Medal of Honor Monday

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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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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Despite severe wounds, Army Staff Sgt. Rodney Yano saved his troubled helicopter from crashing during a firefight in Vietnam.
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WWII Capt. Harl Pease flew a lot of missions. One was turned down by a famous general. The other was a success that cost him his life.
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Navy SEAL Michael Monsoor was known to be a loyal friend. That trait would help save the lives of two of his comrades and earn him the Medal of Honor.
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