Matthew I Love You, Your My Hero, May God Hold You and Love untill I Arrive
From the day I first heard your heartbeat to the day I heard I would never hear it again, you brought me so much joy and happiness (and a lot of gray hairs--but I wouldn't trade them for anything but to have you back). My heart is still broke, the tears still flow, my love for you will always co... ...Read More
Harry Lee Corl was born in Lambertville, Michigan, on 26 March 1914. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on 20 November 1934 and was discharged in 1938. He enlisted again in 1939, rising to ensign by 15 June 1942.
During the Battle of Midway, Corl was serving in Torpedo Squadron 3 operati... ...Read More
Army Specialist Jesse Adam Snow is our beloved son and we're so proud of him. We love him more than anyone will ever know and will do our best to keep his name and memories alive as long as the sun shines on this beautiful earth. On 11 November 2010, Jesse called me for the last time and gave m... ...Read More
He is the standard of a Great American Hero- Gold Star Brother Daniel J Jenkins
Hero Stars Honors Our American Hero
Sgt. Troy David Jenkins
Hometown: Evergreen, Alabama
Army Sgt. Troy David Jenkins 25. Died April 24, 2003 Serving During Operation I... ...Read More
Dear Justin, I never had the pleasure of meeting you, but I love your family dearly. I have gotten to know you through your parents and I feel truely blessed to have your family in my life. I know you watch over your mom and dad and your precious little sister, and I know you know how proud of... ...Read More
You made me who I am today <3 you are the most amazing human being i have every meet you know how to make anyone laugh your smile brightens my face all the time..you are so smart Derek..you taught me so much..my heart breaks you had so many dreams you know what you wanted to do with your life..yo... ...Read More
The Full Measure of a Marine's Life
By Bob Derga Gold Star Father
My son gave his life on Mother's Day 2005 while conducting house-to-house searches with his unit. Insurgents opened fire with machine guns from inside the house as Dustin's fire team was opening the door. He was ... ...Read More
Sgt Byron Wayne Norwood, USMC, was 25 years old when he was killed in action in Fallujah, Iraq on Saturday, November 13, 2004.
Sgt Norwood was serving as a squad leader with the Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division (3/1), and was in his second deploy... ...Read More
The Vietnam War would continue for seven more years after Shelby County, Texas lost her ninth and final son. Private First Class Mac Curtis Buckley of Center, Texas was killed in action by an explosive device in the Gia Dinh Province of South Vietnam on July 5th, 1968. Mac Curtis was drafted in t... ...Read More
My father was an idealistic and dedicated man. He had a strong connection to his military heritage and was proud to call himself a soldier. Tradition, duty, and honor were very important to him. The ideals were reinforced by the love he held for his family, and his desire to help create a better ... ...Read More
Specialist Matthew Murchison was born in Hutchinson, Kansas on 11 October 1985.
He graduated from Olathe East High School. He enlisted in the United States Army in October 2005 and attended One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Upon completion of Basic ... ...Read More
I did not know SSG Miller personally but I am thankful for his service to our country. He will be awarded the Medal of Honor in October. Below are portions of a release from the White House about this distinguished honor. On October 6, President Barack Obama will award Staff Sergeant Rob... ...Read More
Although I never met Bryan, I have learned a lot about him through his Dad. Reading the stories of Bryan as told by his Dad, and seeing pictures of him as a child, has really touched my heart. I consider myself to be lucky to have a momento with Bryan's picture on it, that I carry with me every... ...Read More