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50 MILE JFK CHALLENGE – SNEEM, IRELAND

JFK 50 Mile Challenge 50th Anniversary It was a true honor to be asked to be the starter for the JFK 50 Mile Challenge at Sneem, Irelandon the Ring of Kerry. It was May 26. 2013. This is just before the start at 5am. Holding the flag and representing the US was a very stirring […]

VIDEO – DAVE GETS HIS STRIPES

Forty-five years after dying in Vietnam, Dave Herbert was presented with his long overdue sergeant stripes at the Vietnam Memorial – The Wall – on November 11, 2011, by his platoon members.  WATCH THE JOYFUL AND TOUCHING ANNIVERSARY VIDEO, A TRIBUTE TO DAVE AND ALL VETS. VIDEO LINK:   A HAUNTING BEAUTY – ANSWERING THE […]

RICHARD BOES AWARD

JUST ANNOUNCED! James John Magner is the receipient of the 2012 Richard Boes Award: Best Debut Veteran Book

12-23-11 Burke Connection Profile

12-23-11 Read a profile of the author by Maya Horowitz – go to the Media page for the link

11-11-11 at The Wall

On Veterans Day, 11-11-11, we gathered at the wall to finally present David Herbert’s family with his long overdue (45 years later) sergeant stripes.  See the photo gallery “DAVID HERBERT (HOOP) GETS HIS STRIPES” for photos.