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Talking Points


Where we are FREE
To AGREE to DISAGREE!

A series of monthly Op/Ed features we hope will provoke you to thought (not to anger).  The discussion of ideas with the freedom to espouse differing points of view is as American as our flag.  We invite you to enjoy this new HomeOfHeroes.com feature.

 

Introduction:

Since the inception of the HomeOfHeroes website four years ago, I have always attempted to make our site informational, but never controversial.  Our intent has NOT changed with this new feature.  Rather, we hope that "Talking Points" will inspire dialog that will, in an open forum and exchange of opinions, cause us all to critically assess our viewpoints and observations.

In June of 2002 I posted a story about Medal of Honor recipient John Finn's sad treatment by security employees at the New Orleans airport.  The response to that story was exceptional, and the volume of email I received about it demonstrated that our visitors not only wanted to read the story, but to comment on it.  From that learning experience for myself, the concept for this section of our site was born.

Each month we will feature a thought-provoking editorial, some by myself, and from time to time, from others.  YOU, our readers, will have the opportunity through a form at the bottom of the page, to add your own comments to the Op/Ed piece.

When a new piece is posted at the beginning of the month, the thread for replies will be closed on the previous month's article.  (Viewer comments will still be available for reading, however.)  As this section of our site grows, we will maintain a topical archive of previous editorials, for those who want to read articles and view comments from the past.

I hope you enjoy this new section of our website.  Please click on the link below to read our first entry in this new venture.

Doug Sterner, Webmaster
HomeOfHeroes.com

Illegal Immigrants?
Putting a Face on the Problem?
(January 2008)

ARCHIVED ARTICLES:

April 2007
All Volunteer Army
Should we bring back the Draft?

January 2007
Medal of Honor & WOT
Is Congress Meddling?

June 2006
Military Records
An Important Part of History

October 2005
U.S.S. Pueblo
The U.S. Should Establish Precedent

June 2005
Long May It Wave
Protecting the Flag from Abuse

September 2004
Election 2004
The Dirtiest Campaign in History?

July 2004
Compromise
A Lost Political Practice?

April 2004
The Patriot Act
Bartering Liberty for Security?

January 2004
Veterans in Politics
Are we our own worst enemy?

November 2003
Iraq vs. Vietnam
Are we making same mistakes?

October 2003
Exposing the Posers
The hunt for phony heroes

August 2003
Bob Hope
Remembering An American Hero

March 2003
War Protesters
By Gary Beikirch, MOH

January 2003
Award Upgrades &
Belated MOH Awards

November 2002
It's ALWAYS
The Soldier

September 2002
If History Repeats Itself
When Will We learn?

July 2002
SHAME
An American Tragedy

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FOOTNOTES
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NEW
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DECORATIONS 1862 - Present
.

Military Medals & Awards 

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  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


DSC 


Navy Cross 


Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Service Medals

Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine



Silver Star

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How to Display the Flag
| The National Anthem | The Pledge of Allegiance The American Creed | The Seal of our Nation | Our National Symbol
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FLAG DAY           STATE FLAGS
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Home Page

Hall Of Heroes

MOH Community 

NEWS

Kidz Page

FEATURE STORIES
  Profiles In Courage | Wings of ValorThe Brotherhood of Soldiers At War | Go For Broke
 Pearl Harbor  | A Splendid Little War | Shinmiyangyo-Korea 1871 | Quick Links to MOH Stories

RECIPIENT WEB SITES
Barney Barnum  |  Jack Lucas  |  Mitch Paige  |  Wesley Fox  |  Sammy Davis
Roger Donlon
Peter Lemon  |  Drew Dix  |  Mike Novosel

Medal Of Honor Calendar  |  Books By MOH RecipientsSteve Ryan MOH Posters

What Does 
A Hero Look Like?

Click on Superman To Find out


FOOTNOTES
In
HISTORY

NEW
Looking for a Hero or trying to verify awards? We have posted the names of more than 120,000 recipients of the highest awards in a BRAND NEW FREE SECTION
DECORATIONS 1862 - Present
.

Military Medals & Awards 

Information and Images of ALL Military Medals
The Purple Heart 
How to Request Records/Medals Earned
  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


DSC 


Navy Cross 


Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Service Medals

Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine



Silver Star

U.S. History and Information
The History Room | U.S. Flag HistoryHistory of the Flag |
How to Display the Flag
| The National Anthem | The Pledge of Allegiance The American Creed | The Seal of our Nation | Our National Symbol
Arthur MacArthur's Flag | William Carney's Flag | FDR's Flag of Liberation]

FLAG DAY           STATE FLAGS
American Presidents
U.S. Presidents | Inaugural Addresses

God & Country
ROOM

MY HERO Web Page Creator 
(Create a Tribute to the Hero in Your Own Life)

SEARCH
bn_search.jpg (3967 bytes)
OUR SITE

EDUCATIONAL

GAME ARCADE

OR
Quick Quiz

***
Electronic Post Cards
Talking Points 

Remembering 911
The Binch
Citizens Speak Out

BEYOND THE MEDAL

This 5 Disc DVD Education Program has been distributed to over 17,500 Public & Private High Schools and is now available to the public!


 

HomeOfHeroes.com now has more than 25,000 pages of US History for you to view.