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Newsweek reports SFC Cashe to receive MoH soon

| July 22, 2021 | 29 Comments
Newsweek reports SFC Cashe to receive MoH soon

We’ve talked a lot about Sergeant First Class Alwyn Cashe and his insanely heroic final acts. He is easily one of the bravest people I’ve ever written about. Read about him here, which includes links to prior discussions on the man. Newsweek is now reporting that “sources familiar with the process” are saying that Secretary […]

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Valor Friday

| July 9, 2021 | 9 Comments
Valor Friday

In the history of the Medal of Honor there have been only two instances in which the action for which the medal was earned were caught on camera. Colonel Joe Jackson (USAF), who we’ve talked about before, had earned his MoH in Vietnam (after serving in both WWII and Korea) for bringing his C-123 Provider […]

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Master Chief Warrant Officer with Medal of Honor

| July 3, 2021 | 127 Comments
Master Chief Warrant Officer with Medal of Honor

People have been having fun with someone that claims his name is Charles Henry Dawes, but we suspect this is a false profile.  Point is, someone took the time and energy to get dressed up like this.  Medal of Honor, three Purple Hearts and two Silver Stars – out of order, of course. Oh his […]

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Lieutenant Colonel Hagemeister, MoH recipient, passes at age 74

| May 20, 2021 | 9 Comments
Lieutenant Colonel Hagemeister, MoH recipient, passes at age 74

Devtun wanted to make sure we were all aware of the passing of a true American hero. Army Times is reporting that, at age 74, retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel Charles Hagemeister has died. Hagemeister had earned the Medal of Honor in 1967 as a Specialist Four combat medic. His passing leaves only 66 living […]

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Valor Friday

| May 14, 2021 | 6 Comments
Valor Friday

October 1918, the Great War is raging in Europe. The Americans have joined the fight and the bitter, brutal trench warfare of the past four years is finally coming to an end. Behind the scenes, the Germans knew their end was near. The Kaiser was aware of the impending demise of his empire and had […]

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Valor Friday

| May 7, 2021 | 9 Comments
Valor Friday

This is a continuation of an article on Ralph Puckett that was initially posted on 4 May 2021. If you remember how I began, you can skip below to the break just after the image of the Medal of Honor. For those who missed it; Colonel Ralph Puckett, US Army (ret), is already a living […]

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Colonel Ralph Puckett to receive the Medal of Honor for Korean War action

| May 4, 2021 | 10 Comments
Colonel Ralph Puckett to receive the Medal of Honor for Korean War action

Colonel Ralph Puckett, US Army (ret), is already a living legend within the US Army Ranger community. His Distinguished Service Cross from the Korean War, when he was a first lieutenant, is being upgraded to the Medal of Honor. Puckett commissioned into the Army after matriculating from West Point in 1949. After World War II […]

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Oldest MoH recipient, Charles Coolidge passes away; Age 99

| April 9, 2021 | 10 Comments
Oldest MoH recipient, Charles Coolidge passes away; Age 99

Poetrooper sends in the sad news that Charles Coolidge has passed at the age of 99 on 6 April. He was the oldest living Medal of Honor recipient and one of only two still alive from WWII. He was the last MoH recipient from the European Theater of the war. As you can see from […]

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