Tag Archives: RIP

He Stopped Loving Her Today – RIP George Jones

George Jones, Record-Setting Country Music Singer, Dies at 81 George Jones, the country-music singer who overcame alcohol and drug addiction, bankruptcy and broken marriages to have more hit records than any other artist, has died. He was 81. He died … Continue reading

Posted in Music, RIP | Tagged , | 16 Comments

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

Medal of Honor citation: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, March 3, 1863, has awarded in the name of Congress the Medal of Honor to Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun United States Army … Continue reading

Posted in RIP | Tagged | 7 Comments

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, RIP

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop dies at age 96 Former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, a pediatric surgeon turned public health advocate, died Monday. He was 96. Koop served as surgeon general from 1982 to 1989, under Presidents … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, RIP | Tagged | 23 Comments

Worthy of Respect and Honor

Joel B. Pollak: Stormin’ Norman, Warrior, at Peace Not since General Douglas MacArthur had Americans celebrated a general as we did “Stormin’ Norman” Schwarzkopf, who cut a figure of strength on the world stage as he decimated Saddam Hussein’s military–which … Continue reading

Posted in RIP | Tagged | 47 Comments