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Sgt. Raphael Peralta, Revisited

We’ve discussed Sgt. Rafael Peralta multiple times previously at TAH.  He was KIA in Fallujah, Iraq, in 2004. Peralta was initially recommended for the Medal of Honor by his chain-of-command.  That recommendation was ultimately downgraded to the Navy Cross. Stars and Stripes recently published an excellent overview of the controversy concerning Peralta’s Medal of Honor […]

Rodolfo Hernandez’ Medal of Honor moment immortalized

Rodolfo Hernandez earned the Medal of Honor in Korea on May 31st, 1951. His citation reads; Cpl. Hernandez, a member of Company G, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy. His platoon, in defensive positions on Hill 420, came under ruthless attack by […]

USMC Kyle Carpenter: Medal of Honor, Marine of Legend

On June 19, USMC Lance Corporal Kyle Carpenter received the Medal of Honor for the bravery he displayed in using his body to shield a fellow Marine from a grenade blast while on guard duty in November 2010. According to Medal of Honor...Show More Summary

Ryan Pitts: The Reluctant Hero receiving the Medal of Honor

From my paying home… I got the email yesterday as I was driving home from Chicago: On July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama will award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry.  Staff Sergeant Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions […]

Top Stories: Kerry Back In Iraq; British Tabloid Trial Verdicts

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Also: The UN says more than 1,000 people have died in Iraq this month; the President will award a Medal of Honor next month; and you can't auction your parking space in San Francisco.

Soldier wounded in Afghan war to receive Medal of Honor

Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts had shrapnel injuries to his chest, legs and an arm when he faced down the enemy in the Battle of Wanat, one of the bloodiest engagements in the Afghan war.

President Obama to Award Another Medal of Honor

The White House has announced that President Barack Obama will award Ryan M. Pitts, a former active duty Army Staff Sergeant, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Staff Sergeant Pitts will receive the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as a Forward Observer with 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), [...]

President Obama to Award Medal of Honor to Army Sgt. Ryan Pitts

President Barack Obama will award the nation’s highest military honor to Ryan Pitts, a former Army Staff Sergeant who faced down enemy fighters despite critical wounds during the Battle of Wanat in Afghanistan.

SGT Ryan Pitts to be awarded the Medal of Honor

The White House has released the announcement that the Medal of Honor will be awarded to Sergeant Ryan M. Pitts of 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, serving as the Forward Observer at the Battle of Wanat in Afghanistan on July 13, 2008. The award will be made […]

Hero Who Jumped on Grenade to Save Fellow Marine Receives Congressional Medal of Honor

Alas, we missed this when it first happened. But we’ll cover it now. After all, it's a truly incredible story of bravery, sacrifice and...

This Week's 'Medal of Honor' Story That Has Become Marine Legend

A grenade flew into Kyle Carpenter's post in Afghanistan. He didn't dive for safety. Instead, he did something that would become military lore.

Respect

[guest post by Dana] The extraordinary valor of Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter was etched in scar tissue on his face as President Obama awarded him America’s highest recognition, the Medal of Honor, for shielding a fellow Marine from a hand grenade with his body. It happened four years ago on a rooftop in Afghanistan. […]

U.S. Marine Who Saved His Friend's Life in Afghanistan Receives Medal of Honor

There's a reason Marine Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter doesn't hide his scars: He's proud of them and the service they represent. President Barack Obama awarded the highest military award in the United States to the retired marine...Show More Summary

One Marine’s mettle

The extraordinary valor of Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter was etched in scar tissue on his face as President Obama awarded him America’s highest recognition, the Medal of Honor, for shielding a fellow Marine from a hand grenade with his body.

Medal Of Honor Recipient Kyle Carpenter Met Dave Grohl While Roaming The White House

It’snoteverydayyougettomeetabigcelebritylikeDaveGrohl.It’salsonoteverydaythatyoubecometheyoungestpersontoeverreceivetheMedalofHonor.KyleCarpenter gottodobothtoday.ItfeelslikeIshouldbesayingDaveGrohlgottomeetaMedalofHonorwinner.

Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade

Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Marine Injured in Afghanistan

President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to William “Kyle” Carpenter, a retired Marine corporal who was injured in Afghanistan shielding a fellow Marine from a grenade.

Obama awards Medal of Honor to courageous Afghanistan War vet

President Obama presented the nation’s highest award for valor to a brave veteran of the War in Afghanistan who jumped between a live grenade and a comrade to save the fellow Marine’s life.

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