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Honorary Medal of Honor

Life is a war and the days are the battles. The war will not be over until I take my last breath, but the battles are daily wins that show my devotion and persistence.  176 more words

1LT Richard Thomas Shea Jr

USMA Class of 1952, First Lieutenant Shea was the executive officer of Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On July 8, 1953 his company was attacked at night by overwhelmingly superior forces at “Pork Chop Hill” near Sokkogae, North Korea. 75 more words

Army

Its always the quiet ones... the story of Captain Mike Rose, US Army retired

This story is dedicated to all of the heroes in our lives.

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. In our American culture, we are taught from an early age about the heroes who protect us from all manner of bad things. 1,718 more words

American History

American Soldier Who Saved Jews up for Congressional Medal of Honor

In November-December 2015, I attended a Christian Leaders Seminar at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum and Research Center in Jerusalem.  One of my classmates was Chris Edmonds, whose father was a true American hero.  194 more words

Current Events

U.S. Highway 20 now Medal of Honor highway

Nyssa is officially the eastern terminus or gateway to the border-to-border Oregon Medal of Honor Highway, which stretches out on U.S. Highway 20, from Nyssa to Newport on the coast. 47 more words

Oregon Legislature

Audie Murphy: A Legendary Hero of World War II

On January 26, 1945, Second Lieutenant Audie Murphy cemented his legacy as one of the greatest soldiers in United States military history. In his previous 18 months of combat across Italy and France, the 19-year-old Texan had already earned two Silver Stars and the Distinguished Service Cross. 714 more words

World War II

Read The Extraordinary Story Of The WWII Veteran Who Tossed The Coin For Super Bowl 52

Marine veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Hershel “Woody” Williams tossed the coin at Super Bowl 52 on Sunday.

Williams served in the 21st Marines, 3d Marine Division while fighting Japanese forces in World War II at the Battle of Iwo Jima. 314 more words