Sgt. John Basilone (Band of Brothers) Congressional Medal of Honor recipient for extraordinary heroism and conspicuous gallantry in action against enemy Japanese forces, above and beyond the call of duty, while serving with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division in the Lunga Area. Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, on 24 and 25 October 1942. Read more about his story via The Congressional Medal of Honor Society.
Tonight, I went into our Marine's room, "stole" one of his many boot bands...tore apart some of my old silver jewelry, added a couple loops, a lobster clasp and the silver Marine Corps charm that I bought & had Our Marine's initials engraved on (the back of) when we went to his Boot Camp Graduation in SC. Cost = FREE :)