Tag Archives: Air Force

Here’s how the DoD helped tell the story of 3 friends who stopped a terrorist on a Paris-bound train.
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Air Force Col. Leo K. Thorsness is one of the most highly decorated American airmen of the Vietnam War and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his heroism on a mission that took place just over a week before he was shot down and taken prisoner for nearly six years.
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This week, we tell the tale of the youngest airman and first enlisted member of the Air Force to earn the Medal of Honor.
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Few knew the real reason why Air Force CMSgt. Richard Etchberger gave his life during Vietnam, until he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
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Military-connected students and cub reporters interviewed military leaders at the Military Child Education Coalition’s National Training Seminar in Washington, D.C.
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