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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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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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Have you heard of the Murph Challenge? It’s become a Memorial Day tradition in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL who created the workout.
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At just 20 years old, Army Sgt. Kyle White would face an enemy attack thousands of miles from home, with a maturity and bravery that belied his age.
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