Monthly Archives: August 2013

When Yvette met Frisky

When most folks think of the 371st Fighter Group in World War II, they recall the men who went to fly, fight, and win the war against fascism in the European Theater of Operations.  And they would be right to … Continue reading

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Connecting Past to Present

Last Wednesday, 14 August 2013, the 142nd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard connected with its roots, which are in the 371st Fighter Group, when Mr. Francis E. “Gene” Madore came to visit.  Mr. Madore flew in the … Continue reading

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Frisky Remembers the Purple Heart

  Today is the anniversary of the establishment of the Purple Heart award, created by General Order of General George Washington on August 7, 1782.  For a complete history on the award, see:   http://www.purpleheart.org/DownLoads/HistoryOfThePurpleHeart.pdf According to the Military Order … Continue reading

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