First Woman - Distinguished Service Medal
In 1939 Jacqueline Cochran wrote to Eleanor Roosevelt to promote the idea of women pilots taking over non-combat military flying so that men would be freed to fly into combat. In 1945, Jacqueline Cochran was the first woman to be awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.
Medal of Honor
The Medal of Honor is awarded for Conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against any enemy of the United States; while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force.
Military Leaders Born in November
November yields am impressive list. Here is a list of ten notable military people from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in November. With whom do you share a birthday?
Military Leaders Born in October
Here is a list of ten Notable Military People from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in October. With whom do you share a Birthday?
Military Leaders Born in September
Here is a list of ten Notable Military People from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in September. With whom do you share a birthday?
Silver Star Ladies - U.S Army Soldiers
Two Female U.S. Army Soldiers have earned the Silver Star for heroism and gallantry during combat. One each in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The Enola Gay – An Uncommon Story
In a conversation, I had with Tom Ferebee, the Bombardier, who dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, he answered my question, "So Tom, what was it like?" Read his reply here.
The Price of War
Of all these men and women who so valiantly served our country and fought to the teeth for it, and died for it, just as many of those brave men and women survived and live to this day, and we all know at least one of them. To my heroes, our Veterans, I owe everything, and I thank you.~ Jeremy Klawer
The Stolen Valor Act
The Stolen Valor Act of 2005 was struck down by the Supreme Court in 2012. President Obama had signed into law the new Stolen Valor Act. Is it fluff or a good start?
Time to Stand Down
It is my honor to dedicate Bedina's War to all members of the military, past, present, and future, who know War intimately and irrevocably. I also wish to thank the families of soldiers, those who with silent courage wait behind each door.
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