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Medal of Honor

Army Cpl. Gordon Craig gave his life to protect his fellow soldiers in Korea, earning the Medal of Honor for his actions.
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Army 2nd Lt. Lee Hartell could have run from the enemy in Korea. Instead, he chose to have his troops fire as insurgents closed in on him.
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Air Force Tech Sgt. John Chapman lost his life trying to save others in Afghanistan in 2002. His final act will be awarded this week with the nation’s highest military honor.
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This MoH recipient spent more than two hours flying a damaged World War II bomber with one hand on the controls and the other on his injured copilot, who was fighting his every move.
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One of the military’s most decorated service members recently earned another accolade years after his death.
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