Captain Ed W. Freeman, United States Army, of Boise, Idaho, who distinguished himself by numerous acts of conspicuous gallantry and extraordinary intrepidity on 14 November 1965 while serving with Company A, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). 297 more words
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R.I.P.Major George A. Davis Jr. December 1, 1920 -February 10, 1952.
In all the airspace in all the world, there was no other place Major George Davis would rather be than “MiG Alley.” Bordering the Yalu river over the Northwest part of North Korea, this slice of the sky would be the scene of numerous dogfights… 1,104 more words
When the Civil War began, the U.S. military had few medals or awards to recognize bravery or exemplary conduct. General George Washington created the Purple Heart in 1782 to recognize “singularly meritorious action;” a Certificate of Merit recognized bravery under fire during the Mexican-American War, but it did not provide for any medal. 1,042 more words