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Staff Sergeant William Bordelon: First US Marine from Texas to be awarded MOH

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R.I.P.Staff Sergeant William Bordelon  December 25,1920 – November 20,1943 KIA Tarawa.

Were it not for the epic battles fought there, many people would likely have gone through their lives never having heard of any of the small Pacific islands. 762 more words

Major Charles J. Loring Jr: Dived Into a Korean Artillery Battery

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R.I.P.Major Charles J. Loring Jr.

When people speak of a plane recklessly and intentionally diving into an enemy, the word Kamikaze comes to mind. 806 more words

Medal of Honor

For those who may not know, the Medal of Honor is the United States of America’s highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. 1,093 more words

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Kaena Point

Just down the road from our cottage in Mokuleia is Kaena Point. It is the farthest point on Oahu, where the North Shore meets the Leeward Coast. 1,384 more words

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Wayne State's football team will wear jerseys with Medal of Honor winners names

As part of its celebration of 100 years of athletics, Wayne State, a Division II university in Detroit, will wear commemorative uniforms honoring the military. 100 more words

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Master Sergeant Travis Watkins: MOH for Refusing to Give Up in Korea

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R.I.P.Master Sergeant Travis Watkins  September 5, 1920-September 3, 1950. 

How a soldier reacts when he is wounded in war varies from man to man. 612 more words

Tony Stein – The Inventive Warrior – An amazing American Marine in WW2

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R.I.P Corporal Tony Stein September 30, 1921 KIA Iwo Jima  March 1, 1945.

Brawn is nothing without brains. When the two are put together, amazing things can happen, but when they come together in a Marine, the results can be deadly. 936 more words