Military History

Navy Lt. John Koelsch volunteered to fly a helicopter in bad weather into enemy territory in Korea to save a fellow service member, and it earned him the Medal of Honor.
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Ted White stunt-doubled for John Wayne after battling his way through Iwo Jima in WWII. He also played Jason in the movie that made Friday the 13th a big deal.
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Medal of Honor recipient Army Sgt. Maj. Ken Stumpf recently shared his story of heroics during Vietnam with several soldiers and new Army recruits.
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The mutual defense agreement between the U.S. and U.K. has been a long-lasting one. But what exactly does it cover?
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Several Army soldiers earned Medals of Honor for actions taken during the Battle of Little Bighorn. Here, we’re highlighting two and reminding you what that battle was all about.
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