The A-10 squadron received the Gallant Unit Citation for actions over Syria in 2017. Read about it HERE.
The ship was sunk by Germany in 1918. Read here about the "USS Tampa Purple Heart Project."
Tlingit? Most of us have heard of the Navajo Code Talkers, but Alaska Natives, now deceased, also performed this vital duty and have been largely forgotten until now. Read about them at this LINK.
Traci Huddleston was honored for her actions during the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. See the FULL STORY.
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.
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