Notes of Valor

Medal Monday: Honoring James McCloughan and Purple Heart Day

August 6, 2018

Rank: Specialist Five Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company C, 3rd Battalion Division: 21st Infantry, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, American Division Conflict: Vietnam War...... read more

Medal Monday: Honoring Douglas Munro and the U.S. Coast Guard

July 30, 2018

Organization: U.S. Coast Guard  Conflict: World War II Date of Action: 09/27/1942 This Saturday, August 4, we celebrate the 228th birthday of the...... read more

Medal Monday: Honoring Major Smedley Butler

July 23, 2018

Rank: Major General, Major at the time of actions described below Organization: U.S. Marine Corps Company: 5th, 13th, 23rd Conflict: Vera Cruz & Haiti...... read more

Medal Monday: The Three Medals of Honor

July 16, 2018

As of July 2018, there have been a total of 3,519 Medals of Honor awarded across all five branches of the United States...... read more

Medal Monday: James Doolittle, the Aerospace Visionary

July 9, 2018

Rank: General, Brigadier General at beginning of World War II Organization: U.S. Army Division: Air Corps Conflict: WWII Date of Actions: 4/18/1942 Date...... read more