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dna
Choosing Kumblefits the job well. He should also be able to make the games less stressful, whe
Choosing Kumble
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
fits the job well. He should also be able to make the games less stressful, where the team should enjoy playing in order to win. The cricket team is not a platoon on a battlefield. Kumble should be able to instil the spirit of the game to the playe... Read more
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The China Post
Suicides in the Armed Forces are an issue that needs to be tackled soonsuicide due to huge pressure from work, only one year before his scheduled reti
Suicides in the Armed Forces are an issue that needs to be tackled soon
The China Post / Posted 13 hours ago
suicide due to huge pressure from work, only one year before his scheduled retirement. Before that on April, a lieutenant platoon leader with the Kaohsiung City-based 99th Marine Brigade, surnamed Wu (吳), was found death at her own barracks, after... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Looking for the ties that bind us togetherof citizens facing a common threat. A young man who took part in the U.S. invas
Looking for the ties that bind us together
Terrace Standard / Posted 15 hours ago
of citizens facing a common threat. A young man who took part in the U.S. invasion of Iraq once remarked that within a platoon, companions who would normally have nothing to do with one another could become as emotionally intimate as... Read more
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The Sault Star
Crash hurts oneto a two-vehicle crash at McNabb and Pim Streets on Saturday afternoon. A femal
Crash hurts one
The Sault Star / Posted 17 hours ago
to a two-vehicle crash at McNabb and Pim Streets on Saturday afternoon. A female occupant of a Chrysler Sebring was taken to Sault Area Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, said platoon chief Mike Dionisi of Sault Ste. Marie Fire... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lifting lid on MK’s Wankie gigsent them packing. The victory, in the purview of those who narrate the story,
Lifting lid on MK’s Wankie gig
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
sent them packing. The victory, in the purview of those who narrate the story, is in the form of the killing of a white platoon commander, John Smith. Otherwise all the Luthuli Detachment did in 10 hours of that day in August 1967 was kill and... Read more
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Bleacher Report
NBA Draft Grades for All Picksthe floor with quality shooting. He's a bit of a project, but in time, he could
NBA Draft Grades for All Picks
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
the floor with quality shooting. He's a bit of a project, but in time, he could eliminate the team's odd reliance on a platoon featuring guys such as Alex Len and MirzaTeletovic. Chriss? A pro-ready forward at 6'10" and 233 pounds who probably... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Car bomb wounds 2 in Narathiwatchief, said the incident occurred at about 6.10am on a road between Bang Sungai
Car bomb wounds 2 in Narathiwat
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
chief, said the incident occurred at about 6.10am on a road between Bang Sungai Kolok School and an operation base of a platoon or the Narathiwat Task Force 33 in Sungai Kolok Municipality. A border patrol police's bomb disposal team and police... Read more
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The Morning Call
Where are pieces Phillies traded to aid their rebuild now?hosted the Phillies for three games earlier this month and after sitting last S
Where are pieces Phillies traded to aid their rebuild now?
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
hosted the Phillies for three games earlier this month and after sitting last Sunday, talk began about a possible platoon between Michael A. Taylor and Revere in center. Acquired: INF/OF Darnell Sweeney (Lehigh Valley); RHP John Richy... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Astros' A.J. Reed eases into major-league life with debut as designated hitterthe first time, the 23-year-old will become the youngest first baseman in the m
Astros' A.J. Reed eases into major-league life with debut as designated hitter
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
the first time, the 23-year-old will become the youngest first baseman in the majors. The Astros did not summon Reed to platoon with Marwin Gonzalez at first base and Evan Gattis at DH. Save for the occasional day off, Reed will play regularly,... Read more
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express
‘We just fired into them’ Tributes paid to heroes who died in WWI’s bloodiest battleSoldiers Silence held in Trafalgar Square in memory of WW1 dead Youngest pers
‘We just fired into them’ Tributes paid to heroes who died in WWI’s bloodiest battle
express / Posted yesterday
Soldiers Silence held in Trafalgar Square in memory of WW1 dead Youngest person to receive a VC in WW1 remembered The platoon of 40 men, the basic unit of the Army, became a punchier thing. Out went the line advance in favour of platoon rushes... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Can Fleener Be the Breakout Tight End of 2016?in his football toolbox at the same time for a prolonged stretch. He couldn't e
Can Fleener Be the Breakout Tight End of 2016?
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
in his football toolbox at the same time for a prolonged stretch. He couldn't elevate himself far enough above tight end platoon mate Dwayne Allen. But of course, if we’re disappointed by three straight 50-plus-catch seasons and a single-year... Read more
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Variety
Durban: ‘Kalushi’ Tells Tale of South African Freedom Fightera graduate of the American Film Institute, he was mentored by cinematographer R
Durban: ‘Kalushi’ Tells Tale of South African Freedom Fighter
Variety / Posted yesterday
a graduate of the American Film Institute, he was mentored by cinematographer Robert Richardson, who worked with Stone on “Platoon” and “Born on the Fourth of July.” In L.A., Dube honed his craft alongside such greats as Bill Dill, Wally Pfister... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Military History Weekend Honors American Soldiers, Relives Warsthen fought through Holland and in to Germany all to the Elba River," Homer Vau
Military History Weekend Honors American Soldiers, Relives Wars
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
then fought through Holland and in to Germany all to the Elba River," Homer Vaughn Wagon Jr. said. Wagnon Jr. was a platoon sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1945. “I carry those memories with me for many years," Wagnon Jr. said. On... Read more
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CBS Sports
The Cardinals have a perfect replacement for their struggling closer in the wingshappens that the Cardinals have two ready replacements. Kevin Siegrist has been
The Cardinals have a perfect replacement for their struggling closer in the wings
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
happens that the Cardinals have two ready replacements. Kevin Siegrist has been quite good when healthy and has manageable platoon tendencies as lefty relievers go. The more intriguing option is, of course, 33-year-old rookie Seung Hwan Oh, who's... Read more
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Variety
Oliver Stone Talks ‘Snowden’ Financing Struggle, Film vs. TV and Military ‘Adulation’ in Moviesto another career. He was a month away from leaving New York for the West Coast
Oliver Stone Talks ‘Snowden’ Financing Struggle, Film vs. TV and Military ‘Adulation’ in Movies
Variety / Posted yesterday
to another career. He was a month away from leaving New York for the West Coast to open a restaurant when his script for “Platoon” was optioned. “That led to ten years of waiting,” he noted. Working with director Alan Parker on 1978’s “Midnight... Read more
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The Hindu
Tribal girl’s dead body exhumed, post mortem conducted second time within 12 daysas ordered by the Bilaspur high court. The police had claimed that Madkam Hidm
Tribal girl’s dead body exhumed, post mortem conducted second time within 12 days
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
as ordered by the Bilaspur high court. The police had claimed that Madkam Hidme, an alleged member of Kistaram area platoon of the Maoists, was killed in an “encounter” on June 13, a claim disputed by the family members of the deceased. The... Read more
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Bleacher Report
What's Next for Offseason After NBA Draft?Sixers' frontcourt reconstruction will now spill into the summer. They cannot e
What's Next for Offseason After NBA Draft?
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Sixers' frontcourt reconstruction will now spill into the summer. They cannot enter next season with this oversized platoon—not even if Saric unexpectedly stays in Turkey. Neither Simmons nor Saric should be forced to play much small... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Vietnam War chopper pilot to receive Medal of Honor14th Combat Aviation Battalion, Americal Division, near Duc Pho in Vietnam's ce
Vietnam War chopper pilot to receive Medal of Honor
Beauregard Daily News / Posted yesterday
14th Combat Aviation Battalion, Americal Division, near Duc Pho in Vietnam's central highlands. Early that morning, his platoon had dropped about 80 soldiers in a river valley, but the troops were ambushed and surrounded very quickly. Kettles... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Vyapam scam : Key accused Sudhir Sharma released from jailhe got bail on Wednesday in remaining three cases related to rigging of contrac
Vyapam scam : Key accused Sudhir Sharma released from jail
Central Chronicle / Posted yesterday
he got bail on Wednesday in remaining three cases related to rigging of contractual teacher grade II, police constable and platoon commander recruitment tests. CBI is probing the Vyapam cases following the Supreme Court’s order. Sharma is accused... Read more
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walesonline
The story of the soldiers who survived Mametz Wood in their own wordsattempts had been made and failed by other units. “I was the only non-commissi
The story of the soldiers who survived Mametz Wood in their own words
walesonline / Posted yesterday
attempts had been made and failed by other units. “I was the only non-commissioned officer left, with six men, out of my platoon. My superior officer was killed.”'Machine guns spitting cruelly' Sergeant John Charles Rowlands of the 17th Royal... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Publishers Weekly best-selling booksby Marianne Williamson (HarperOne) 14. "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi
Publishers Weekly best-selling books
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
by Marianne Williamson (HarperOne) 14. "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Random/Spiegel & Grau) 15. "Red Platoon" by Clinton Romesha (Dutton) MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS 1. "Me Before You" (movie tie-in) by Jojo Moyes (Vi... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Holden Beach man recalls battle of Pork Chop Hill in Koreainto combat at nighttime, not knowing the area and not knowing where the enemy
Holden Beach man recalls battle of Pork Chop Hill in Korea
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
into combat at nighttime, not knowing the area and not knowing where the enemy was." As a master sergeant, he took over a platoon fighting in the trenches. During the days, the Communist Chinese troops rained down artillery shells on the American... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Robert (Bob) Allen Gandee Sr.was a graduate of Parkersburg High School class of 1957, he later served in the
Robert (Bob) Allen Gandee Sr.
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
was a graduate of Parkersburg High School class of 1957, he later served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, Platoon 190 Parris Island, S.C. Robert retired from Iron Workers Local 787 after 34 years of service and was an avid farmer... Read more
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Welland Tribune
BENNER: Firefighter museum holds promisethe city to keep a promise to transform Central Fire Station into a firefightin
BENNER: Firefighter museum holds promise
Welland Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the city to keep a promise to transform Central Fire Station into a firefighting museum for more than 30 years. Retired platoon chief John Dybus, a founding member of the Fire Brigade, has been keeping track of the past motions by Welland city... Read more
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CBS Sports
The highly-anticipated debut of Astros prospect A.J. Reed is on the waylast week, opting instead for a daily dose of Marwin Gonzalez at the cold corne
The highly-anticipated debut of Astros prospect A.J. Reed is on the way
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
last week, opting instead for a daily dose of Marwin Gonzalez at the cold corner. While Gonzalez is an asset as a bench or platoon player, he's unfit to be an everyday option at a low-skill position due to his lacking pop. Reed's promotion allows... Read more
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FOX News
Medal of Honor recipient Clint Romesha recalls unit taking back embattled outpost in Afghanistanmen and women that have put on the uniform from previous conflicts to keep this
Medal of Honor recipient Clint Romesha recalls unit taking back embattled outpost in Afghanistan
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
men and women that have put on the uniform from previous conflicts to keep this country free." Romesha has written "Red Platoon," a book about his experiences, because he feels veterans should teach civilians to "appreciate the freedoms they... Read more
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FOX News
'Just a soldier doing my job,' says hero who tackled suicide bomber in Afghanistanattacks. He became a U.S. citizen and entered basic training in 2008, and one
'Just a soldier doing my job,' says hero who tackled suicide bomber in Afghanistan
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
attacks. He became a U.S. citizen and entered basic training in 2008, and one year later he was in Afghanistan, leading a platoon that patrolled villages, fought the Taliban and supported the locals as they built their own government. He said the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center validates history of Medal of Honor recipientwas a flight commander assigned to the 176th Aviation Company in the Vietnam Wa
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center validates history of Medal of Honor recipient
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
was a flight commander assigned to the 176th Aviation Company in the Vietnam War. On May 15, 1967, he led a platoon of helicopters to provide support to the 101st Airborne Division during an ambush in Duc Pho. Kettles led several... Read more
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FOX News
Vietnam captain recalls trick that faked the enemy, saved lives and earned Medal of Honorwithdrew the next morning, he learned that his team had killed more than 150 No
Vietnam captain recalls trick that faked the enemy, saved lives and earned Medal of Honor
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
withdrew the next morning, he learned that his team had killed more than 150 North Vietnamese. But 10 Americans in his platoon had also died. When he learned he would receive the Medal of Honor, Bucha told a sergeant, "I don't deserve... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Latest MLB Trade RumorsOPS of .584 in the second half of the season, but he also mashed 21 homers in t
Latest MLB Trade Rumors
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
OPS of .584 in the second half of the season, but he also mashed 21 homers in the first 89 games. It wouldn't be easy to platoon him either. He's a lefty bat who hit significantly better against southpaws than he did against righties in 2014... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Vietnam War pilot to receive Medal of Honorwith saving 44 lives on May 15, 1967 near Duc Pho in Vietnam. Kettles was servi
Vietnam War pilot to receive Medal of Honor
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
with saving 44 lives on May 15, 1967 near Duc Pho in Vietnam. Kettles was serving as a helicopter commander. Kettles’ platoon dropped about 80 soldiers in a river valley, but the troops were ambushed, according to the Department of Defense.... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
TD clinic renamedon to serve in both in World War II and the Korean War. While in Korea, Kaufma
TD clinic renamed
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
on to serve in both in World War II and the Korean War. While in Korea, Kaufman’s company was attacked near Yongsan. His platoon was two miles away protecting the battalion flank and was ordered to come reinforce the company. On their way to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Late veteran's love letters give daughter window into father she never knewEurope with the Calgary Highlanders. Over the next two years he sent 451 lette
Late veteran's love letters give daughter window into father she never knew
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Europe with the Calgary Highlanders. Over the next two years he sent 451 letters home, describing his transfer to a scout platoon to work as an "interpreter." He wrote of various covert expeditions into enemy territory to seize German soldiers and... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Jay Niswonger reflects on Valley View, hall of fame coaching...top 35 single-season team scoring marks in Ohio history. Utilizing the run-n-s
Jay Niswonger reflects on Valley View, hall of fame coaching...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
top 35 single-season team scoring marks in Ohio history. Utilizing the run-n-shoot offense, tempo, weightlifting and a two-platoon system before others, Niswonger was able to lead Valley View to historical heights. “I don’t know if I’m an... Read more
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dna
Vyapam scam: Two days after bail, accused mining baron Sudhir Sharma walks out of jailrigged - had arrested Sharma in four cases in July 2014. He is accused of helpi
Vyapam scam: Two days after bail, accused mining baron Sudhir Sharma walks out of jail
dna / Posted 2 days ago
rigged - had arrested Sharma in four cases in July 2014. He is accused of helping at least 12 persons clear the contractual teacher grade II, police constable, platoon commander and forest guards recruitment examinations through ill... Read more
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The Economic Times
Vyapam accused mining baron Sudhir Sharma released on bailrigged - had arrested Sharma in four cases in July 2014. He is accused of help
Vyapam accused mining baron Sudhir Sharma released on bail
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
rigged - had arrested Sharma in four cases in July 2014. He is accused of helping at least 12 persons clear the contractual teacher grade II, police constable, platoon commander and forest guards recruitment examinations through ille... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
RICHARD COHEN: In U.S., there’s an absurd availability of assault weaponsbarracks, our weapons were placed in their racks and all bullets were taken fro
RICHARD COHEN: In U.S., there’s an absurd availability of assault weapons
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
barracks, our weapons were placed in their racks and all bullets were taken from us. Once, a somewhat goofy member of my platoon slipped a round into his pocket. We all felt unnerved. What did he have in mind?Now, an even more lethal version of... Read more
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Variety
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Honors Stars and FilmmakersHerzog, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Theo Angelopoulos and Kathryn Bigelow. He rec
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Honors Stars and Filmmakers
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
Herzog, David Lynch, Wim Wenders, Theo Angelopoulos and Kathryn Bigelow. He received Academy Award nominations for Stone’s “Platoon” (1986) and “Shadow of the Vampire” (2000), directed by E. Elias Merhige. Known for his distinctive raspy voice and... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Kaneville Community Child Center adopts Army platoonSince February, the center has been bringing the community together with its Ad
Kaneville Community Child Center adopts Army platoon
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Since February, the center has been bringing the community together with its Adopt a Platoon efforts. The Adopt a Platoon campaign allows the community and students to rally together to bring some smiles to military platoons over seas. According to... Read more
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CTV News
Late veteran's love letters give daughter window into father she never knewEurope with the Calgary Highlanders. Over the next two years he sent 451 lette
Late veteran's love letters give daughter window into father she never knew
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
Europe with the Calgary Highlanders. Over the next two years he sent 451 letters home, describing his transfer to a scout platoon to work as an "interpreter." He wrote of various covert expeditions into enemy territory to seize German soldiers and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
TV stars who made leap to moviesmovies possible: Dr. Doug Ross on "ER." Johnny Depp had some of his first acti
TV stars who made leap to movies
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
movies possible: Dr. Doug Ross on "ER." Johnny Depp had some of his first acting roles in "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Platoon," before becoming a star with such hits as "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Public Enemies" and "Edward... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesbe awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. More From KTVZ.COM Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. More From KTVZ.COM Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
Local 10 Miami / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet to receive Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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My EastText
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 livesCharles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1
Vietnam vet gets Medal of Honor for saving 40 lives
My EastText / Posted 3 days ago
Charles Kettles will be awarded the Medal of Honor on July 18. Kettles, a UH-1 helicopter commander, volunteered to lead a platoon to bring reinforcements to a brigade cornered by Vietnamese forces near Duc Pho during the early hours of May 15,... Read more
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