Captain Jonita Bonham-Bovee

Captain Jonita Bonham-Bovee

I am grateful to those readers who take the time to share stories of relatives and loved ones who have served. So many of their stories are hard to find on the Web. They are unsung heroes whose stories need to be shared. I received this interesting story from reader,...
The Secret Dogfight

The Secret Dogfight

Navy Lieutenant Royce Williams’ actions on November 18, 1952 are considered “one of the greatest feats in aviation history” by military experts, yet for over 50 years they were kept secret. Williams’ actions were removed from U.S. Navy and...
George Herman O’Brien

George Herman O’Brien

Oct. 27, 1952 Near Panmunjom, Korea Marine 2nd lieutenant George Herman O’Brien leads his platoon to retake a vital hill in an area known as “The Hook” which has been overrun by a huge Chinese force. Facing withing enemy fire, O’Brien led his...
Marine Colonel Van D. Bell Jr.

Marine Colonel Van D. Bell Jr.

Hwach’on, Korea, 29 May 1951 UN and American forces have launched a counteroffensive to push Chinese and North Korean forces north, away from strategic locations in Gangwon Province.  The terrain is extremely rugged–ridges and narrow valleys with few roads...