Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician First Class Jeffrey Thomas received a Silver Star for his actions in 2016. Read his STORY.
Here's the DoD NEWS RELEASE.
Then-Seaman Apprentice Luis Fonseca received the Navy Cross for his ACTIONS.
Air Force Technical Sergeant John Chapman sacrificed his own life in saving more than 20 of his fellow troops in Afghanistan. THE STORY:
"Task and Purpose" reports the two were cited for a gunfight with Al Qaeda. Read the details HERE.
USAF Technical Sergeant John Chapman is being awarded the honor posthumously for his heroism in Afghanistan in 2002. Here's the VIDEO.
Now retired, Lieutenant Colonel John "Jack" Jennings received the award for his actions over Laos in 1966.
Seaman First Class Eugene Wicker, a native of Oklahoma, died aboard the USS Oklahoma Dec. 7, 1941. Here are the DETAILS.
Corporal Stephen Austin gave his life saving members of his platoon. Learn more about his heroic ACTIONS.
One DFC with valor was awarded for conducting an airdrop UNDER FIRE.
The other was for heroic action in landing an aircraft that was ON FIRE.
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