Latest "heroism" stories
Spooky gunship crew honored for heroism during ferocious Afghanistan battle
“The most lethal part of any gunship ... is the crew," AFSOC commander Lt. Gen. Jim Slife said.
Ambushed, wounded — and fighting back: Two pararescuemen awarded Silver Stars for Afghanistan heroism
Time and time again, despite being wounded, these PJs refused to take themselves out of the fight to save their comrades.
A-10 pilots receive Distinguished Flying Crosses for fierce Afghanistan battles
“Very rarely is the Distinguished Flying Cross awarded. Even more rarely is [it] awarded twice in the same day to two members of the exact same fighter squadron.”
Tech. Sgt. Cody Smith, combat controller, receives Silver Star for bravery in Afghanistan
“Among us there are people who step up to do truly heroic things. People like Cody Smith.”
Marine intelligence officer awarded medal for rescuing unconscious man from burning vehicle
Lt. Haluska tried to gain entry to the vehicle with his fists and then a weapon as white smoke turned to black and “fluid began to pool underneath the vehicle.
By Shawn Snow