Military Appreciation Night At Honda Center

By Michael Walters Tonight at Honda Center the Anaheim Ducks will honor our Military Armed Forces. The pre-game festivities will feature members of the US Army rappelling from the rafters as part of the honorary puck drop. Anaheim Ducks players will be wearing camouflage jerseys during the pre-game warm-up for the annual Military Appreciation Night. Following the game,…

Thank You Military Personnel

  By Michael Walters When we talk about heroes in hockey we look to athletes like Teemu Selanne and Wayne Gretzky as legends. In other sports as well people talk about players being heroes for their favorite team. Many of these athletes have done incredible feats while playing the sport they love. Some have made contributions outside the sports…

Thank You Sgt. Brian Burry

Email we received from Paul Walters: Recently I read a heartfelt story written about USMC Sgt. Thomas Zachary who was killed in combat recently, and I forwarded it to the bravest warrior I have ever known and worked alongside, Special Forces Medic Sgt. Brian Burry. In the early 1970’s we worked patrol duty together as young…

Thank you Sgt. Thomas Zachary Spitzer

By Tyler Tennell A few days ago in the town of New Braunfels, Texas, we said thank you and good-bye to a beloved friend, Sgt. Thomas Zachary Spitzer, USMC. I wrote this in the backseat riding in the funeral procession to Ft. Sam Houston National cemetery. As if you were allowed to have a favorite part…