Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Wednesday Hero

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Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman
Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman
 89 years old from San Diego, California
 VMSB-341, VMA-323
 September 14, 1924 - January 5, 2014
  U.S. Marines
Not only was Jerry Coleman a pro-baseball player, playing for the Yankees from 1949 to 1957, but he was also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marines. Coleman postponed his entry in to the MLB to join the Marines. He flew 120 missions in WWII and Korea and earned two Distinguished Flying Crosses and thirteen Air Medals.
You can read more about Lt. Col. Coleman here

 These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.

 Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don't Know Where To Look

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