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This video captures the ‘catastrophic impact’ that kicked off the fierce ‘Black Hawk Down’ mission 28 years ago
On Oct. 3, 1993, a contingent of U.S. special operations forces launched what was supposed to be a relatively simple mission. It ended up being a total disaster.
Their car became stuck in flood waters. Then the Marines showed up.
'Helping people is just the standard.'
‘Blue Angels’ Marine awarded highest non-combat heroism medal after saving 3 kids [Updated]
"Sgt. Parsons ... immediately jumped into action."
This hero special ops Marine ran through gunfire to save wounded teammates in Iraq
"I just knew that they wouldn't have quit for me so I'm not going to quit."
The heroic last stand of 2 Marines in Ramadi
Their final stand and sacrifice all took place in a matter of seconds.
‘I reacted on instinct’ — How a Marine rescued a child from drowning in a brutal rip current
"A true hero."
Why it took 16 years for this Marine to finally receive his Purple Heart
Another case of lost paperwork.
Air traffic controller at Kirtland Air Force base credited with saving lives of Osprey crew
"She’s probably one of the few people here with the experience to recognize that something’s just not quite right."
He spent three years as a POW during WWII. Now he’s finally being recognized for his heroism
"He truly represents members of the greatest generation, who did so much but asked so little from their country."
When a stranger was hit by a car this Army medic ran to his aid and never left his side
"This is what we do."
We salute these unsung heroes of 2020
The heroic, the badass, and the belligerent.
Trump signs law authorizing Medal of Honor to Alwyn Cashe for heroic vehicle rescue in Iraq
“You don’t often find truly selfless sacrifice where someone put his soldiers’ welfare before his own."
Army sergeant awarded Soldier’s Medal for saving a man from burning vehicle
An Army sergeant was awarded the Soldier’s Medal on Monday for heroically saving a man from a burning vehicle last...
We salute this heroic military working dog for taking out the gunman who pinned his team down during a fierce firefight
A British military working dog who risked life and limb to take out an enemy gunman pouring fire on his team in Afghanistan has received the highest award an animal can receive for actions in combat
We salute these Marines for saving the life of a woman trapped underneath a car
'Marines run to the sound of the guns, so it didn’t surprise me at all that the Marines were there'
Half a century ago, this soldier escaped armed captors in Africa. He’s still fighting for the recognition many say he’s due
In 1965, Ron Dolecki was on a map-making mission for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Ethiopia when he and two crew members were ambushed by Eritrean rebels, taken captive, and marched 150 miles through the desert to Sudan
We salute the Army Black Hawk crew who saved a child from hurricane floodwaters in Honduras
"US troops getting the job done."
Air Force pararescueman awarded Silver Star for risking his life to save his teammates during Afghanistan firefight
"That is heroism. That is what today is about.”
US special operations forces behind al-Baghdadi raid awarded Presidential Unit Citation
President Donald Trump presented a Presidential Unit Citation to the U.S. special operations forces involved in the raid took out ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi just over a year ago
We salute the Marine who rushed to aid an injured police officer after a motorcycle wreck
Like a boss
Medal of Honor for heroic soldier Alwyn Cashe delayed amid Supreme Court fight
It's been 15 years.
Trump approves Congressional Gold Medal for legendary WWII jungle fighters known as ‘Merrill’s Marauders’
President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill authorizing the Congressional Gold Medal for the legendary all-volunteer jungle fighters of World War II known as Merrill's Marauders
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
Sailors receive awards for thwarting a gunman who attacked Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
'They definitely saved lives.'