Medal of Honor recipient and retired Army Col. Bruce Crandall has been selected as the grand marshal of the East Valley Veterans Parade. Crandall’s service in Vietnam was recognized with the nation’s highest honor in 2007, and his actions during the conflict have been memorialized in books and on the silver screen in the movie “We Were Soldiers.”
Nothing was going right for the Hamilton Huskies: They had surrendered 28 straight points to the Pinnacle Pioneers and found themselves trailing on the road for the first time with less than two minutes to play.
It was 13 years ago Thursday when terrorists attacked the United States after gaining control of four commercial airplanes. Two planes struck and took down the World Trade Center in New York; the third damaged the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.; and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Passengers of that flight, United 93, fought the terrorists in an attempt to regain control of the plane.