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Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John Canley earned the Navy Cross in 1970 for his lifesaving actions during Vietnam, but he’s finally getting the real credit he deserves – the Medal of Honor.
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Marine Maj. James Capers Jr. was a pioneer in reconnaissance training tactics. The covert missions he went on have since been declassified, and his amazing career is being brought to light.
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Army Sgt. Larry S. Pierce noticed something in the roadway that could destroy his whole unit. Without thinking twice, he did something about it.
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One of the military’s most decorated service members recently earned another accolade years after his death.
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A West Point grad who volunteered for a second tour of Vietnam never came home, but the heroism he displayed while there earned him the Medal of Honor.
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