Category Archive for: Hero Stories

Col. Charles W. Burkart Jr.

Col. Charles W. Burkart Jr.  – Air Force – June 13, 1966 Panel 8E. Line 44. Vietnam Veteran’s War Memorial. This is where the name and memory of Colonel Charles W. Burkhart Jr. lives. His cenotaph stands in Arlington National Cemetery, guarded by the elite who were chosen to guard the Tomb of the Unknown.…

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Worth Dying For

I was standing in the small surgical room of a makeshift hospital in Afghanistan when this hand-painted message on the dingy white door, caught my eye. Everything over there was crumbling apart or newly built from plywood – juxtaposition everywhere you turned. One couldn’t open or close this frail door without seeing the scrawled message…

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