Sent in by RonD. A hero in his own right.
Face of Defense: Soldier Who Led Last Bayonet Charge Dies
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2009 – Retired Army Col. Lewis L. Millett, who earned the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading what reportedly was the last major American bayonet charge, died Nov 14.
Retired Army Col. Lewis L. Millet wears his Medal [...]
Dan and Debra Dunham, parents of the late Cpl. Jason Dunham, stand April 11 in front of the keel of what will be the USS Jason Dunham, a destroyer named in their son’s honor. Cpl. Dunham was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2007 for diving on a live grenade in Iraq in 2004, [...]
Apr. 08, 2008 - George and Sally Monsoor look at the Medal of Honor presented to them in honor of their son, U.S. Navy Master at Arms 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor, by President George W. Bush during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House April 8, 2008. Monsoor, a Navy SEAL, [...]
Medal of Honor accepted by parents Maureen and Dan Murphy
The White House announced Thursday that Navy Lt. Michael P. Murphy will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat June 27 to 28, 2005
Lt. Michael P. Murphy, from Patchogue, N.Y. Murphy was killed by enemy forces during a reconnaissance mission