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How Medal of Honor hero David Bellavia wiped out an entire enemy squad in Fallujah
The Audie Murphy of his generation.
David Bellavia and the Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor recipient Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia speaks about his service and the relationship to Army Values
Medal of Honor recipient, Staff Sergeant David G. Bellavia, speaks about his service, and the relationship to Army Values.
‘This country is worthy of any sacrifice’ — David Bellavia receives the Medal of Honor
""We have a volunteer force that does it every single day ... We are not kicking down doors because we want to make sure we get paid on the 1st and the 15th. We do that because we love our country, we love our Army, and we love each other"
‘It just happened’ — the Iraq War’s first living Medal of Honor recipient recalls his harrowing fight against 5 insurgents
The battle itself was an assault on his senses: The stench from the water, the darkness inside the home, and the sounds of footsteps that seemed to envelope him.
The Iraq War’s first living Medal of Honor recipient could also receive 15 years’ worth of back pay
As a Medal of Honor recipient, former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia will also be eligible for retroactive monthly pension payments stretching back to 2004
This Army veteran will become the Iraq War’s first living Medal of Honor recipient
A former Army staff sergeant who took on enemy fighters at close range, first with an M249 light machine gun and then with a knife, will be the first living veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom to receive the Medal of Honor
5 Harrowing Stories Of Hand-To-Hand Combat In Iraq And Afghanistan
Is there less courage on the battlefield today than during previous wars? If you only looked at the number of...
UNSUNG HEROES: The Soldier Who Took Out A House Full Of Insurgents With His M249 And A Knife
On Nov. 10, 2004, during the Second Battle of Fallujah, Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia's platoon was ordered to clear...