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Bill ‘Wild Bill’ Guarnere, of ‘Band of Brothers’ fame, dies at 90

story by: FoxNews.com’s Karl de Vries and The Associated Press photo courtesy of: wildbillguarnere.com William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 90. His … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Ike and his boys”

In honor of the this being the 69th anniversary of D-Day, I thought it would be fitting to feature one of the most iconic images from that day as the subject of this week’s Photo Friday! Eisenhower speaking to Easy … Continue reading

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Campbell sgt. gets Distinguished Service Cross

story by: Kristin M. Hall – The Associated Press photo courtesy of: Mark Humphrey / The Associated Press A Brazilian-born Army sergeant credited with saving two lives during an attack in Afghanistan while wounded has been presented with the nation’s … Continue reading

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6 Silver Stars for daring Afghanistan rescues

Six soldiers received Silver Stars in early December for bravery during two bloody firefights in Afghanistan. Three soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division — Staff Sgt. Al J. Garcia, Spc. David R. Stone and Sgt. Jacob Wilder — were honored … Continue reading

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Dick Winters, of “Band of Brothers” fame, passes away

Dick Winters, the former World War II commander whose war story was told in the book and miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died. Dick Winters led a quiet life on his Fredericksburg farm and in his Hershey home until the … Continue reading

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