Tag Archives: Medal of Honor

US Navy – Featured Vlogger of the Week – October 20, 2021

I chose US Navy: https://www.youtube.com/c/usnavy/ as this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week. The YouTube channel has 9,295 videos; 263K subscribers; Stats Joined Mar 12, 2006; 108,638,766 views  About page: https://www.youtube.com/c/usnavy/about Description:  Welcome the U. S. Navy’s YouTube Channel sponsored by the … Continue reading

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SEAL Master Chief Recounts Battle That Earned Him Medal of Honor – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: SEAL Master Chief Recounts Battle That Earned Him Medal of Honor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJfVfLKXQwg (about 15:22 minutes long)

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I Will Defend Michael Monsoor’s story – US Navy YouTube

Direct link: I Will Defend Michael Monsoor’s story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=256ymQN8F70 (around 8:22 minutes long)

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Father Emil Kapaun Remains Headed to Wichita – September 21, 2021

Father Emil Kapaun was awarded the Medal of Honor during the Korean War. He died in a POW camp in North Korea. Earlier this year, DNA was able to positively identify his remains. He had been buried in an unmarked … Continue reading

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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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