Hero Stories for August 2009

Have a loved one deployed? Read this!

Over the last 4 years, we've had a LOT of people wanting to order random deployed HeroBracelets. They want to be able to support someone in uniform, but dont personally know anyone. And there are no available lists, so if you've got a loved one currently deployed, would you mind letting others support them while they serve? It's simple. Just send us their name, rank, branch and where they're serving. Then when we get requests, we can make bracelets for others to wear. We're always moved by ...

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Next generation technology helps keep Soldiers safe in Afghanistan

The next generation of the 'Common Remotely Operated Weapons Station' offers an updated version with more options to potentially protect servicemembers and defeat insurgents across Afghanist

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Soldier thinks green, launches recycling effort in Iraq

The Army teaches Soldiers to leave a place better than they found it. One Soldier has applied this adage to the Multi-National Division - Baghdad area of operations by thinking gre

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4th Annual “Never Forget 9/11” Ceremony and Ride Sunday - September 6, 2009

4th Annual “Never Forget 9/11” Ceremony and Ride Sunday - September 6, 2009 9:00 AM Bikes will stage at Harley-Davidson Dealerships 10:00 AM Bikes depart for Eastlake Ohio City Hall (Rt. 91 and Lakeshore) 11:00 AM Never Forget Ceremony Eastlake City Hall –Jim Mantel of WGAR M.C. 12:00 AM Processional ride to Western Reserve Harley-Davidson 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Western Reserve Harley-Davidson food and Music The Ceremony and Ride will honor the 343 firefighters and 60 police/port authorit...

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Cigars for Heroes. A new program

*A Note to All Supporters - We are currently working on launching the Cigars for Heroes Website, www.cigarsforheroes.com We will announce the launch to everyone soon. Until then, please join us on our Facebook page, Cigars for Heroes. Welcome to Cigars for Heroes. Show your support today by donating premium, quality cigars to the troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. When you join Cigars for Heroes, you will be assigned a platoon, rifle company, or squadron that your cigars are sent to. Cig...

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Severin W. Summers III

Sgt. 1st Class Severin W. Summers III, 43, of Bentonia, Mississippi, died from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device August 2, 2009, in Qole Gerdsar, Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Summers was a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Mississippi. </d

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Ronald G. Luce, Jr.

Capt. Ronald G. Luce, Jr., 27, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, died from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device August 2, 2009, in Qole Gerdsar, Afghanistan. Capt. Luce was a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Mississippi. </d

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Alejandro Granado

Sgt. 1st Class Alejandro Granado, 42, of Fairfax, Virginia, died from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device August 2, 2009, in Qole Gerdsar, Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Granado was a member of the Mississippi Army National Guard, and assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Mississippi. </d

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Capt. Ronald G. Luce Jr.

Capt. Ronald G. Luce

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Sgt. 1st Class Alejandro Granado

Sgt. 1st Class Alejandro Gran

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