Tag Archives: Vietnam

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Wes Fox’s company was outmatched in the jungles of Vietnam, but his leadership inspired his men to win despite the odds.
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Vietnam Army Special Forces veteran Gary Rose receives the nation’s highest honor this week, a fitting distinction that’s 47 years in the making.
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This legend fought in 3 wars, spent 6 years as a tortured POW, then went back into service as soon as he could after his release.
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Success is often defined as a life well-lived. For one athlete-turned-professor, his successes can directly be attributed to his life as a Marine.
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Pfc. James Anderson Jr. gave his life to save others in Vietnam. For that, he became the first black Marine to earn the Medal of Honor.
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