Uncommon Valor on Iwo Jima: The Story of the Medal of Honor Recipients in the Marine Corps' Bloodiest Battle of W...

Uncommon Valor on Iwo Jima: The Story of the Medal of Honor Recipients in the Marine Corps' Bloodiest Battle of W...

Captain Howard V. Lee was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on August 8 and 9, 1966 in Vietnam.

Captain Howard V. Lee was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on August 8 and 9, 1966 in Vietnam.

Honoring Robert Lewis Howard who was a highly decorated United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, and was nominated for the Medal of Honor three separate times. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on February 22, 2010.

Honoring Robert Lewis Howard who was a highly decorated United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, and was nominated for the Medal of Honor three separate times. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on February 22, 2010.

First black Marine Jim Rundles passes away at the age of 94 on March 13, 2014. Jim Rundles came into the Marine Corps at a time that all branches were segregated. He helped bring about the modern thought by Marines that all Marines are just a shade of green. This man survived Montford Point and World War II.

First black Marine Jim Rundles passes away at the age of 94 on March 13, 2014. Jim Rundles came into the Marine Corps at a time that all branches were segregated. He helped bring about the modern thought by Marines that all Marines are just a shade of green. This man survived Montford Point and World War II.

During the 4th to 5th of June 1971, Jon R. Cavaiani, would take action against the enemy with conspicuous gallantry, extraordinary heroism and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam, and thereby later presented with the MOH after spending 2 years as a POW.

During the 4th to 5th of June 1971, Jon R. Cavaiani, would take action against the enemy with conspicuous gallantry, extraordinary heroism and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam, and thereby later presented with the MOH after spending 2 years as a POW.

Corporal Anthony P. Damato, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Engebi Island, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands, World War II February 20, 1944. USS Damato (DD-871) was named in his honor.

Corporal Anthony P. Damato, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Engebi Island, Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands, World War II February 20, 1944. USS Damato (DD-871) was named in his honor.

This is a Medal of Honor recipient named Roger H. C. Donlon. He fought as a captain in the army near Nam Dong, Republic Of Vietnam on July 6, 1964. He received the Medal of Honor because he rescued and administered first aid to several wounded soldiers and led a group to defeat an enemy force causing them to retreat leaving behind 54 of their dead men, many weapons and grenades. What made him think of taking leadership and rescuing the soldiers?

This is a Medal of Honor recipient named Roger H. C. Donlon. He fought as a captain in the army near Nam Dong, Republic Of Vietnam on July 6, 1964. He received the Medal of Honor because he rescued and administered first aid to several wounded soldiers and led a group to defeat an enemy force causing them to retreat leaving behind 54 of their dead men, many weapons and grenades. What made him think of taking leadership and rescuing the soldiers?

Hispanic American                  Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients                   Staff Sgt. Ysmael R. Villegas         Riverside, California, South Pacific WW II    In 1997 the Marine Corps honored the nation's 39 Latino Medal of Honor recipients, 13 of whom were Marines.  No ethnic group in the United States has been awarded more Medals of Honor per capita, according to a Marine statement at the the time.    "The sacrifice and contributions of Mexican Americans in wartime are…

Hispanic American Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients Staff Sgt. Ysmael R. Villegas Riverside, California, South Pacific WW II In 1997 the Marine Corps honored the nation's 39 Latino Medal of Honor recipients, 13 of whom were Marines. No ethnic group in the United States has been awarded more Medals of Honor per capita, according to a Marine statement at the the time. "The sacrifice and contributions of Mexican Americans in wartime are…

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