Notes of Valor

Cashe, Celiz & Plumlee

December 15, 2021

In a ceremony at the White House on December 16, 2021, three Medals of Honor were awarded to soldiers who fought in Iraq...... read more

Pearl Harbor, 80 Year Later

December 6, 2021

The Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941, instantaneously plunged thousands of young American servicemen into the chaos and...... read more

Centennial of the Entombment of the Unknown Soldier, November 11, 1921 -November 11, 2021

November 10, 2021

November 11, 1921, marks the centennial of the entombment of the Unknown Soldier—a Medal of Honor recipient—at Arlington National Cemetery. Three years after...... read more

Flag Day 2021: The USS Vestal

June 11, 2021

When we think of the December 7, 1941 surprise attack by Japanese Navy planes on American ships at Pearl Harbor, most people can...... read more

Forlorn Hope: The Attack on Stockade Redan at Vicksburg

May 21, 2021

On the morning of May 22, 1863, 150 volunteers from the Union Army charged the formidable Stockade Redan along the Confederate defensive lines...... read more