Here are some hot and fast facts about US Navy SEALs:
The Navy SEALs started out in 1962 as an Elite Special Force of the US Navy.
SEAL stands for sea, air and land.
US Navy SEALs have 8 teams and they are SEAL Team 1, SEAL Team 2, SEAL Team 3, SEAL Team 4, [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
Medal of Honor: A Tribute to the Brave and Patriotic
Sergeant First Class Paul R. Smith of the United States Army was felicitated with the Congressional Medal of Honor on April 4th, 2005 during a White House ceremony.
Sergeant First Class Paul R. Smith displayed an act of valor in the highest traditions of the American Army, [...]
There’s a good chance you may have received an email telling the story of the Iraqi war hero whose funeral tribute was something very unique. Unfortunately, many people read these emails and assumed the story was just another one of those over-hyped forwards they receive. However, this story was true. If you haven’t yet had [...]