"Cpl. Red Cloud's dauntless courage ... reflects the highest credit upon himself."
"The only advice I think I gave him was to do the very best that he could and then to do a little more."
"While we have many enemies of this country today who want to see us fall, there’s no greater enemy in my opinion than ourselves."
Retired Col. Ralph Puckett received the medal on Friday.
What he did that day had never been attempted before, and has never been repeated since.
As Alfred V. Rascon fought through a rain of grenades, gunfire, and mortars in a heavily engaged firefight, neither Rascon … Continued
“This is going to be a fighting ship. I intend to go in harm’s way, and anyone who doesn’t want to go along had better get off right now."
“I want to know where we are,” Cashe's sister said. “The importance of today did not pass me by.”
"John’s actions saved all of us."
'Makes me so damn mad, a whole lot of people speak of you as tramps. By God, they didn't speak of you as tramps in 1917 and '18.'
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