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Selling of Military Awards and Medals

The Selling of Military Awards and Medals

The selling of military awards and medals. Should the selling of military awards and medals be legal? Is it currently legal? These are great questions with a multitude of answers and opinions. I get the opportunity to write this article from a unique perspective. First off, I am a veteran. Secondly, I am a picker, …

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Military Order of the Purple Heart: 6 Things You Should Know

It is the oldest military award given to military members. Maybe you have seen license plates that read Purple Heart recipient or have a friend or family member who has been awarded a Purple Heart. The fact is, any military member who has been awarded a Purple Heart has a story to tell, and we …

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Sergeant William Shemin: 8 Cool Facts

When I hear recent news that men and women are being discharged from the United States military because they are not citizens of the United States, I must admit that I have mixed emotions. I can understand if they have given signs of not being truly faithful to the United States and to the service …

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Colonel John Stapp: 8 Cool Facts

Before I start today’s post, I believe this video is befitting of what and who I am about to write… Colonel John Stapp Was A Real Life Rocket Man This genius was born in 1910 and passed away peacefully in 1999. Today, I am going to share 8 cool facts about Colonel John Stapp. He …

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Army Overseas Service Ribbon: Top 10 Cool Facts

Let’s take a few minutes and discuss the Army Overseas Service Ribbon. While getting promoted is normally the top priority for most service members, recognition in the form of awards… medals and ribbons is vitally important. The pride when a child, grandchild or other friend or family member admires your shadow box full of military …

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Roy Benavidez: Vietnam War Hero

“Captain, what should I do with this soldier? This friend of his says he is alive, but he looks dead to me” The Captain briefly looked at the Army medic and exclaimed “Zip up the bag, he’s dead.” As I reached to zip the bag, I was suddenly showered with a green, gooey substance. Looking …

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10th Mountain Division – Campaigns & Decorations

I must say that I am going to enjoy writing all about the 10th Mountain Division. The 10th is a light infantry division that continues to defend our great country. I am going to take you through the various campaigns the 10th Mountain Division has participated in and the decorations they have received. Now there …

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3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment – Campaigns & Decorations

The history behind the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment is amazing. The start came way back in 1845 when the Army saw a need for riflemen on horses. So the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen was authorized and they were formed at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri. Throughout the years, the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment has been defending and …

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2nd Armored Division: Campaigns, Past Commanders & WW2

Today, we’re going to discuss the 2nd Armored Division. We’ll cover their prestigious history, former commanders and their WW2 campaigns. “This division will be ‘Hell On Wheels’” Colonel George Patton Jr. One of the greatest leaders in U.S. Army history, General George Patton Jr. stated the above quote while the division was on maneuvers in …

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4th Infantry Division – Campaigns & Decorations

Their motto is Steadfast and Loyal and when we examine the 4th Infantry Division’s history, it is evident that they live up to this motto. The nickname used by the 4th Infantry Division is Ivy Division. You may wonder why Ivy. The Roman Numerals for four is IV, hence Ivy. The 4th Infantry Division has …

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