Author Archives: Katie Lange

Army 2nd Lt. Daniel Inouye smiles with Bob Dole (front right) at Percy Jones Army Hospital in Battle Creek, Michigan, after the war. Photo courtesy of Robert Dole Library

Army 2nd Lt. Daniel Inouye’s leadership and valor in WWII earned him the Medal of Honor, and it translated into a lifetime of Senate service.
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Each DoD service branch is structured a little differently (especially the Navy). Here’s an explainer on how each chain of command works.
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President Dwight D. Eisenhower congratulates Korean War veteran Army Staff Sgt. Hiroshi Miyamura after presenting him the Medal of Honor. His award was kept secret for his safety until after his repatriation in August 1953. Army photo

This Japanese-American joined the U.S. Army during World War II, but it wasn’t until Korea that his valor and devotion were recognized by all.
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You might not know it, but if a business asked to make a copy of your military ID or CAC, that’s a violation of the law.
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Despite severe wounds, Army Staff Sgt. Rodney Yano saved his troubled helicopter from crashing during a firefight in Vietnam.
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