American Heroes


Space Shuttle Challenger STS-51-L

January 28, 1986

Mission Specialist Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe, Payload Specialist Gregory Jarvis, Mission Specialist Judith Resnik

Pilot Michael Smith, Commander Francis "Dick" Scobee & Mission Specialist Ronald McNair


Ronald Reagan ... "We will never forget them, nor the last time we saw them,

this morning, as they prepared for the journey and waved goodbye

and slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God"

Operation Desert Shield & Desert Storm


Dedicated to the 148 American soldiers who lost their lives and the thousands wounded during

our first war with Iraq and its wicked leader, and a tribute to their families

September 11, 2001

Dedicated to the men, women and children who lost their lives in the cowardly attacks; all the firemen

and police who responded without hesitation; to the passengers of flight 93 who heroically

insured their plane was not to be used as an instrument of destruction; and to America

as a whole for showing why we are the greatest country on the face of the earth

Space Shuttle Columbia STS-107

February 1, 2003

Commander Rick Husband, Pilot William McCool, Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon,

Payload Commander Michael Anderson, Mission Specialist David Brown,

Mission Specialists Laurel Clark & Kalpana Chawla

Liberation of Baghdad

April 9, 2003

Dedicated to the men and women of our armed forces, many of whom have paid the ultimate sacrifice,

who through their gallant efforts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and around the world  protect us and also

bring basic, democratic rights to countries long cloaked by the shadow of tyranny




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