Nothing will make your heart soar like hearing the "The Star-Spangled Banner" ring out at a sporting event, so when 46 living Medal of Honor recipients descended upon the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida for a puck drop at a recent hockey game, we're guessing it probably felt
a million bald eagles screaming "America!" all at once.
Air Force Technical Sgt. Cam Kelsch may need to get new uniform trousers in order to fit his enormous brass balls, since he's about to be awarded both the Silver Star and Bronze Star Medal (with combat "V") for his heroism during two separate engagements in Afghanistan.
So, you’re out of the armed forces and free from the oppression of military grooming standards. It’s time to grow a beard. But there’s more to growing a beard than to just stop shaving. Beards require care and grooming, and having a badass beard is a responsibility, not a right.
U.S. Navy Photo By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Narina Reynoso
It used to be that if you wanted to enter politics, military service was virtually a prerequisite. And though the last three presidents have little or no military backgrounds, American history was largely written by commanders in chief who made their name in uniform.