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John ‘Bud’ Hawk dies at 89; Army sergeant held Medal of Honor for WWII heroism

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John “Bud” Hawk, an Army sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during a battle of the Normandy campaign that led to the Allied liberation of France in World War II, died Nov. 4 at his home … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor shines spotlight on PTSD (Editorial)

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Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, a former Fort Carson soldier, was rightly awarded the Medal of Honor on Monday for his “conspicuous gallantry” during a 2009 battle in Afghanistan. But Carter also deserves a nation’s thanks for bringing attention to … Continue reading

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Army veteran receives Medal of Honor for Afghan fight

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A veteran who helped “defend the indefensible” at a vulnerable Army outpost in Afghanistan received the nation’s highest award for military valor Monday at a tearful White House ceremony that also honored the eight men who did not survive a Taliban attack. Continue reading

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North Dakota man credits Medal of Honor to platoon’s valor

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A North Dakota veteran who will be receiving the Medal of Honor wants the president to know he was accepting for the rest of his troop and the platoon. Continue reading

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West Virginia Medal of Honor recipient named to council

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West Virginia’s last surviving Medal of Honor recipient has been appointed to the state’s Veterans’ Council. Continue reading

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