Medal of Honor Monday

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Rear Adm. Bruce McCandless

World War II Navy Rear Adm. Bruce McCandless lost most of his ship's senior officers during an intense fight during…

4 weeks ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Joe Nishimoto

Army Pfc. Joe Nishimoto faced discrimination during World War II because of his Japanese lineage, but that didn't stop him…

1 month ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Maj. George O’Brien Jr.

Marine Corps Maj. George Herman O'Brien Jr. led several "kids," as he described them, into a lopsided battle to maintain…

1 month ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Capt. David McCampbell

Navy Capt. David McCampbell wasn't just the top naval ace of World War II — he's considered the service's all-time…

2 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army 2nd Lt. Harold Durham Jr.

When his unit was overwhelmed in Vietnam, Army 2nd Lt. Harold Bascom Durham Jr. didn't hesitate to unleash a barrage…

2 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Chief Gunner’s Mate Oscar Schmidt Jr.

Navy Chief Gunner's Mate Oscar Schmidt Jr. likely knew working on a ship during World War I would be perilous,…

2 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Air Force Lt. Col. Addison Baker

World War II Army Lt. Col. Addison Baker was one of four men who earned the Medal of Honor during…

2 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army 1st Lt. J. Monroe Reisinger

Civil War Army 1st Lt. James Monroe Reisinger didn't begin the Battle of Gettysburg as a member of the color…

2 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Maj. John J. Duffy

Army Maj. John J. Duffy often operated behind enemy lines during his four tours of duty in Vietnam. During one…

3 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Machinist Charles Willey

Navy Machinist Charles H. Willey never expected to have to save the lives of his crewmates during a peacetime mission,…

3 months ago

Army Staff Sgt. Edward Kaneshiro

When Army Staff Sgt. Edward Noboru Kaneshiro learned his fellow soldiers were in trouble in Vietnam, he didn't hesitate to…

4 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Spc. 5 Dennis M. Fujii

In 1971, Army Spc. 5 Dennis M. Fujii spent five grueling days fending off enemy fighters after his medevac helicopter…

4 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Quartermaster John Cooper

Navy Quartermaster John Cooper wasn't born in the United States, but once he immigrated here at age 17, he chose…

4 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army 2nd Lt. Lloyd Hughes

During Army 2nd Lt. Lloyd Herbert Hughes' last mission over the skies of Europe in World War II, he had a…

4 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Spc. 5 Dwight W. Birdwell

Army Spc. 5 Dwight W. Birdwell was one of the first U.S. soldiers to engage with the enemy during the…

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