Texas native awarded the Navy Cross

Story by Sgt. Courtney White Marine Corps Recruiting Command    Irving, TX – Retired Staff Sgt. Eric M. Smith received an awards upgrade of his Silver Star to the Navy Cross in a ceremony in Irving, Texas, Sept. 14. Smith’s Silver Star, … More »

A Veterans Day Memory

A former cavalry trooper who admitted he didn’t know a “magneto from a carburetor,”  Newell Phipps Weed would later receive the Distinguished Service Cross for heroism for leading 6-ton tanks into combat. And while we honor all veterans on November … More »