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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Emerson Heller, Air Force, Vietnam War


"Emerson staged a daring rescue of a Marine pilot who was shot down over the icy ocean of North Korea by enemy fire. With the risk of 15' waves and sea ice, Emerson flew his helicopter out to rescue the pilot. It was his second rescue in four days.”

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Brandon Hardy - War on Terror - Air Force & Marines


His mother, Jill, remembers Brandon quoting his Marine Corps manual. “I am an American, fighting in the armed forces which guard my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in her defense.” He said, “This is me, Mom, this is how I feel.”

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

George Johnson - World War II Marine

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"...his squad came under rifle fire from a sniper’s nest in a nearby cave. Private Johnson rushed to the mouth of the cave and continued to throw in grenades until he was killed, allowing his squad to advance..."

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