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James McCloughan, 1st hero to receive Medal of Honor from President Trump

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McCloughan is credited with saving the lives of members of his platoon nearly 50 years ago in the Battle of Nui Yon Hill in Vietnam. Continue reading

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Trump presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam War hero

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President Donald Trump awarded the nation’s highest military honor Monday to a Vietnam War veteran who saved wounded soldiers from a kill zone despite his own serious injuries. Continue reading

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US soldiers welcome Afghan translator who saved their life: See the tearful reunion

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The soldiers who served with him in Afghanistan call him “Fred.” Continue reading

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ISIS gunned down pregnant women, babies, former Navy SEAL recalls

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Iraqi forces, supported from the air by the U.S.-led coalition, on Thursday closed in on the once ISIS “caliphate” of Mosul. Continue reading

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Former US Navy SEAL returns home after being shot by ISIS

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How US Marines saved South Korean president’s parents in epic battle

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New South Korean President Moon Jae-in begins a four-day U.S. trip for difficult talks on THAAD deployment and the North Korean threat with an emotional visit Wednesday to the “Frozen Chosin” exhibit at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Va. Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Friend raises $181,000 for family of Green Beret killed

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Online donations have poured in for the family of a Green Beret killed in action while fighting ISIS extremists in Afghanistan over the weekend, Fox & Friends reported Friday. Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Maryland Green Beret killed in ISIS fight remembered as hero

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The Green Beret killed in eastern Afghanistan over the weekend — days before the U.S. announced it dropped the “Mother of All Bombs” there — strove to be “the best of the best,” his family said. Continue reading

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POW story of “Angels of Bataan” army nurses is one of the greatest WWII stories never told.

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One of World War II’s greatest untold stories began on April 8, 1942 when Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, the commander of the U.S. Army in the Philippines, ordered the evacuation of military and civilian nurses to the island of Corregidor. Continue reading

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Touching WWI letters never seen before on display at Smithsonian

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At the end of World War I, Gen. John J. Pershing – commander of the American Expeditionary Forces – penned a letter to every service member who served under him, expressing a heartfelt gratitude and deep respect for their sacrifice, courage and bravery. Continue reading

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Girl in iconic Hurricane Katrina photo going to JROTC ball with Air Force rescuer

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An Air Force enlistee who worked as a pararescue jumper in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina is reuniting with the little girl he hugged in a now-iconic photograph to a Junior ROTC ball. Continue reading

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Marines launch new ad campaign: ‘Battles Won’

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The Marine Corps is launching a new recruitment ad campaign meant to draw millennials by showing Marines as not only strong warriors but good citizens. Continue reading

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Construction begins on long-awaited Army Museum

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The United States Army is the only branch of the military without a national museum — but not for long. Continue reading

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Andrew Higgins, maker of PT boats, hailed as ‘man who won the war for US’

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Andrew Higgins was the man behind the company that built some of the most iconic American ships used during World War II. Continue reading

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Military medals stolen from Calif. veteran are found; 3 arrested

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Police returned a California veteran’s military medals Sunday after they were stolen out of his home during the Oroville Dam spillway emergency evacuations. Continue reading

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Military wife mourning fallen Green Beret in viral video is hailed as ‘patriot’

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A military wife captured mourning her fallen Green Beret husband in a video that has gone viral is being hailed as a “patriot” by those who witnessed the heartbreaking event. Continue reading

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John Glenn lies in honor at Ohio capitol for public goodbye

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John Glenn’s home state and the nation began saying goodbye to the beloved astronaut Friday starting with a public viewing of his flag-draped casket inside Ohio’s Statehouse rotunda. Continue reading

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John Glenn to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery

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John Glenn, the former astronaut and US senator who became the first American to orbit the earth, will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, Fox News has learned. Continue reading

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From fighter pilot to Canyon of Heroes: 10 things to know about John Glenn

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Ten notable aspects of the life of astronaut and senator John H. Glenn Jr. who died Thursday at 95. Continue reading

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Former astronaut and US Senator John Glenn dies at 95

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John Glenn, the all-American astronaut and senator who rocketed into history on flights 36 years apart as the first American to orbit the Earth and the oldest person in space, died Thursday at age 95. Continue reading

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WWII veteran finally gets medals he earned more than 70 years ago

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A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kansas has finally received medals he deserves. Continue reading

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Former member of famed Tuskegee Airmen dies in NYC at 92

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A former member of the pioneering black aviation group the Tuskegee Airmen has died. Continue reading

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Heroic Korean War horse honored by Marines with bronze statue

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A beer-guzzling, four-legged American hero who bravely transported ammunition and carried wounded Marines to safety under enemy fire in the Korean War is being honored with the dedication of a bronze statue Wednesday at California’s Camp Pendleton base. Continue reading

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US Navy celebrates 241st birthday

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As countless American families know, this vital branch of the US military has some of the most highly skilled personnel. Continue reading

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New review of surveillance video of a 2002 Afghanistan firefight generates controversy

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A new review of surveillance video of a 2002 firefight between a US special ops team and Al Qaeda fighters in the mountains of Afghanistan that left seven Americans dead is now the focus of controversy—with the Air Force secretary pushing the Medal of Honor for one of their own killed during the battle. Continue reading

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US heroes in another Iwo Jima photo were misidentified, Marine Corps announces

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The Marine Corps announced Wednesday that U.S. service members seen in another photo taken at Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945 were also misidentified, two months after correcting the record on one of the most iconic images from World War II. Continue reading

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Vietnam vet who rescued dozens of US soldiers awarded Medal of Honor

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Nearly five decades after helping rescue dozens of American soldiers pinned down by enemy fire, a Vietnam War veteran is receiving the nation’s highest military honor for valor. Continue reading

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Roscoe Brown Jr., Tuskegee Airman and educator, dead at 94

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Roscoe Brown Jr., who served with the all-black Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and was a longtime New York City educator, has died. Continue reading

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Medal of Honor recipient recalls unit taking back embattled outpost in Afghanistan

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Clint Romesha became a legend in 2009 after he led the charge against a monstrous Taliban attack in Afghanistan, rallying his fellow soldiers to regain control of their camp after it had been overrun by more than 300 insurgents. Continue reading

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Vietnam captain recalls trick that faked the enemy, saved lives and earned Medal of Honor

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Army Captain Paul “Buddy” Bucha faked out the enemy while leading a motley crew in Vietnam. Continue reading

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One of two remaining airmen who flew in World War II ‘Doolittle Raid’ dies

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One of the last two surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders — who bombed Japan in an attack that stunned that nation and boosted U.S. morale — has died in Montana, his family said. Continue reading

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Vietnam War helicopter pilot to receive Medal of Honor 49 years after saving wounded soldiers

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Some five decades after he led a platoon credited with rescuing dozens of soldiers pinned down by enemy fire, a Vietnam War veteran will be awarded the nation’s highest military honor for valor, the White House announced on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Six detained in Belgium over foiled attack on express train

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Belgian authorities have detained six people in connection with last year’s foiled attack on a Thalys express train to France, they said Monday. Continue reading

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Homeowner fills yard with Memorial Day flags, crosses honoring fallen heroes

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A Central California homeowner is turning his front yard into a fallen heroes memorial for Memorial Day. Continue reading

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RIP, Harriet the Eagle: Symbol for wounded vets dead at 35

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A Minnesota eagle that gained fame in national TV appearances and as a symbol for wounded veterans has died at the ripe old age of 35, the National Eagle Center announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Former Marine, Green Beret seeks asylum for Iraqi man who saved his life

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After three military combat tours in war-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life. Continue reading

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Crowds line streets to honor US Navy SEAL killed in Iraq

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Crowds of supporters, including retired Navy officers and families, lined the streets of the Southern California military town of Coronado on Friday to honor the Navy SEAL shot and killed by Islamic State fighters in Iraq. Continue reading

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Navy SEAL killed by ISIS gave up track stardom to fight

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Charlie Keating IV, the Navy SEAL shot dead by ISIS in Iraq on Tuesday, set aside a promising future in sports to join the terror fight overseas, according to some of his friends. Continue reading

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Ceremony honors American airmen who fought for France in World War I

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A parade of jets and vintage aircraft roared across the sky outside Paris on Wednesday, honoring the American fighter pilots who flew for France during World War I. Continue reading

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Veteran, 108, decides to skip biplane flight so she can stay on solid ground

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A 108-year-old woman believed to be the oldest living female military veteran kept her feet firmly on the ground Monday, deciding at the last minute to turn down a flight aboard a World War II-era biplane, according to the nonprofit that organized the … Continue reading

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Story behind first US combat death in Afghanistan finally revealed

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Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Ross Chapman was the first member of the military killed by enemy fire during the Afghanistan war, however, the story of his mission had never been fully revealed – until now. Continue reading

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War monument smashed into pieces at Fla. park

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Veterans in Florida say they’re disgusted that someone apparently stormed a war memorial in Gainesville and smashed some of it to pieces over the weekend. Continue reading

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