american heroes

(From L) French President Francois Hollande, French train driver Eric Tanty,French national rail company SNCF Chairman Guillaume Pepy, French train manager Michel Bruet and Thalys International Chief Executive Officer Agnes Ogier pose at the Elysee Palace in Paris on August 24, 2015 after a reception to award the three young americans and the british man with France's top Legion d'Honneur medal in recognition of their bravery after they overpowered the train attacker. Michel Bruet and Eric Tanty will be also awarded for their conduct with the Legion d'Honneur in the next months. AFP PHOTO / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD        (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Americans Praised For Subduing Gunman On European Train

A heavily armed man with ties to radical Islam who was known in three European countries as potentially dangerous escaped the radar when he boarded a high-speed train — but not the courage of three American passengers who took him down.

08/22/2015

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Guide to WA’s Best Summer Air Shows

Washington is filled with aviation lovers, and to prove it, check out some of the best air shows in the country! They are happening right here in WA!

07/11/2012