Tag Archives: Medal of Honor

The Problem with Cemeteries and GPS When Multiple Cemeteries Are Adjacent – July 12, 2019

When I first had the thought to do this post, I couldn’t figure out where it was coming from. Then I had an Aha (or Eureka effect) moment. My eyes saw it, but missed it. However, my brain put 2 … Continue reading

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Military Antiques and Penry Museum, Petaluma, California – July 11, 2019

As I talked about museums earlier today – What I Enjoy About Themed Posts July 11, 2019, I decided to pick a museum on Roadside America that has been showing up on their main page for a bit – Military … Continue reading

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Congressional Gold Medal of Honor Is Not the Same Thing as the Medal of Honor

There is a big difference between the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congressional_Gold_Medal, usually referred to as the Congressional Gold Medal, and the Medal of Honor – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medal_of_Honor. From the first link (the Gold Medal): Congressional Gold Medal From … Continue reading

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The Man Who fought a War without a Weapon – YouTube Video

Medal of Honor Recipient, Desmond Doss, World War II medic who did not carry a weapon – The Man Who fought a War without a Weapon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8AggbAVSNQ (about 15:32 long). If you have seen the movie Hacksaw Ridge, you are … Continue reading

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My 2,000th Blog Post

 This should be 2,000th post, not counting the first Blog post that WordPress ate or any subsequent blog posts that I deleted. As always, a big thank you to those who read my blog, follow me, like a post, or … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor Book: Featured Vlogger of the Week March 26, 2019

Since yesterday was Medal of Honor Day, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medal_of_Honor_Day, I chose today’s Featured Vlogger of the Week to be Medal of Honor Book: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFggYNhgU-m4W-meF9BXbCw. It has 117 videos. Several of the links on the About page are broken – did find … Continue reading

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Kyle Carpenter Medal of Honor Recipient – Mississippi Mondays March 25, 2019

For today’s Mississippi Mondays, I went a different route. I chose Kyle Carpenter, Medal of Honor recipient who was born in Jackson, Mississippi. He is also the youngest living Medal of Honor recipient.  You can learn more about him several … Continue reading

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Interesting Little Known Coast Guard Medal of Honor Facts

If you go to Wikipedia and most Medal of Honor related websites, you hear about the three (3) Medal of Honor designs – Army, Navy, and Air Force. However, if you read this section of Wikipedia’s Medal of Honor article: … Continue reading

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Remembering Medal of Honor Day – March 25, 2019

Apparently Wikipedia thinks it’s a national federal holiday – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medal_of_Honor_Day. It’s not – https://militarybenefits.info/medal-of-honor-day/. Celebrating National Medal of Honor Day National Medal of Honor Day is not a federal holiday; banks do not close, U.S. Post Office facilities remain open, … Continue reading

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Thank You to BillionGraves Contributor for Rear Admiral Fluckey’s Headstone Photo

I posted about Rear Admiral Eugene B. Fluckey also known as “Lucky Fluckey” in this blog post: The Sub That Sank a Train. Thank you to Beth, BillionGraves contributor, for taking and transcribing the photo. You can view the image … Continue reading

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