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When Cadets At The US Air Force Academy Realized Their Janitor Was Medal Of Honor War Hero

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R.I.P. Master Sergeant William Crawford.

William Crawford proves the old adage you can’t judge a book by its cover.

Perhaps it was the way he carried himself in an unassuming and humble manner, but day after day hundreds of Air Force Academy cadets would pass this janitor in the hall oblivious to the greatness that was among them. 1,106 more words

#TarnishedValor still receives all 5 star reviews amazon.com/dp/b01dt1q6hm

The post Vietnam War novel, Tarnished Valor, a year following release has just received the tenth reader review on Amazon. Each review has received a five star rating by the reviewers. 193 more words

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The Top 5 Video Games of My Childhood That Make Me Wish to Be a Kid Again

Let’s face it–video games are fun. Science has shown us that they improve our reaction time, our ability to make decisions, and act as a great stress reliever. 1,121 more words

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Refusing To Abandon The Wounded, Chaplain Emil Kapaun Remained Behind to Care for His Men and Died in a Korean POW Camp

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R.IP. Captain Emil Kapaun Roman Catholic Chaplain.

He didn’t carry a weapon, he wasn’t there to fight, but that didn’t stop chaplain Emil Kapaun from earning the nation’s highest military honor for gallantry. 1,082 more words

This Fighter Pilot Saved a Bomber Squadron From German Fighter Attacks For over Half an Hour – Alone

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R.I.P.Brigadier General Robert F. Travis.

During WWII, he single-handedly protected a bomber squadron against German planes… even when he ran out of ammo. 1,133 more words

Mike Novosel (Medal of Honor) and Mike Jr: The Father-Son Vietnam Medevac Team Who Rescued Each Other

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R.I.P. Chief Warrant Officer Michael Novosel Sr.  

             

Imagine flying into heavy enemy fire to rescue your son who was shot down. Alternatively, imagine rescuing your injured father under the same circumstances. 903 more words

The Great Locomotive Chase

April 12, 1862 – A daring effort to sabotage Confederate supply lines made sensational headlines in newspapers but had little impact on the war.

Brigadier General Ormsby M. 1,254 more words

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