Medal of Honor
A look at the 24 Army veterans receiving the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Most are of Hispanic or Jewish heritage. Eight fought in the Vietnam War, nine in the Korean […]
REEDLEY, Calif. (AP) — A Fresno County woman will travel to the White House this month to accept a posthumous Medal of Honor for her father, an Army private who fought with bravery in World […]
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Former Sgt. Santiago Erevia remembers the day in May 1969 when his Army unit came under heavy enemy fire in Vietnam. While crawling from one wounded solder to the next, the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to correct potential acts of bias spanning three wars, President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to 24 Army veterans following a congressionally mandated review to ensure that eligible […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Army captain whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video received the nation’s highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Barack Obama at the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former Army captain who received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday has asked to return to active duty in the Army, a rare move by an officer who has lived to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama bestowed nation’s highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter on Monday, saluting the veteran of the war in Afghanistan as “the essence of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will bestow the Medal of Honor on an Army staff sergeant for courageous action during a daylong firefight in Afghanistan. Ty Carter, a former Marine […]
(AP) – In the cold, barren hills of Korea more than 60 years ago, two teary-eyed soldiers stood in a prisoner of war camp where their chaplain lay dying. Read this moving account of the soldier who is being awarded because he was never forgotten.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran who helped “defend the indefensible” at a vulnerable Army outpost in Afghanistan received the nation’s highest award for military valor at a tearful White House ceremony that also honored the 8 men who did not survive a Taliban attack.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – The punishment of Navy SEALs who worked on the video game “Medal of Honor: Warfighter” is the latest in a series of misfires for the interactive medium’s popular military shooter genre, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Those who lie about military service or make false claims about receiving military medals with the intent of benefiting from those claims would be committing a crime under legislation passed by the […]