LT Thomas M. Conway comforted shipmates in shark-infested waters after sinking of the USS INDIANAPOLIS.
The flight crew turned back from its planned route and made an EMERGENCY LANDING.
The pedestrian had been hit by a car and was trapped UNDERNEATH IT.
The new memorial opened on Veterans Day on the NATIONAL MALL.
General Porter earned the Medal of Honor during the Philippine Insurrection, but it took until 1934 for the Medal to be AWARDED.
The two were awarded the Navy and Marine Corps MEDAL.
It was Oct. 12, 2000 when the ship was ATTACKED.
Dorothy Schmidt Cole joined the Corps in 1943, looking for a sense of purpose and something to do for her COUNTRY.
President Trump presented the award to Sergeant Major Thomas "Patrick" Payne on the 19th anniversary of 9/11 -- a day that compelled Payne to ENLIST.
Read about the experiences of Hershel "Woody" WILLIAMS.
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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