Category Archives: fox-news/us/military/heroism

UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell posthumously honored for heroism

Riley Howell, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte student who died tackling a man accused of opening fire on campus, was honored Wednesday for his heroic actions. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, FOX News, fox-news/us/military/heroism, Louis Casiano | Tagged | Comments Off on UNC Charlotte shooting victim Riley Howell posthumously honored for heroism

Crane operator rescues 14 people from burning building in China

A 19-year-old crane operator has been hailed a hero after he helped rescue 14 people trapped inside a burning building in northeastern China. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/world, FOX News, fox-news/good-news, fox-news/us/military/heroism, fox-news/world/disasters/fires, fox-news/world/world-regions/asia, fox-news/world/world-regions/china, Lucia Suarez Sang | Tagged | Comments Off on Crane operator rescues 14 people from burning building in China

Marine veteran, 80, receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam bravery

Marine veteran John Canley, now 80 and a retired sergeant major, received the nation’s highest military honor Wednesday for his “conspicuous gallantry” during the Vietnam War 50 years ago. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, FOX News, fox-news/us/military/heroism | Tagged | Comments Off on Marine veteran, 80, receives Medal of Honor for Vietnam bravery

Purple Heart awarded posthumously to World War I soldier at Fort Jackson

A Purple Heart has been awarded posthumously to a World War I hero wounded on a battlefield in France 100 years ago. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, FOX News, fox-news/us/military/heroism | Tagged | Comments Off on Purple Heart awarded posthumously to World War I soldier at Fort Jackson

John McCain buried at Naval Academy next to lifelong friend

Sen. John McCain was laid to rest Sunday — on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/us/military/heroism, fox-news/us/us-regions/northeast/maryland | Tagged | Comments Off on John McCain buried at Naval Academy next to lifelong friend

Marine vet’s promotion to sergeant officially recognized 73 years after sinking of USS Indianapolis

Cpl. Edgar Harrell’s promotion to sergeant in 1945 was finally made official – 73 years later. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, fox-news/us/military/heroism | Tagged | Comments Off on Marine vet’s promotion to sergeant officially recognized 73 years after sinking of USS Indianapolis

Air Force releases video of Sgt. John Chapman’s final moments

The U.S. Air Force on Thursday released an aerial video that shows highlights of Tech Sgt. John Chapman’s heroics during hand-to-hand combat on an Afghanistan peak before he was killed by Al Qaeda militants. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, fox-news/us, fox-news/us/military/heroism | Tagged | Comments Off on Air Force releases video of Sgt. John Chapman’s final moments

US Army by the numbers

The U.S. Army will celebrate its 243rd birthday on June 14, the same day as Flag Day. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fnc/us, fox-news/us/military/heroism | Tagged | Comments Off on US Army by the numbers

Memorial Day tradition: CrossFit honors fallen Navy SEAL with a grueling workout challenge

Come Memorial Day Weekend, ordinary athletes around the country — and even some action movie stars — will take part in what is becoming a yearly tradition to honor a fallen warrior. Continue reading

Posted in Article, fnc, fox-news/us/military/heroism | Tagged | Comments Off on Memorial Day tradition: CrossFit honors fallen Navy SEAL with a grueling workout challenge

Trump to award Medal of Honor to deceased WWII veteran

President Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a World War II veteran for gallantry shown as an Army intelligence officer during the final months of the war, the White House said Thursday. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Trump to award Medal of Honor to deceased WWII veteran

Army awards heroism medals to JROTC cadets killed in Florida school shooting

Three junior ROTC cadets who were killed in the Florida high school shooting last week will be honored with heroism medals by the U.S. Army. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Army awards heroism medals to JROTC cadets killed in Florida school shooting

Woman identified as inspiration for Rosie the Riveter dead at 96

A woman identified by a scholar as the inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, the iconic female World War II factory worker, has died in Washington state. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Woman identified as inspiration for Rosie the Riveter dead at 96

Taya Kyle: A movie to watch, remember and learn from about what it really means to serve

In “Thank You for Your Service” writer/director Jason Hall shares more stories of real lives in the military. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Taya Kyle: A movie to watch, remember and learn from about what it really means to serve

Gold Star widow recounts taking grim phone call from ‘very gracious’ President Trump

Michelle Black is primarily focusing on her 9- and 11-year-old sons these days. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Gold Star widow recounts taking grim phone call from ‘very gracious’ President Trump

Army Capt. Gary Rose, risked his life to save others in Vietnam War, awarded Medal of Honor

Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose was commemorated for his “extraordinary selfless service” on Monday when he received the Medal of Honor during a ceremony with President Trump at the White House. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Army Capt. Gary Rose, risked his life to save others in Vietnam War, awarded Medal of Honor

Army Capt. Gary Rose, risked his life to save others in Vietnam War, to get Medal of Honor

Officially, retired Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose was never in Laos at the height of the Vietnam War. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Army Capt. Gary Rose, risked his life to save others in Vietnam War, to get Medal of Honor

Sgt. La David T. Johnson, US soldier subject of political fracas, laid to rest

The U.S. soldier at the center of the political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman was laid to rest on Saturday. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism, fox-news/world/united-nations | Comments Off on Sgt. La David T. Johnson, US soldier subject of political fracas, laid to rest

Niger attack: Final farewell Saturday for Sgt. La David Johnson

A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday morning at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City, Fla., for U.S. Army Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson, one of four U.S. Green Berets killed in Niger on Oct. 4. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism, fox-news/world/united-nations | Comments Off on Niger attack: Final farewell Saturday for Sgt. La David Johnson

Donald Malarkey, WWII paratrooper portrayed in HBO’s ‘Band of Brothers,’ dead at 96

Donald Malarkey, a World War II paratrooper who was awarded the Bronze Star after parachuting behind enemy lines at Normandy to destroy German artillery on D-Day, has died. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Donald Malarkey, WWII paratrooper portrayed in HBO’s ‘Band of Brothers,’ dead at 96

Donald Malarkey, WWII paratrooper, portrayed in HBO miniseries, dead at 96

Donald Malarkey, a World War II paratrooper who was awarded the Bronze Star after parachuting behind enemy lines at Normandy to destroy German artillery on D-Day, has died. Continue reading

Posted in fox-news/us/military/heroism | Comments Off on Donald Malarkey, WWII paratrooper, portrayed in HBO miniseries, dead at 96