Friday, September 10, 2010

Lone Sailor Awardees, on Midrats

Can you really plot where you need to go, if you don't know where you've been?

Midrats is back live this
Sunday 12 SEP 2010 at 5pm EST.

Please join my co-host EagleOne of "
Eaglespeak" as we host a special show in conjunction with The Navy Memorial in Washington DC's Lone Sailor Awards ceremony next Wednesday. Our guests will be Eddie LaBaron and Lanier Phillips.

Though known as four-time Pro-Bowler, quarterback for the Washington Redskins in the 1950s, Tom Landry's first quarterback in Dallas, and Don Meredith's mentor; he was also a USMC lieutenant in the Korean Conflict; decorated with the Purple Heart and awarded the Bronze Star.

Our second guest will be a trailblazer for all Sailors. In October of 1941, at the age of eighteen, Lanier joined the Navy. He was a survivor of the February of 1942 sinking of the USS TRUXTUN (DD-229). He was not just any Sailor though, he later took a step with confidence like he did during the shipwreck that put him in an raft - he asked to be treated as an equal and was the first black Navy sailor to become a sonar technician.

Join us
live if you can, and pile in with the usual suspects in the chat room during the show where you can offer your own questions and observations to our guests. If you miss the show or want to catch up on the shows you missed - you can always reach the archives at blogtalkradio - or set yourself to get the podcast on iTunes.

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Byron said...

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Byron said...

Awesome show today, I strongly recommend anyone who didn't make it live to get the archive when it's available. Lanier Phillips is an incredible man and an inspiration to anyone who serves this nation.