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When you think of military imagery, you’re probably not “picturing” what Sgt. 1st Class Juan Munoz creates in his role as the Army’s only artist-in-residence.
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Nearly 45 years after Jose Rodela’s actions in Vietnam earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, his medal was upgraded to the nation’s highest – the Medal of Honor for his gallantry, intrepidity and heroism above and beyond the call of duty.

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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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One of only four living Medal of Honor recipients from WWII, Francis Currey saved many of his comrades during the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium.


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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.


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