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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Congressional medal of honor winner Col. Wesley L. Fox, USMC (Ret.), he retired from the Marine Corps in 1993 after forty-three years of distinguished service. In addition to the Medal of Honor, he received two awards of the Legion of Merit, a Bronze Star with Combat V, four awards of the Purple Heart, and numerous commendations.    Col. Fox is someone I have the privileged to know personally and he was a strong influence on my oldest son though-out the latter half of his teenage years.

Congressional medal of honor winner Col. Wesley L. Fox, USMC (Ret.), he retired from the Marine Corps in 1993 after forty-three years of distinguished service. In addition to the Medal of Honor, he received two awards of the Legion of Merit, a Bronze Star with Combat V, four awards of the Purple Heart, and numerous commendations. Col. Fox is someone I have the privileged to know personally and he was a strong influence on my oldest son though-out the latter half of his teenage years.

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Recipients of the medals of honor-Page after page of stories of heroes that came before us and secured our freedom.

Recipients of the medals of honor-Page after page of stories of heroes that came before us and secured our freedom.

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During the 4th to 5th of June 1971, Jon R. Cavaiani, would take action against the enemy with conspicuous gallantry, extraordinary heroism and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam, and thereby later presented with the MOH after spending 2 years as a POW.

During the 4th to 5th of June 1971, Jon R. Cavaiani, would take action against the enemy with conspicuous gallantry, extraordinary heroism and intrepidity at the risk of his life, above and beyond the call of duty in Vietnam, and thereby later presented with the MOH after spending 2 years as a POW.

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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.

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Sgt Lena Mae (Riggi) Basilone, 1913-1999, Camp Pendleton field cook during World War II, and wife of WWII hero and Medal of Honor winner Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone (1916-1945) | Women Marines Association #genealogy #military #veterans

Sgt Lena Mae (Riggi) Basilone, 1913-1999, Camp Pendleton field cook during World War II, and wife of WWII hero and Medal of Honor winner Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone (1916-1945) | Women Marines Association #genealogy #military #veterans

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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.

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World War I Double Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Louis Cukela was born on May1, 1888. One of only 19 United States servicemen to be awarded two Medals of Honor. Served during World War I in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant in the 66th Company, 5th Marine Regiment. He was awarded two Medals of Honor - one from the Army and one from the Navy - for his bravery near

World War I Double Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Louis Cukela was born on May1, 1888. One of only 19 United States servicemen to be awarded two Medals of Honor. Served during World War I in the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant in the 66th Company, 5th Marine Regiment. He was awarded two Medals of Honor - one from the Army and one from the Navy - for his bravery near

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Staff Sergeant William J. Bordelon, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Battle of Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, World War II November 20, 1943. USS Bordelon (DD-881) was named in his honor.

Staff Sergeant William J. Bordelon, US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Battle of Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, World War II November 20, 1943. USS Bordelon (DD-881) was named in his honor.

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