medal of honor
The Remove the Stain Act would strip the highest military award from 20 U.S. soldiers who slaughtered hundreds of Native women and children.
David Bellavia, who is credited with saving the lives of his entire squad, will receive the nation's highest military decoration.
A big hearted comedian who entertains millions daily with her talk show. Ellen blazed a trail for so many years ago when
On November 8th we will be able to honor the sacrifices of SSgts. Benavídez, Erevia and Rodela, and hundreds of thousand others who gave it all, even their lives, for you and me to be full members of this society. Honor them by using your power to vote for your family's future.
Muhammad Ali defined my assimilation as an American and growth as global citizen. He was so different that we might have expected him to go to the grave screaming of his greatness. However, we all saw a piece of ourselves in him, and his greatest character strength was that he saw in everyone he met a connection to the higher.
"We sleep more peacefully in our beds tonight, because patriots like these stand ready to answer our nation's call and protect our way of life, now and forever."
Kyle Carpenter lost an eye taking a grenade blast to save a fellow Marine in Afghanistan.
Last week was a big one for veterans, the most important news being the 240th birthday of one of the greatest institutions known to man -- the United States Marine Corps. Next year will mark a decade since I raised my right hand and joined something so much bigger than myself.
First Lt. Alexander "Sandy" Bonnyman was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 1947.
Every year, more than 200,000 service men and women transition from the military to the civilian workforce, and most are inevitably challenged by that jump. So as we head into another fall, I'm thinking a lot about these men and women.
In America, we have something called the Medal of Honor. It is a military award that is only given to the people that went above and beyond reasonable expectations of bravery to achieve something truly heroic. Here is a list of 10 of our greatest American heroes. On this 4th of July, take one of these stories and tell it to your buddies over the grill, or while waiting for the fireworks.
Almost a century after their service, Sgt. Henry Johnson and Sgt. William Shemin were finally awarded the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony for their heroics in World War I.
Sgt. Henry Johnson and Sgt. William Shemin are being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama at a White House ceremony for their heroics in World War I. Not surprisingly, a fair bit of information about both soldiers can be found online, and while personal details about Sgt. Shemin are mostly accurate, Sgt. Johnson's are frequently distorted.