Tag Archives: Medal of Honor

Wreckage confirmed as heroic USS Johnston (DD 557) – April 1, 2021

I saw this today – Wreckage confirmed as heroic USS Johnston (DD 557): https://www.history.navy.mil/news-and-events/news/2021/wreckage-confirmed-as-heroic-uss-johnston–dd-557-.html. Much longer article. April 1, 2021 A mission sponsored by undersea technology company Caladan Oceanic and led by entrepreneur, explorer and retired naval officer Victor Vescovo … Continue reading

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National Medal of Honor Day — North Carolina Collection

Today is National Medal of Honor Day. March 25, 1991, Congress set aside this day as a national day of recognition for Medal of Honor recipients. Check out PUBLIC LAW 101-564—NOV. 15, 1990. Why march 25th you ask? It is … Continue reading

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Wednesday Hero: Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan — Pacific Paratrooper

Originally posted on USNA or Bust!: Cpt. Joseph O’Callahan 58 years old from Worcester, Mass Naval Reserve Chaplain Corps, USS Franklin May 14, 1905 – March 18, 1964 From Cpt. O’Callahan’s Medal Of Honor citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity … Continue reading

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TheMilitaryChannel – Featured Vlogger of the Week – December 23, 2020

I chose TheMilitaryChannel: https://www.youtube.com/TheMilitaryChannel as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week.  They have 185K subscribers; 2.3K videos. Joined Jun 14, 2019. 1,287,234 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/TheMilitaryChannel/about Description:  The Military Channel is Dedicated Primarily to all things military. The Admins are Veterans … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor Monday: Army Maj. Charles L. Thomas – Defense.gov December 14, 2020

I saw this today – Medal of Honor Monday: Army Maj. Charles L. Thomas: https://www.defense.gov/Explore/Features/Story/Article/2440776/medal-of-honor-monday-army-maj-charles-l-thomas/. Slightly longer article. This is a regular series about Medal of Honor Monday. DEC. 14, 2020 | BY KATIE LANGE, DOD NEWS During World War II, more … Continue reading

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Arlington service set for Medal of Honor recipient who died from COVID-19 – Army Times December 13, 2020

I saw this today – Arlington service set for Medal of Honor recipient who died from COVID-19: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2020/12/13/arlington-service-set-for-medal-of-honor-recipient-who-died-from-covid-19/. Slightly longer article. The Army December 13, 2020 OPELIKA, Ala. — A Medal of Honor recipient from Alabama who died after contracting COVID-19 earlier … Continue reading

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Navy’s Newest Ship to Be Named for Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley, Vietnam War Hero – Military.com

I saw this on Military.com today – Navy’s Newest Ship to Be Named for Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley, Vietnam War Hero: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/11/11/navys-newest-ship-be-named-marine-sgt-maj-john-canley-vietnam-war-hero.html. 11 November 2020 Military.com | By Gina Harkins Another Navy expeditionary sea base will be named for a Marine Corps hero who earned the Medal … Continue reading

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Letters: A Hero’s Journey to the Medal of Honor – Marines YouTube

I saw this on YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFYZCUxhWl8&t Direct link: Letters: A Hero’s Journey to the Medal of Honor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFYZCUxhWl8&t (about 7:57 minutes long)

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Lawmakers take key step towards getting Alwyn Cashe the Medal of Honor – MilitaryTimes.com September 16, 2020

I saw this on MilitaryTimes.com – Lawmakers take key step towards getting Alwyn Cashe the Medal of Honor https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2020/09/16/lawmakers-take-key-step-towards-getting-alwyn-cashe-the-medal-of-honor/. It’s a slightly longer article. Leo Shane III September 16, 2020 –snip– New legislation introduced in the House on Wednesday would … Continue reading

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The Heroic End of Two Navy Pilot’s Inseparable Friendship YouTube Video Yarnhub

I saw this on YouTube –  https://youtu.be/8scbhR9RPFQ Direct link – The Heroic End of Two Navy Pilot’s Inseparable Friendship YouTube Video Yarnhub:  https://youtu.be/8scbhR9RPFQ      

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