US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

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WOW..read about this hero..they don't come any tougher! Honoring Robert Lewis Howard who was a highly decorated United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, and was nominated for the Medal of Honor three separate times. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on February 22, 2010

WOW..read about this hero..they don't come any tougher! Honoring Robert Lewis Howard who was a highly decorated United States Army soldier and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, and was nominated for the Medal of Honor three separate times. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on February 22, 2010

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A Choctaw from Mississippi, and a Second Lieutenant in the Thunderbirds. On 23 May 1944, during the breakout from Anzio to Rome, Barfoot knocked out two machine gun nests and captured 17 German soldiers. Later that same day, he repelled a German tank assault, destroyed a Nazi fieldpiece and while returning to camp carried two wounded commanders to safety.

A Choctaw from Mississippi, and a Second Lieutenant in the Thunderbirds. On 23 May 1944, during the breakout from Anzio to Rome, Barfoot knocked out two machine gun nests and captured 17 German soldiers. Later that same day, he repelled a German tank assault, destroyed a Nazi fieldpiece and while returning to camp carried two wounded commanders to safety.

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Military ribbons, medals of Master Sergeant Roy Benavidez, Medal of Honor recipient
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Ernest Edwin Evans (Cherokee-Creek)~ In addition to the Medal of Honor, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Commander Evans had the China Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Fleet Clasp, and was entitled to the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with six engagement stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Philippine Defense and Liberation Ribbons with one star. A U.S. Navy destroyer war ship, the USS Evans, was named in honor of Commander.

Ernest Edwin Evans (Cherokee-Creek)~ In addition to the Medal of Honor, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Commander Evans had the China Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Fleet Clasp, and was entitled to the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with six engagement stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Philippine Defense and Liberation Ribbons with one star. A U.S. Navy destroyer war ship, the USS Evans, was named in honor of Commander.

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Native American Marines | Lieutenant Michael E Thornton, US Navy-retired (Cherokee)

Native American Marines | Lieutenant Michael E Thornton, US Navy-retired (Cherokee)

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List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Battle of Iwo Jima.    Tony Stein  USMC
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The oldest and youngest Medal of Honor recipients together...The oldest recipient is Nicholas Oresko, age 95, where as the youngest is Dakota Meyer, age 23. Please share this amazing photo!

The oldest and youngest Medal of Honor recipients together...The oldest recipient is Nicholas Oresko, age 95, where as the youngest is Dakota Meyer, age 23. Please share this amazing photo!

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