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  • 'Sky Soldier' to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan

    ‘Sky Soldier’ to receive Medal of Honor for Afghanistan

    The paratrooper first joined the Marines, but was convinced by his Green Beret father, a Vietnam veteran, to join the Army.

  • Swenson first Army officer to receive MOH for GWOT

    Swenson first Army officer to receive MOH for GWOT

    President Barack Obama presented Capt. William D. Swenson the Medal of Honor his at the Battle of Ganjgal.

  • Army launches 50th anniversary commemoration of Vietnam War

    Army launches 50th anniversary commemoration of Vietnam War

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2013 – The afternoon in the Pentagon auditorium on Aug. 28 was a time for reflection on a war that spanned 10 years and cost the country the lives of more than 58,000 young men and women. | Read More »

  • WWII vet, actor to be interred at Arlington

    WWII vet, actor to be interred at Arlington

    Charles Durning was rushed to the front lines to fight against the German Ardennes offensive in the Battle of the Bulge.