Valor awards for TSGT Carl D. Profit (Proffitt) (1918-2015) US Army. Distinguished Service Cross for extreme heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy on 6 June 1944, at Normandy, France. Given a battlefield commission to 2LT in October 1944. Other awards include; Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Valor awards for TSGT Carl D. Profit (Proffitt) (1918-2015) US Army. Distinguished Service Cross for extreme heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy on 6 June 1944, at Normandy, France. Given a battlefield commission to 2LT in October 1944. Other awards include; Silver Star, Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Valor awards for BG William LeRoy Mitchell Jr. (1915-1992)  USAF. Legion of Merit with 2 oak leaf clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, and Air Medal with oak leaf cluster.

Valor awards for BG William LeRoy Mitchell Jr. (1915-1992) USAF. Legion of Merit with 2 oak leaf clusters, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, and Air Medal with oak leaf cluster.

2017 600 miles of Remembrance  Monday, May 22, 2017  No. 24 car, Capt. Todd Tyler Christmas, U.S. Army    Date of birth: March 8, 1978  Hometown: Las Vegas  Date of death: Nov. 29, 2004, Texas  Note: Todd's military awards included the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Army Parachutists Badge.  Photo: 20 / 40

2017 600 miles of Remembrance Monday, May 22, 2017 No. 24 car, Capt. Todd Tyler Christmas, U.S. Army Date of birth: March 8, 1978 Hometown: Las Vegas Date of death: Nov. 29, 2004, Texas Note: Todd's military awards included the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Army Parachutists Badge. Photo: 20 / 40

Valor awards for General of the Army George Catlett Marshall, Jr. (1880-1959) US Army. Army Distinguished Service Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star, Nobel Peace Prize for the "Marshall Plan". General Marshall severed as Army Chief of Staff, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense. He retired as one of only five, five-Star Generals in the U.S. Army history.

Valor awards for General of the Army George Catlett Marshall, Jr. (1880-1959) US Army. Army Distinguished Service Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star, Nobel Peace Prize for the "Marshall Plan". General Marshall severed as Army Chief of Staff, Secretary of State, and Secretary of Defense. He retired as one of only five, five-Star Generals in the U.S. Army history.

Valor awards for General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) Medal of…

Valor awards for General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964) Medal of…

Sgt Arthur Miles (Buddy) Thompson, 505th PIR, Company I. 30 January, 1922 – 31 March, 1995. The Purple Heart with Second Oak Leaf Cluster, The Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device and Second Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Clasp – Two Loops, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, Presidential Unit Citation with First Oak Leaf Cluster – Operation Overlord (Normandy) and Operation Market Garden (Holland)

Sgt Arthur Miles (Buddy) Thompson, 505th PIR, Company I. 30 January, 1922 – 31 March, 1995. The Purple Heart with Second Oak Leaf Cluster, The Bronze Star Medal with Valor Device and Second Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Clasp – Two Loops, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal with Germany Clasp, Presidential Unit Citation with First Oak Leaf Cluster – Operation Overlord (Normandy) and Operation Market Garden (Holland)

Colonel Robert L. Howard  Congressional Medal of Honor            Distinguished Service Cross  (2)     Silver Star       Bronze Star for Valor, 3d Oak Leaf Cluster       Purple Heart, 8th Award, 7th Oak Leaf Cluster       Defense Superior Service Medal       Legion of Merit, 3d Oak Leaf Cluster       Bronze Star for Meritorious Achievement       Air Medal for Valor, 2d Oak Leaf Cluster       Army Commendation Medal for Valor, 3d Oak Leaf Cluster

Colonel Robert L. Howard Congressional Medal of Honor Distinguished Service Cross (2) Silver Star Bronze Star for Valor, 3d Oak Leaf Cluster Purple Heart, 8th Award, 7th Oak Leaf Cluster Defense Superior Service Medal Legion of Merit, 3d Oak Leaf Cluster Bronze Star for Meritorious Achievement Air Medal for Valor, 2d Oak Leaf Cluster Army Commendation Medal for Valor, 3d Oak Leaf Cluster

Cpl Lester A. Taylor, 502nd PIR Company I, KIA 19 Sept 44. Was awarded the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster for saving the life of a comrade while under enemy fire. On the D-Day jump, John Lachkovic, landed in deep water in a flooded area. He was entangled in his chute, about to drown and under heavy enemy fire. Ignoring this danger, Lester Taylor pulled him to dry ground and performed CPR all the while under enemy fire.

Cpl Lester A. Taylor, 502nd PIR Company I, KIA 19 Sept 44. Was awarded the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster for saving the life of a comrade while under enemy fire. On the D-Day jump, John Lachkovic, landed in deep water in a flooded area. He was entangled in his chute, about to drown and under heavy enemy fire. Ignoring this danger, Lester Taylor pulled him to dry ground and performed CPR all the while under enemy fire.

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