October 19, 2020

God Get Me Home to My Girls

TALES OF VALOR HALF-HISTORY: Chief Petty Officer Douglas “Mike” Day | Shot 27 times on a critical mission in Iraq in 2007, Chief Day now devotes his time on a mission to help others suffering traumatic injury. What a tale of valor indeed.

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October 16, 2020

The Hand

TALES OF VALOR EP. 54: Lee Kessler | Lee Kessler and other POW's on a forced march crossed directions with Hungarian Jewish slave laborers on their way to be put to death. What emerged was deeply personal but became deeply impactful to countless others. 

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TALES OF VALOR EP. 53: Douglas Munro | Against the backdrop of the history of the United States Coast Guard emerges the sole Medal of Honor recipient from that bad ass branch: Douglas Munro. 

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October 7, 2020

One Man Vs. A Japanese Zero

TALES OF VALOR HALF-HISTORY: Owen Baggett | In the first ever video episode, Mike and Dave join forces on a 1/2 history where one man went head to head in the air with a Japanese Zero!!!!

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October 2, 2020

Good News Bad News

TALES OF VALOR UPDATE! 

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TALES OF VALOR HALF-HISTORY: Col. John Ripley | The only. Marine ever inducted into the U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame has quite a story to tell of his mission to "hold and die" against more than 20,000 enemy soldiers and 200 tanks on a bridge in Vietnam.

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September 28, 2020

Scouts Honor

TALES OF VALOR HALF-HISTORY: Jake Ryker | Boy Scout Jake Ryker is the hero who responded proactively to stop the Thurston High School Shooting. On May 21, 1998, 17 year old Jake was a student at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon. On that fateful day, Jake was sitting in the cafeteria when another student walked into the building and started shooting. Jake’s instinctive response was to be proactive rather than passive. Despite being shot and wounded by the attacker, Jake led the effort to subdue the gunman and held him until law enforcement arrived. Jake was able to initiate taking back control while under attack.

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September 25, 2020

Is This a Dream?

TALES OF VALOR EP. 52: Andrew Ferguson | The lines are blurred between reality and dreams for those who experience unimaginable scenes in their deployments. In this unique episode, Mike and Dave interact with a story from a book called "Fire and Forget" which is a collection of "short stories from a long war" about the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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September 23, 2020

I Didn’t Do It For The Money

TALES OF VALOR HALF-HISTORY: Howard Leedham | A dual citizen of USA and UK, listen in to one man's story of fighting a strange war in a strange way over in Pakistan.

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September 21, 2020

To Pull The Pin

TALES OF VALOR HALF-HISTORY: Charles Abrell | Cpl. Abrell, by his valiant spirit of self-sacrifice in the face of certain death, served to inspire all his comrades and contributed directly to the success of his platoon in attaining its objective. His superb courage and heroic initiative sustain and enhance the highest traditions of the U.S. Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country. (excerpt from MOH citation )

 

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