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On Purple Heart Day, How A Medal Rewards Acts Of Love

August 7, 2020 by


By Daniel Gade ~ The first time I was wounded, I bled little and required no serious treatment, but the soldier next to me, who bore the full brunt of the rocket-propelled grenade that struck our tank, was killed instantly. He volunteered—begged, in fact—to be on the mission that became his last because he loved […]

Six Purple Hearts for Chattanooga Attack + More – Daily Digest

December 17, 2015 by


The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The consciousness of having discharged that duty which we owe to our country is superior to all other considerations.” —George Washington, 1788 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Six Purple Hearts for Chattanooga Attack After the FBI and Naval Criminal Investigative Service finished their investigation into the July attack at two Navy facilities […]

The First Medals of Honor

March 25, 2015 by


At Risk of Life Beyond Call of Duty By Mark Alexander ~ “There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” –Alexander Hamilton (1775) This year will mark more than 1,000 weeks that The Patriot Post has been publishing online – longer than any […]

March Unemployment Madness

April 5, 2013 by


The Patriot Post ~ “The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government.” –Thomas Jefferson Employers added 88,000 jobs in March, according to the latest unemployment report from the Labor Department. That’s down from the 196,000/month average over the last six months. Yet […]

Meet Our Decorated Heroes: God Bless Them!

May 15, 2008 by


Meet Our Decorated Heroes: God Bless Them! U.S. Army 1st Lt. Timothy C. Peterson When Lt. Timothy C. Peterson entered Iraq, ethno-sectarian violence and insurgent attacks had spread across the country and were concentrated on coalition forces in the Sunni area of Anbar Province. As part of the 321st Engineer Battalion, Peterson led his platoon […]