While the Regimental Honors program for this community began in 1981, Heritage Week began this year.
The sergeant served with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division.
Defense Department officials say 1st Lt. Carl D. Nesbitt died when his plane was shot down during a bombing mission over Leipzig, Germany in May 1944.
Joseph Eskenazi marked his upcoming 105th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
Army Pfc. Thomas F. Green was the door gunner on a CH-47B Chinook helicopter that crashed over water while flying in October 1971.
Army Air Forces Tech. Sgt. Harold Kretzer was killed in Romania during Operation Tidal Wave in August 1943.
Before becoming an astronaut, Walter Cunningham enlisted with the Navy in 1951 and served as a Marine Corps pilot in Korea, according to NASA.
The long list of heroes who died in 2022 includes a legendary Army Ranger, a Code Talker, a Tuskegee Airman and more.
The U.S. Navy and the National Park Service will host a remembrance ceremony at Pearl Harbor on the 81st anniversary of the 1941 Japanese bombing.
Former Army Sgt. Joel Gomez, who suffered catastrophic injuries while serving in Iraq in 2004, was laid to rest in Illinois with full military honors.
Hiroshi Miyamura, a former Army corporal who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War, has died.
The program won't require any medical exams for veterans 80 years old and younger.