lady […]

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Congress authorizes upgrade of awards, five MoHs and four DSCs possible

| December 29, 2021 | 3 Comments
Congress authorizes upgrade of awards, five MoHs and four DSCs possible

Both Jeff LPH 3 and Poetrooper send in word that the annual defense spending bill which Biden just signed includes Congressional approval for the upgrade of some awards. Five soldiers (three from Korea and two from Vietnam) could see their awards upgraded to the Medal of Honor. Meanwhile, four men who were involved in the […]

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North Korea launches missiles at Japan

| September 16, 2021 | 62 Comments
North Korea launches missiles at Japan

Perhaps sensing that we have a group of foreign policy cucks in charge here, North Korea yesterday launched two missiles at Japan. Both landed within the Japanese exclusive economic zone. Needless to say the Japanese are pissed. Breitbart reports; North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, violating U.N. Security Council resolutions and drawing […]

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Valor Friday

| September 10, 2021 | 15 Comments
Valor Friday

Hiroshi Myamura was born in Gallup, New Mexico in 1925 to Japanese immigrant parents. This made him a “Nisei” or second-generation American of Japanese descent. The fourth of nine children, his parents owned and operated a 24-hour diner in the city. Gallup then as now was a largely Native American city. Known as “The Heart […]

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Valor Friday

| August 27, 2021 | 9 Comments
Valor Friday

When I start researching a topic often the first place you’ll find me is on Wikipedia. Many of our country’s heroes have lengthy articles that go into great detail. Some not so much. Today’s is a case of the latter. There are a total of three sentences in Tony Burris’ Wikipedia article. This includes a […]

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