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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Brig. Gen. James M. Stewart

Lt. Gen. Valin, Chief of Staff, French Air Force, awards the Croix De Guerre with Palm to Col. Jimmy Stewart for exceptional services in the liberation. (U.S. Air Force photo) On March 22, 1941, Jimmy Stewart was drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces. He was assigned to the Army Air …

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The Dreaded Hog – a good ‘Merican

By James E. Parker, Jr. When I applied for paramilitary work with the CIA in the spring of 1970, one Studies and Operations Group (SOG) interviewer said the work would require someone with “hang.” Once hired on contract and in training, I was to learn that trans-lingual word “hang” was …

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3-4 Cavalry, Blasting Away During the Tet Offensive

Army SPC Dwight Birdwell Via Cherokee Phoenix Bob,Remember the article I wrote a while back in SOF about Dwight Birdwell and his actions as a tank commander during the relief of Tans Nhut AB during TeT of ’68 wherein he was put in for the MOH by his commanding officer, …

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