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Medal of Honor

Medal Of Honor Recipient's Family Shut Out Of Scheduled White House Visit, A Day After His Burial, Because Grandson Wore Shorts

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SPOKANE, Wash. — The White House apologized Thursday for turning the family of a Medal of Honor recipient away from an exclusive tour last week beca...

House Bill Emphasizes US Military History

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

Congress is considering a resolution to declare November U.S. Military History Month. The truth is, soldiers are returning to a nation that no longer embraces their service as a serious educational subject.

Medal Of Honor Ceremony: Obama Presents Award To Richard L. Etchberger, Died 42 Years Ago (VIDEO)

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday awarded the Medal of Honor to an Air Force chief master sergeant who died saving three fellow air...

1st Living Afghan War Vet To Receive Medal Of Honor

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — A 25-year-old soldier from Iowa who exposed himself to enemy gunfire to try to save two fellow soldiers will become the first...

Video Game Allows 'Taliban' Role Play... UK Official BLASTS...

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

LONDON — A video game that allows players to adopt the role of the Taliban is a "tasteless product," Britain's defense secretary said Sunday, ca...

New Video Game Lets You Play as Taliban

AOL News | Dave Thier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It's a standard feature of World War II-themed video games like Electronic Arts' best-selling "Medal of Honor" series: In multiplayer sessions, while ...

John Finn, Oldest Medal Of Honor Recipient, Dies At 100

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN DIEGO — Retired Navy Lt. John Finn – the first American to receive the nation's highest military award for defending sailors under a t...

Immigration Furor Eclipsing Hispanic Achievement

Ed Hooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Hooper

The political fury over opposition to Arizona's immigration law surprised most Americans. The fact is Hispanic influence is felt in every part of American culture and in many instances created it.

Pentagon Recommends Prestigious Medal Of Honor For Living Soldier

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The military has sent the White House a recommendation to award the Medal of Honor to a soldier for bravery in Afghanistan, which c...

Remembering A Divided Nation

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

America is as divided as it has been at any time since the Civil War. The rift is not as obvious as the subjugation of persons based on color. But do not doubt it is about conduct.

Joseph DuPar, Calumet Park Mayor, May Have Lied About Military Medals

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former political opponent is calling on the mayor of Calumet Park to step down. That's because Mayor Joseph DuPar may have made false claims about ...

Rick Strandlof Stolen Valor Case Seeks To Redefine 'Poorly Written' Law

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rick Strandlof may have lied about being a decorated Iraq War veteran, but those lies are protected by the First Amendment, according to his attorney ...

"Immeasurable Courage and Uncommon Valor"-- Sgt. First Class Jared C. Monti

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

Last Thursday, we were reminded of what true courage, sacrifice, and heroism is all about.

This Memorial Day, Honor the Fallen

Paul Rieckhoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Rieckhoff

I worry that, even after almost eight years of war, too many Americans see today as just another summer holiday. Memorial Day should mean much more than barbecues and clearance sales.