Posts Tagged: Navy

Shielding a comrade from live grenade, William Charette absorbed blast and won Medal of Honor

LAKE WALES, Fla. – William R. Charette, a Navy corpsman who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for jumping on top of a wounded Marine to protect him from the blast of a nearby grenade, died March 18

Shielding a comrade from live grenade, William Charette absorbed blast and won Medal of Honor

LAKE WALES, Fla. – William R. Charette, a Navy corpsman who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for jumping on top of a wounded Marine to protect him from the blast of a nearby grenade, died March 18

World War II flying ace James Morehead, 95, shot down 8 faster, superior Japanese Zeros

PETALUMA, Calif. – A genuine American war ace who did his greatest fighting 70 years ago over the skies of Darwin has passed away in California at the age of 95. Colonel James Morehead played a crucial role in the

World War II flying ace James Morehead, 95, shot down 8 faster, superior Japanese Zeros

PETALUMA, Calif. – A genuine American war ace who did his greatest fighting 70 years ago over the skies of Darwin has passed away in California at the age of 95. Colonel James Morehead played a crucial role in the

Mighty Pocono Raceway rose from a spinach patch and the determination of dentist Joseph Mattioli

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – For the second time in less than a week, Pennsylvania has lost one of its sports icons. Dr. Joseph Mattioli, the man who built Pocono Raceway into one of the top tracks on the NASCAR circuit, died

Mighty Pocono Raceway rose from a spinach patch and the determination of dentist Joseph Mattioli

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – For the second time in less than a week, Pennsylvania has lost one of its sports icons. Dr. Joseph Mattioli, the man who built Pocono Raceway into one of the top tracks on the NASCAR circuit, died

Richard Ketchum, dead at 89, traded Manhattan for Vermont, co-founded Country Journal magazine

SHELBURNE, Vt. – Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan.

Richard Ketchum, dead at 89, traded Manhattan for Vermont, co-founded Country Journal magazine

SHELBURNE, Vt. – Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan.