Prisoners of War (POW), alongside with those missing in action (MIA) have been honored in a September 17, 2010 event called the National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This was observed both by the Navy and the US Armed Forces and was publicized in a US Navy SEALs website.
Celebrations such as this are being made to signify [...]
Operation Iraqi Freedom got success, but at a cost. US Soldiers lost lives and amongst the many soldiers who sacrificed their lives for this cause. But, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor’s – a US Navy SEAL and a soldier to the core – tale of supreme sacrifice and bravery can never be forgotten.
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration for the US military and is the only military award worn around the neck.
It is often referred to as the Congressional Medal of Honor as the President awards the decoration in the name of Congress and due to the nature of the award it is usually [...]
The Congressional Medal of Honor is perhaps the single most fitting tribute to our heroes of war. Having special significance among Navy SEALs this Medal of Honor serves to pay homage to all war veterans. One such leading man killed during Operation Redwing was Lt. Michael P. Murphy.
That fated day
It was during a special operation [...]
LT (jg) Robert Bob Kerrey
Medal of Honor Citation
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a SEAL team leader during action against enemy aggressor (Viet Cong) forces. Acting in response to reliable intelligence, Lt. (j.g.) Kerrey led his SEAL team on a [...]
Medal Of Honor Citation:
Lt. Norris completed an unprecedented ground rescue of 2 downed pilots deep within heavily controlled enemy territory in Quang Tri Province. Lt. Norris, on the night of 10 April 1972, led a 5-man patrol through 2,000 meters of heavily controlled enemy territory, located 1 of the downed pilots at daybreak, and returned [...]
Medal of Honor Citation:
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while participating in a daring operation against enemy forces. PO Thornton, as Assistant U.S. Navy Advisor, along with a U.S. Navy lieutenant serving as Senior Advisor, accompanied a 3-man Vietnamese Navy SEAL patrol [...]
The Medal of Honor serves as a recognition award and tribute awarded to the battle heroes of America, for displaying marked valor and intrepidity during times of war. Mr. Tibor (Ted) Rubin was awarded with the Medal of Honor for the Korean War on September 23, 2005 during a White House Ceremony.
Before joining the Army, [...]
The Congressional Medal of Honor serves as a homage and tribute as well as an award of recognition to the war veterans of the United States of America.
It was Jason L. Dunham who showcased an indomitable fighting spirit and exemplary valor while serving as a Rifle Squad Leader. During a White House Ceremony on January [...]
Major Bruce P. Crandall received the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony on February 26, 2007 for displaying marked valor and heroism as a flight Commander in the Republic of Vietnam. Through his act of bravery and courage; he has been able to fetch immense pride to the United States Army.
Bruce Crandall was [...]