Sgt. Maj. John Canley earned the honor for his actions in VIETNAM.
Romay Davis served in an all-black, all-female unit which cleared a huge backlog of MILIITARY MAIL.
Newlin's actions in Vietnam saved the lives of fellow Marines during COMBAT.
The last surviving WW II Medal of Honor recipient passed away at AGE 98.
Lieutenant Murphy gave his life to save his team members in AFGHANISTAN.
The aircraft was hit by small-arms fire preparing to land, and ended up evacuating 348 people and transporting the bodies of 13 SERVICE MEMBERS.
Lieutenant Jonathan Hilzinger was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps COMMENDATION MEDAL.
Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo De La Cruz Trinidad risked his life to save fellow crew members from a devastating shipboard FIRE.
Each of the surviving merchant mariners, estimated to number about 12,000, will receive a bronze replica of the AWARD.
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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