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Afghan war vet presented with Medal of Honor

Capt. William Swenson sits in Task Force Chosin mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle while conducting a shura, or Muslim consultation, in October 2009. story by: Foxnews.com photo courtesy of: US Army William D. Swenson was awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday for … Continue reading

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Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter receives Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama awards U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ty M. Carter the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C., Aug. 26. Visit www.army.mil/medalofhonor/carter/index.htmlto learn more about Staff Sgt. Carter and to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “Fight for the Korengal”

US Army Specialist Kingsley (L), of 2nd Platoon, Baker Company, 2-12 Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, fires on enemy positions as Private First Class Kicklighter (R) ducks behind his machine gun during an ambush at the … Continue reading

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‘Quiet hero’ Kapaun receives posthumous Medal of Honor

U.S. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Honor to U.S. Army Chaplain (Capt.) Emil Kapaun, accepted posthumously by his nephew Ray, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 11, 2013. story … Continue reading

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Romesha receives MoH for COP Keating battle

story by: Meghann Myers photo courtesy of: UPI/Kevin Dietsch   Former Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony Monday, only the fourth living recipient to receive the military’s highest award for valor for actions during … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: “A Daughter’s Salute”

Daniella, daughter of Capt. Dan Moen, 1-89 CAV (RECON), U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division, salutes behind her father as the National Anthem is played at a deployment ceremony on January 11 at Fort Drum, NY. photo courtesy … Continue reading

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Hero of COP Keating battle to receive MoH

story by: Michelle Tan photos courtesy of: Military Times A former staff sergeant who helped repel one of the largest, most vicious battles against U.S. forces in Afghanistan will receive the Medal of Honor, the White House announced Friday. Clinton … Continue reading

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