Notes of Valor

The Battle of COP Keating (Kamdesh)

June 26, 2020

Two Medals of Honor Awarded for Actions in Defense of a Remote Outpost in Afghanistan  On the morning of October 3, 2009, members...... read more

The Outpost (2020)

June 26, 2020

The movie, based upon Jake Tapper’s 2012 book – “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor” – and directed by Rod Lurie is a...... read more

Above and Beyond on the 4th of July

June 22, 2020

On the 4th of July, we as Americans celebrate the birth of our country and the freedom we enjoy. It is a day...... read more

SGT John D. Hawk

June 4, 2020

Normandy Campaign – Battle of the Falaise Pocket Hitler’s obstinacy in his defense of Normandy created a clear opportunity for the Allies. The Germans had launched a counterattack...... read more

LCOL Robert G. Cole

June 4, 2020

Normandy Campaign – Battle for Carentan For an amphibious assault to succeed it is vital that the landing force quickly secure the beachhead to land additional forces and enough...... read more