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Military Heroes

Doing A Push-Up Can Help Send A Slain Soldier's Child To College

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.04.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The Children of Fallen Patriots Organization, a foundation devoted to providing scholarships and counseling to families of slain military men and wome...

WWI Hero Sgt. Henry Johnson Receives Long Overdue Medal of Honor

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

Almost a century after their service, Sgt. Henry Johnson and Sgt. William Shemin were finally awarded the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony for their heroics in World War I.

'Lone Survivor': Free Officer and Free Citizen

Christopher B. Nelson | Posted 03.17.2014 | College
Christopher B. Nelson

Lone Survivor, the new film recounting an ill-fated search and rescue attempt in Afghanistan, has a tragic connection with my school. Lt. Cmdr. Erik S. Kristensen, a Navy SEAL, received a master's degree from our Graduate Institute.

Heroes With a Million Faces

Christopher Holshek | Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact
Christopher Holshek

The best way we can, in the long run, support, take care of and honor the troops is to make sure they are among us and not apart from us. Like any true hero, soldiers want to be socialized, not idolized.

Why We Can't Call Every Military Member A 'Hero'

Chris Marvin | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Chris Marvin

When I was young I read comic books. Superman and the Fantastic Four -- they were my heroes. In school, I learned about courageous acts performed in ...