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.
Pitsenbarger was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his heroic service in Vietnam. Read his STORY.
Army First Lieutenant Garlin Conner refused to give up in his fight against 600 German soldiers. Read his remarkable story HERE.
More than 500 sailors turned out to honor survivor Ray Emory, who has worked to identify Pearl Harbor's fallen. See the photos and read his STORY.
He served in three wars and was John McCain's roommate at the "Hanoi Hilton." Read about COLONEL GEORGE "BUD" DAY.
Tanya Porter was honored for her actions following the Amtrak train accident near DuPont last December. Here's the ARTICLE.
Private First Class Frank Crary turned the tide of a battle my charging an enemy machine gun emplacement. Here's his STORY.
It was 100 years ago, but these Leathernecks have not been forgotten. Read about the CEREMONY.
Lance Corporal Raymond Kelley earned the silver star for his bravery 51 years ago. Read his STORY.
Colonel Frank Gleason recently received the Congressional Gold Medal. Read about his WW II SERVICE.
The Lake Washington & Everett Council of the Navy League of US espouses to NLUS's four goals:
Educate national leaders and the nation * Support the men and women of the sea services
Provide assistance to sea service families * Support youth programs
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