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Vietnam Vet Awarded Medal of Honor for Heroic Helicopter Rescue

President Barack Obama awarded America’s highest military honor for valor to a U.S. Army veteran for risking his life to save the lives of 44 fellow American soldiers a half century ago on a Vietnamese battlefield. 60 more words

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Obama presents Vietnam War veteran with Medal of Honor


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest military honor to a Vietnam War veteran on Monday, stressing that the story of retired Lt. 616 more words

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Obama awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War helicopter commander

President Barack Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Honor to Retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and is credited with saving the lives of 40 soldiers. 430 more words

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Obama awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam War helicopter commander

Watch @POTUS award the #MedalOfHonor to Retired @USArmy Lt. Col. Kettles for his heroism in saving 44 Americans: https://t.co/JPX4A7MX7f

— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 18, 2016…

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Pres. Obama awards Medal of Honor to Charles Kettles, Vietnam War helicopter commander

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday awarded the Medal of Honor to Retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, who served in the Army during the Vietnam War and is credited with saving the lives of 40 soldiers. 390 more words

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Obama Presents Vietnam War Veteran With Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has bestowed the Medal of Honor on retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles, a Vietnam War veteran.

Kettles received the nation’s highest military honor during a ceremony at the White House on Monday morning. 83 more words

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Studies on Documented Historical Cases of Civil and War Heroism: A Mini-Review

Heroism Science, Volume 1, 2016

By Hannes Rusch

Abstract

This mini-review identifies and briefly describes a total of 12 published studies investigating aspects of war and civil heroism by analyzing larger data sets on documented historical cases of such behavior. 34 more words

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