Posts tagged ‘fallen heroes’

Navy SEAL Denis Miranda is home. A report on NJ.com shared that the remains of the 24-year-old Navy SEAL from Toms River arrived at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst on Monday. The post reported further that Miranda is the 25th service member who had ties to New Jersey to die in Afghanistan. Miranda enlisted in the Navy […]

Lt. Brendan John Looney was among nine service members who lost their lives when their Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Southern Afghanistan. Navy SEAL Looney, 29, is from Owings, Maryland. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 2004; while in the Academy, Looney was an All-American lacrosse player. A feature on NavySports.com remembers one of the […]

Navy SEAL Denis Miranda, 24, is one of the nine service members who lost their lives in a helicopter crash in Southern Afghanistan on Tuesday. Petty Officer 3rd Class Miranda is from Toms River, New Jersey, according to a feature on the New Jersey Newsroom. WAVY News 10 shared that Miranda joined the Navy in […]

Almost seventy years after the Second World War, the United States military is still working towards being able to keep a promise: that of bringing its fallen warriors home. A feature on CNN.com shares the work of archaeologist Gregory Fox, who is among those who have been tasked with finding the remains of missing U.S. […]

Each year on December 7th, American citizens pause to remember the fallen heroes of the Pearl Harbor attacks. Some gather with fellow veterans to mourn the friends and comrades they lost, others participate in memorial services or parades, while others show footage of the attacks and discuss the effects on today’s service members. Being part […]

While it may be true that barbecue grills are being set up and picnic baskets are being laden to the brim with all kinds of wonderful treats in homes across America, the reason behind taking time off from the hustle and bustle of everyday life is a rather somber one. Today, Memorial Day, is the […]