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 .

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!

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.

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

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

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-only 3,400 have been awarded since this medal was created in 1861.

Medal of Honor-only 3,400 have been awarded since this medal was created in 1861.

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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