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UCI Geneticist Emiliana Borrelli Receives Prestigious European Honors

This fall, UCI's Emiliana Borrelli was awarded the title of Knight in the Order of the "Legion d'Honneur," the most prestigious civilian honor given by the French government, received the prestigious Golgi Medal Award in Neuroscience from the Golgi Foundation at a ceremony in Brescia, Italy.

David Meier, liar in Flint, Michigan; the records

In October, we first reported on David Meier, a candidate for mayor of Flint, Michigan who thought that a claim of earning a Medal of Honor in Vietnam would move him to the head of the field of 18 candidates. Of course, that backfired and, after he doubled down on his ridiculous claims, finally announced […]

2018 AIA Gold Medal goes to James Stewart Polshek

And the Architecture Firm Award honors Snow Kreilich Architects The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded the coveted 2018 AIA Gold Medal—which honors an architect for work that has left an indelible mark on the theory and...Show More Summary

He saved 6 men at Pearl Harbor. Finally, 76 years later, he's being honored

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Seventy-six years after he saved the last six survivors of the USS Arizona, Joe George will be posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor.        

Alexander Nininger’s family sues to bring him home

Lieutenant Alexander Nininger earned the Medal of Honor in the last few moments of his life assigned to the 57th Infantry, Philippine Scouts, near Abucay, Bataan in the Philippines on January 12th, 1942. His citation reads; For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy near Abucay, […]

San Diego names park after Army Medal of Honor recipient

San Diego has named a park after an Army veteran who won the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during the Vietnam War. The Union-Tribune says in 1970 John … Click to Continue »

Park named after Medal of Honor recipient whose old San Diego neighborhood became resettlement area for Vietnamese refugees

In 1970, in Vietnam, a grenade landed in front of John Baca. He threw his helmet over the bomb, then his body, smothering the explosion and saving eight other soldiers in his Army unit. The nation later awarded him the Medal of Honor, its highest decoration for valor in combat. Baca was just 20...

Marine who earned Medal of Honor for Vietnam, dies at 86

Wesley Fox, a retired Marine Corps colonel who received the Medal of Honor for rallying his men during a Vietnam War operation that decimated enemy sanctuaries along the mountain jungle border with Laos, died Nov. 24 at his home in Blacksburg, Virginia. Show More Summary

Wesley Fox, Marine who received Medal of Honor for Vietnam campaign, dies at 86

He rallied his men during an operation that decimated enemy sanctuaries on the border with Laos.

EXCHANGE: Search for World War II medals reveals new honors

For years, Dan Welch wondered whatever came of his father's old medals from World War II. After his dad, Woodrow "Woody" Welch died in 1986, his mother found his old … Click to Continue »

Loyola Cardiologist David Wilber, MD, Receives Stritch School of Medicine's Highest Honor

Loyola Medicine Cardiologist David Wilber, MD, an internationally recognized leader in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, has received the prestigious Stritch Medal, the highest honor given by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

David Wilber, M.D., receives Stritch School of Medicine's highest honor

(Loyola University Health System) Loyola Medicine Cardiologist David Wilber, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, has received the prestigious Stritch Medal, the highest honor given by Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

MoH Recipient Gave Nation 'A Lesson in The Brotherhood of Man'

Navy pilot and Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Hudner crash-landed his plane in a desperate attempt to save a dying friend.

Thomas J. Hudner passes

The sad news has reached us that Thomas J Hudner, Jr has passed at the age of 93. He was awarded the Medal of honor during the Korean War when he tried to rescue a fellow pilot, Ensign Jesse L. Brown, when Brown’s aircraft succumbed to enemy fire while they were covering the withdrawal of […]

Medal of Honor Recipient Who Tried to Save Black Combat Pilot Dies

A former U.S. Navy captain and pilot who received the Medal of Honor for his heroics during the Korean War has died.

Thomas Hudner, War Hero in a Civil Rights Milestone, Dies at 93

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Lieutenant Hudner defied expectations when he tried to rescue the Navy’s first black aviator during the Korean War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor.

UD alumna selected a 2018 Franklin Institute laureate

(University of Delaware) University of Delaware alumna Susan Trumbore has been selected to receive the 2018 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Since 1824, the Franklin Institute has honored the greatest men and women of science. Show More Summary

Call of Duty: WW2 review

It begins, unsurprisingly, on the beach. The throwback to a throwback, from Call of Duty World War to Call of Duty 2, from Medal of Honor Allied Assault all the way to Saving Private Ryan. As the bullets whistle past your ears and thud...Show More Summary

‘Beyond Shameful’: Don’t Fall For This Deceitful Vietnam Flick

Burns’ narrative is woefully dismissive of the extraordinary valor & humanitarianism of the Vietnam GI. I saw mention of only one of 260 Medals of Honor... This post ‘Beyond Shameful’: Don’t Fall For This Deceitful Vietnam Flick appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

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