After the Night Battle

After the Night Battle

This photo was taken by Sergeant Bruce Martin on the morning of October 13th, 1967, after the night battle. The main march in for Operation Medina from the landing zone (“LZ Dove”) began on October the 12th, 1967, and they basically cut a path through this heavy...
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, Sgt. Ryan Pitts and his fellow paratroopers were stationed at Observation Post Topside in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, providing perimeter...
Colonel Gregory “Pappy” Boyington

Colonel Gregory “Pappy” Boyington

Colonel Gregory “Pappy” Boyington was a World War II Marine Corps pilot whose daring exploits and unmatched skill in the skies earned him the highest honors of valor, the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross. Boyington’s courage and leadership during the Pacific...
James Lewis Day

James Lewis Day

12 May, 1945 Sugar Loaf Hill, Okinawa Japanese defenders, nearly an entire regiment, have fortified their crucial position on a small hill. The hill looked unassuming, but it was honeycombed with concrete reverse slope positions holding machine gun and artillery...