Thor Thorsen finally received the four medals he earned many decades ago during a ceremony in Green Valley, Arizona. They were awarded by a retired Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer. Here's the ARTICLE.
The five were members of a helicopter medevac crew who rescued two wounded comrades in Afghanistan, despite their aircraft being damaged by gunfire. READ DETAILS.
World War II tank gunner Clarence Smoyer was reportedly a crack shot, and was honored at Charlestown Naval Shipyard. Read DETAILS.
Air Force veteran Joseph Walker had no family to attend his funeral, but that didn't prevent a lot of people from turning out to remember him. Here's MORE.
The three, all in their 90s, were awarded the rare honor in a ceremony at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Read DETAILS.
The Navy will honor the passing of its first female fighter pilot with its first all-female flyover at her funeral. Read about the career of retired Captain Rosemary Mariner.
Lt. Col Charles Kettles, a helicopter pilot, was credited with saving 44 lives while under enemy fire in the jungles of Vietnam. READ DETAILS.
Colonel Joe Jackson was a Medal of Honor recipient and an Air Force LEGEND.
Lt. "Butch" O'Hare saved his ship and was awarded the Medal of Honor, but was killed later in the war. Here's his STORY.
Sgt. Gary Wilson, then a drill instructor, heroically rescued two women trapped in their cars after a traffic accident. Read DETAILS.
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