Hero Stories

Kolasinski Brothers

Both of my brothers served in the United States Army as Infantrymen.  Sgt James Kolasinski has served tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan where he received a Bronze Medal of Valor. He later retired from active duty. Cpl Michael Kolasinski served a tour in Afghanistan where he was injured after hitting an IED while being a gunner on top of a striker.  I want to express whated both my brothers did and I thought of this bracelet.  They both paid the ultimate sacrifice and I'm ...

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IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN

WHICH one of these HeroBracelets do you prefer?  Thank you for you feedback and any comments!  You may customize these black, Memorial HeroBracelets for just $15.49 and donate to the charity of your choice.

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MILITARY MOTTOS

We Receive Memorial HeroBracelet orders from around our entire globe.  Many of these precious and meaninful bracelet have included sayings or mottos on them to honor and remember a fallen soldier or brother or sister.  We memorialzie in ways that hold personal meaning, and different countries have mottos for their branches of the service which are so interesting.  We've listed some here for refereence if you ever see these written or or a soldiers memorial band.   Really ...

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Chemical Weapons Found in Iraq

Published: October 14, 2014 The #soldiers at the blast crater sensed something was wrong. FROM 2004 TO 2011, AMERICAN AND IRAQI #TROOPS REPEATEDLY ENCOUNTERED, AND AT TIMES WERE WOUNDED BY, CHEMICAL WEAPONS THAT WERE HIDDEN OR ABANDONED YEARS EARLIER. It was August 2008 near Taji, Iraq. They had just exploded a stack of old Iraqi artillery shells buried beside a murky lake. The blast, part of an effort to destroy munitions that could be used in makeshift bombs, uncovered more shells. Tw...

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SEARCH FOR MISSING AIRMAN

Search Underway for Missing Troop in Persian Gulf From a U.S. Naval Forces Central Command News Release MANAMA, Bahrain, Oct. 1, 2014 – U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Persian Gulf are conducting a search-and-rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who went into the water earlier today, when the aircraft the member was aboard lost power on takeoff from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island. A MV-22 Osprey aircraft rises from the f...

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F-22 Raptor STRIKE PREP: SYRIA

An U.S Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels an F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft before strike operations in Syria, Sept. 26, 2014. These aircraft were part of a strike package engaging targets against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Russ Scalf  LOVE this photo

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PTSD CaNINE K9

A BEAUTIFUL DOG; WE owe our K9 friends so much.  War vet Erick Scott suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder after serving in the army national guard for many years. He was given a special service dog, Gumbo, through a program called Canines For Warriors to help him combat his anxiety and deal with his PTSD. Heroes.  Fallen Heroes and military Heroes all in one  We love this K9! During this interview, he becomes agitated when he starts to remember, but his dog Gumbo catche...

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In Memory RIP Deputy Jessica Hollis of Austin

HeroBracelets is based in Austin, Texas and this flash flood accident happened not 5 miles from our doorstep.  We are so saddened by the loss of Jessica Hollis - mother, wife and just 35 years old.  Rest in Peace my friend.  #Hero  Sheriff: Body Of Missing Travis Co. Deputy Found Updated: Friday, September 19 2014, 06:26 PM CDT 4 p.m. UPDATE: Sheriff Greg Hamilton at the scene said they have recovered the body of 35-year-old Jessica Hollis. Police say Hollis' body was f...

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Army Sgt. Kyle White a Hero: ‘I told myself that I was going to die'

‘I told myself that I was going to die'   Former Army Sgt. Kyle White is uncomfortable with being called a hero. But after receiving the Medal of Honor on May 13, he realizes that he cannot avoid the label. White received the nation’s highest award for military valor in recognition of his actions during a patrol in the steep, rugged mountains near Aranas in eastern Afghanistan. He was serving as a radiotelephone operator with C Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 5...

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Are YOU Qualified for the US Marine Corps?

REQUIREMENTS To even consider a pursuit of this magnitude is admirable, but just as the Marine Corps is not for everyone—not just anyone can be a Marine. These are the initial questions a Marine Recruiter or Officer Selection Officer (OSO) will ask to determine your eligibility. Officer Enlisted   At least 17 years old at time of enlistment At least 20 at time of commissioning Has not reached 29th birthday at enlistment Has not reache...

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