Dorie Miller, an African American Cook, Earns the Navy Cross for His Heroic Deeds at Pearl Harbor

Dorie Miller, an African American Cook, Earns the Navy Cross for His Heroic Deeds at Pearl Harbor Born on October 12, 1919 in Waco, Texas, Doris “Dorie” Miller was the first black person to receive the Navy Cross, the second highest honor awarded to a sailor. Only the Medal of Honor comes before it in…

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Meet Joe Kapacziewski, The First And Only Amputee In Army’s History To Return To Combat

Meet Joe Kapacziewski, The First And Only Amputee In Army's History To Return To Combat Sergeant First Class Joseph R. Kapacziewski gives ‘Army Strong’ a whole new meaning. He is the first and only amputee to ever return to combat. Serving a total of 10 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Kapacziewski has received numerous medals…

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Memorial Day

This 3-day weekend in the US is for celebrating Memorial Day, a time often known for the year's first camping trips, first cookouts, parades and festivals, and most of all, for honoring the soldiers that have died in service to America. Originally called Decoration Day, it first became popular after the Civil War, May 30…

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26 Year-Old Soldier Dies After Telling Jail Guards He Couldn’t Breathe 20 Times

When someone checks into jail on Friday for a 2-day stay from a DWI, he should leave on Sunday and be done with it. When Sgt. James Brown did that in 2012, by Saturday he was dead and left in a body bag. There are so many questions, what exactly happened here being the most…

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