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The Korean War

Since 1945 the United States has had, first atomic, then nuclear weapons capability in their arsenal. These weapons have the capacity to level whole cities in a single blast and simply vaporize large populations of people – men, women, and children. 78 more words

Human Sacrifice

Another Holiday in Harm's Way

Frank Stem was a faithful American patriot, an ardent fan of John Wayne, and someone who knew a thing or two about the harshness of winter below the 38th parallel. 484 more words


The Man Who Bought – And Wore – A Medal of Honor Which Was Not His

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As a Gold Star family member this story outrages me beyond words.

Stolen Valor or whatever you want to call it is a slap in the face to all veterans. 1,052 more words

With 8 Silver Stars and 2 Distinguished Service Crosses, General John Corley Was Born To Lead

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R.I.P.Brigadier General John T. Corley August 4, 1914-April 16, 1977.

His awards would span two wars, and when it was all said and done, General John Corley would retire as one of the most highly decorated officers in the United States Army. 1,108 more words

Thomas Hudner: Medal of Honor Recipient – He Crashed His Plane To Save His Comrade

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Thomas Hudner is a great example of American exceptionalism and bravery. 

It is common in combat for valiant men to risk their lives to help their buddies. 969 more words

James E. Williams, Medal of Honor: The Most Decorated Enlisted Sailor in the US Navy

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R.I.P.Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class James E. Williams.

The greats of the United States Navy are usually champions of the oceans. Rear Admiral Richard O’Kane and famous submarine Commander Rear Admiral Eugene Fluckey picked up their Medals of Honor for service in WWII in the Pacific. 595 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