Military History

Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John Canley earned the Navy Cross in 1970 for his lifesaving actions during Vietnam, but he’s finally getting the real credit he deserves – the Medal of Honor.
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Lance Cpl. William Carpenter didn’t hesitate to sacrifice himself for a fellow Marine in Afghanistan. He lived to tell the tale and earn the nation’s highest military honor.
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A former Army medic who saved dozens of teammates during an intense, hours-long battle in Afghanistan in 2008 will finally be getting what he deserves – the Medal of Honor.
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Marine Maj. James Capers Jr. was a pioneer in reconnaissance training tactics. The covert missions he went on have since been declassified, and his amazing career is being brought to light.
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Breaching the Hindenburg Line during World War I broke the spirit of the German enemy, and Army Cpl. James Heriot’s brave actions helped make it happen.
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