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Medal of Honor – and Memorial Day – Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Whitt Moreland

Medal of Honor – and Memorial Day – Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Whitt Moreland

By Katie Lange Source: Conservative Daily News CDN Most service members would do whatever they could to keep their comrades out of harm’s way. Marine Corps Pfc. Whitt L. Moreland was no different. When his initial plan to save his fellow Marines during battle went awry, he had only seconds to react; he chose to give his […]

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Robert C. Burke

Medal of Honor Monday: Marine Corps Pfc. Robert C. Burke

By Katie Lange Source: Conservative Daily News CDN When you’re stuck in a bad situation, someone has to take the lead. That’s what Marine Corps Pfc. Robert C. Burke did in 1968 when his unit was pinned down by intense enemy fire in Vietnam. Burke didn’t make it out alive, but his actions earned him the Medal […]

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Corpsman William Halyburton Jr.

Medal of Honor Monday: Navy Corpsman William Halyburton Jr.

By Katie Lange Source: Conservative Daily News CDN Actions worthy of the Medal of Honor don’t always come from a compilation of courageous deeds; they can happen in the shortest window of time. That was likely the case for Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class William Halyburton Jr., a corpsman who died on his first day in combat […]

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Milton A. Lee

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Pfc. Milton A. Lee

By Katie Lange Source: Conservative Daily News CDN Army Private 1st Class Milton Arthur Lee joined the service during the height of the Vietnam conflict when he was only 18. He didn’t make it home, but his bravery and dedication saved the lives of several men in his platoon. For that, he was posthumously awarded the Medal […]

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Command Sgt. Maj. Gary Littrell

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Command Sgt. Maj. Gary Littrell

By Katie Lange Source: Conservative Daily News CDN Army Command Sgt. Maj. Gary Littrell’s more than two decades in service can likely be summed up by his leadership during a precarious situation in Vietnam, where he earned the Medal of Honor. The skilled Ranger was advising a small battalion of soldiers when they got trapped on a […]

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Chaplain Emil J. Kapaun

By Katie Lange Source: Conservative Daily News CDN Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun inspired his men during the Korean War with calm, courageous leadership, instilling in his fellow prisoners of war a desire to stay strong — even after he no longer could. His actions eventually earned him the nation’s highest military honor, as well as a potential path […]

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Jack Mathis

Medal of Honor Monday: Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Jack Mathis

Katie Lange  Conservative Daily News CDN Army Air Corps 1st Lt. Jack Mathis gave his life to make sure one of the biggest bombing campaigns on the Western Front of World War II was successful. He earned the Medal of Honor for his actions; however, his story really can’t be told without including his older […]