Staff Sergeant Aubrey L. McDade, Jr.: African American War Heroes
Staff Sergeant Aubrey L. McDade, Jr. is a United States Marine who was awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions in which he rescued two fellow Marines during an enemy ambush in Iraq in 2004.
Terrence Stephen "Steve" McQueen (Mar 24, 1930 – Nov 7, 1980) - American actor. In 1947, he joined US Marine Corps, promoted to PFC, assigned to an armored unit. Initially, demoted to private 7 times, went AWOL by failing to return after a weekend pass had expired spent 41 days in the brig. After this, he resolved to embrace the Marines' discipline. He saved the lives 5 other Marines on Arctic exercise, before tank fell through ice into sea. He served until 1950 was honorably discharged.
Goodnight Ed - Maggie's Farm
We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does try my best to be just like I am, and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime…