Patrick Myers

Patrick Myers’ Story

Patrick joined the Marine Corps in 2002 and became a field radio operator. In 2005 he deployedto Iraq as part of the 2nd Marine Division’s Personal Security Detachment (PSD). Half-way through his deployment Patrick was on a patrol when the HUMVEE he was driving struck...

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Peter’s Story

Peter joined the Marine Corps in 2003 and became a mortarman. He remained in this position for over six years until applying for the elite Marine Special Operations Command (MARSOC). After completing grueling training, he was stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina....

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Jason Lilley

Jason Lilley joined the Marines and became a crewman on a Huey helicopter. He was sent to Iraq in 2003 and participated in the initial invasion. During his time in Iraq he spent countless hours flying support missions for the Marines on the ground. These included...

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Dario Heritage

Dario joined the Army in February of 1968, he became a 76y40 (armorer). He was sent to Vietnam in July of 1968. When he arrived in country, he was sent to Camp Enari near the “Dragon Mountain” 7 months after the battle of Dak To. Due to a shortage of Artillery...

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Dario Heritage
Bill Hudson

Bill Hudson

William “Bill” Hudson joined the Navy in January 1945 on his 17th birthday, his Father agreed to sign the parental waiver allowing him to enlist with his best friend. After an extended stint at Boot Camp due to scarlet fever and pneumonia he was sent to the Pacific...

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Louis Caliendo

Louis deployed to Iraq in 2003, spending nearly a year supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his tour in Iraq he participated in numerous raids searching for wanted insurgents. Louis depends on his truck for work, when his transmission went out he was unable to...

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Louis Caliendo Iraq
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Raymond’s Story

Raymond joined the Army in 1991. He became an 11Bravo (infantryman) and served honorably until 1994. After the invasion of Iraq, he re-enlisted in the Army to do his part in the war on terror. Less than 3 months after re-enlisting he deployed to Iraq where he served...

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Luke Doty

Luke joined the Marine Corps in 2004. He became a bulk fuels specialist and later an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Marine. During his first enlistment he deployed to Iraq twice and was stationed in the Al Anbar province. On his first combat tour, he was on a...

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Luke Doty