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Medal Monday: John Canley

Notes of Valor October 15, 2018

“My first love in the Marine Corps was leading Marines in combat—it motivated me everyday, they inspired me everyday. They are the medal.” On… Read More

Happy 243 Birthday, U.S. Navy!

Notes of Valor October 13, 2018

For the past 243 years, the United States Navy has fought each and every day to keep this country safe. Congress established the Department of… Read More

Major General Patrick Brady

Notes of Valor October 1, 2018

Rank: 1st Lieutenant Organization: U.S. Army Company: 54th Medical Detachment Conflict: Vietnam War Date of Action: 1/6/1968 Date of Issue: 10/9/1969 Medal Presented By: President Richard Nixon After attending U.S. Read More

Gary Wetzel: Champion & Caretaker

Notes of Valor September 24, 2018

Rank: Private First Class Organization: U.S. Army Company: 173rd Assault Helicopter Company Conflict: Vietnam War Date of Action: 1/8/1968 Date of Issue: 11/19/1968 Medal… Read More

Honoring Gary Beikirch

Notes of Valor August 29, 2018

Organization: U.S. Army Company: Detachment B-24, Company B Division: 5th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces Conflict: Vietnam War Date of Action: 4/1/1970 Date… Read More