After 49 years, Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kettles received the highest military honor for his heroic airlift in the Song Tra Cau riverbed in Vietnam. More »
For fearlessly fighting against Confederate forces along the James River, John Freeman Mackie was the first Marine Corps’ first Medal of Honor Recipient. More »
Fighter Ace David McCampbell was a United States Navy Captain, fighter pilot, and a Medal of Honor recipient. More »
General Alexander Vandegrift, a career Marine was commissioned in the Marine Corps as early as 1909. More »
Few Union men saw more of the Civil War or its principal commanders than Medal of Honor awardee Horace Porter. More »
The General Wilson had originally Selected to lead America in World War I was not Pershing—it was General Frederick Funston. More »
Tom Custer, younger brother of George Armstrong Custer, won the Medal of Honor twice and fought with his brother at the Battle of Little Big Horn. More »
During WWII, the unique civilian organization did much to boost the morale of soldiers at home and abroad.
Acclaimed General Lloyd Fredendall lost his command after the debacle at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass.
The surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, benefited from the firsthand observation of spies on Oahu.