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Vernon Baker, an Army officer who was the only living black American World War II veteran of the seven belatedly awarded the Medal of Honor, had it bestowed upon him by President Bill Clinton in 1997.
One of the few Native Americans to earn the Medal of Honor during WWII single-handedly killed several Germans and took dozens prisoner in the span of hours.
Army Pfc. Kaoru Moto is one of the few Japanese-Americans to have earned a Medal of Honor during actions taken in World War II.
Exercise Steadfast Javelin II features a number of dynamic events designed to challenge multi-national forces in airborne operations