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 .

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.

Lieutenant Michael E. Thornton;  Native American. Michael Thornton was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on October 15, 1973. He is the first person in more than a century to receive that honor for saving the life of another Medal of Honor recipient.

Lieutenant Michael E. Thornton; Native American. Michael Thornton was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on October 15, 1973. He is the first person in more than a century to receive that honor for saving the life of another Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun | The United States Army

Medal of Honor Recipient Chaplain (Capt.) Emil J. Kapaun | The United States Army

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!

Marvin R. Young, Medal of Honor recipient, was born in Alpine, Texas. He…

Marvin R. Young, Medal of Honor recipient, was born in Alpine, Texas. He…

Medal of Honor Winner Joe Foss - Honored for his exploits as a Marine fighter ace at Guadalcanal in WW II.

Medal of Honor Winner Joe Foss - Honored for his exploits as a Marine fighter ace at Guadalcanal in WW II.

... medal of honor recipient james howe more viet nam james d arcy medal

... medal of honor recipient james howe more viet nam james d arcy medal

CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS | Roy Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.

CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS | Roy Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.

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