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Military Honors

After Decades Stored In Basement, 4 Military Vets Finally Laid To Rest

Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact

For decades, they were numbers on copper canisters hidden in a storage room at Oregon's state-run mental hospital. Unclaimed, unknown, unhonored. B...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Says It's No Crime To Lie About Military Honors

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress improperly criminalized lies about receiving military honors, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday. In striking down the Stol...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Debates Lying About Military Honors

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday morning appeared divided over whether to strike down a federal law that makes it a crime for a person to ...

Rare Medal Awarded To Soldier Who Saved Comrades From Drowning

Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

Former Staff Sgt. Matt Blain joined an elite group of soldiers when he was awarded with the rare 'Soldier's Medal' for heroism Saturday. Blain rece...

Andrea Stone

More Stars On Those Bars: Pentagon Okays Changes For Iraq, Afghanistan Medal To Reflect Long War

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the day the Pentagon said combat deaths reached a three-year high in Iraq and a brazen attack on a Kabul hotel demonstrated the war t...