Military History

Army Sgt. Larry S. Pierce noticed something in the roadway that could destroy his whole unit. Without thinking twice, he did something about it.
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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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Utah Army National Guard Maj. Tyler Jensen earned a Silver Star for his actions in Afghanistan. Here’s what he thinks about being honored for valor.
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