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General Richard A. Cody, once upon a time 101st Airborne Division Commander, Brilliant Strategist and Exceptional Soldier.

General Richard A. Cody, once upon a time Airborne Division Commander, Brilliant Strategist and Exceptional Soldier.

Colonel J.W. Thurman; Colonel in charge of the U.S. Army Armor School at Fort Knox when I was a brand new lieutenant.  Wild man of the highest degree.  I think he would beat us to the O-Club on Friday nights.  They broke the mold with COL J.W. Thurman.

Colonel J. Colonel in charge of the U. Army Armor School at Fort Knox when I was a brand new lieutenant. Wild man of the highest degree. I think he would beat us to the O-Club on Friday nights. They broke the mold with COL J.

Lieutenant General John B. Sylvester, Danger 7.  I served as his aide-de-camp for one month before he moved to an assignment in Europe.  A fantastic officer and true patriot.

Lieutenant General John B. Sylvester, Danger I served as his aide-de-camp for one month before he moved to an assignment in Europe. A fantastic officer and true patriot.

GEN Bryan D. Brown, Danger 7.  I was his aide-de-camp when he was the ADC(M) of the Big Red One.  Could never say enough about the man.  Absolutely the best.

GEN Bryan D. Brown, Danger I was his aide-de-camp when he was the ADC(M) of the Big Red One.

Major General Clarence R. Huebner, commander of the 1st U.S. Infantry Division at the Siegfried Line, Germany, October 1944 (photo)

Major General Clarence R. Infantry Division at the Siegfried Line, Germany, October 1944 (photo)

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Iraqi War Veteran, 5 Iraq & Afghanistan Deployments

Iraqi War Veteran, 5 Iraq & Afghanistan Deployments

Mike Thornton – Thornton received the Medal of Honor for his service during the Vietnam War. On Oct. 31, 1972, Lieutenant Thornton was part of a five-man Navy SEAL patrol that was gathering intelligence near the Cua Viet River Base. However, they had been dropped in the wrong place – inside North Vietnam.

Mike Thornton – Thornton received the Medal of Honor for his service during the…

Coalition forces - Frederick Melvin Franks, Jr. (born 1 November 1936) is a retired General of the US Army. He is considered a military visionary and a distinguished combat commander, famous for having commanded the Gulf War coalition VII Corps in the highly successful "Left Hook" maneuver against fourteen Iraqi divisions, a number of whom were Iraqi Republican Guard, defeating or forcing the retreat of each with fewer than 100 American casualties lost to enemy action.

General Frederick M. I was his escort officer for a few days during a Mission Readiness Exercise (MRE) at Fort Polk. I almost got him lost a few times - but luck prevailed.

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