Tag Archives: Marines

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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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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A Brooklyn Marine received two Medals of Honor for heroism a century ago, but he also used two different names during his service.
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The only Hispanic-American Naval Academy graduate to receive the Medal of Honor was awarded it posthumously for valor during the invasion of Inchon, South Korea in 1950.
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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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