SSG Ryan Pitts

SSG Ryan Pitts

On #MedalofHonorMonday, we recognize U.S. military hero U.S. Army SSG (Ret.) and MOH Recipient Ryan Pitts. On July 13, 2008, Marine Sgt. Ryan Pitts and his fellow paratroopers were stationed at Observation Post Topside in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, providing...
James Richard Ward

James Richard Ward

On December 7th, 1941, a young sailor named James Richard Ward etched his name in the annals of American history with his selfless act of bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Born in Springfield, Ohio, Ward joined the Navy at the age of 19, eager to serve his...
Matthew Leonard

Matthew Leonard

Matthew Leonard, born on November 26, 1929, in Eutaw, Alabama, embodied the spirit of service from an early age. Raised in a segregated society, Leonard attended Ullman High School in Birmingham, Alabama. He was not only a student but also a Boy Scout, instilling in...
First Lieutenant John R. Fox

First Lieutenant John R. Fox

0400 hours, 26 December 1944. The German Army mounts an ambitious offensive called “Operation Winter Storm.” With a relentless assault in Northern Italy, they force the 92nd US Infantry Division to pull back. Although most of the U.S. infantry forces have...