Medal of Honor Monday

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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 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…

7 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Union Army Maj. Gen. Daniel Sickles

Many Civil War Medal of Honor recipients didn't get their medals until well after the conflict ended. So, it's no…

7 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Staff Sgt. Gerald Leon Endl

Army Staff Sgt. Gerald L. Endl spent more than two years serving in the South Pacific before he lost his…

7 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Melvin Newlin

Just because you don't have the best upbringing doesn't mean you can't go on to do great things.   That was…

7 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Lt. Michael P. Murphy

Navy Lt. Michael P. Murphy was an avid defender of others — a trait that likely led him to join the…

7 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Boatswain’s Mate Patrick Mullen

Navy Boatswain's Mate Patrick Mullen is one of only 19 Medal of Honor recipients who earned the military’s highest honor…

8 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Cpl. Clarence B. Craft

U.S. troops were outnumbered as they fought their way across Okinawa in World War II, but their determination prevailed anyway.…

8 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Staff Sgt. George J. Hall

Army Staff Sgt. George John Hall had been near Anzio, Italy for about two months in 1944 when he faced…

9 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Hospital Corpsman Donald Ballard

Navy Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Donald Everett Ballard was trained to keep the Marines he was tasked with protected and…

9 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pvt. Nicholas Minue

Nicholas Minue was a seasoned private when he charged onto the battlefields of Africa during World War II, with more…

9 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Livingston

Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James Everett Livingston became a trusted commander during his more than three decades in the service.…

9 months ago

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Cpl. Clair Goodblood

Army Cpl. Clair Goodblood came from a big family and was known to help others when he could, so sadly,…

10 months ago