Category Archives: Awards & Recognition

Top 20 Army Qualification Badges

When you consider the qualification badges on your Army uniform, which ones do you carry the most pride in? You have ample reason to be proud of all Army qualification badges you have earned, but there are some which hold more power than others. While not trying to lessen the importance of all qualification badges, […]

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Top 12 Military Awards for Valor

Originally, I was going to make this a top 10 article but as I performed my research, I felt that I had to add 2 to that number. While the military has many awards, not all can be considered for valor. Definition of Valor: strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter […]

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2016 United States Military Sacrifices

While media sources carry on about an Army National Guard soldier who lost touch with reality and opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale airport, I want to remind the public that there are many other soldiers who stood strong and proud in adverse conditions. Yes, I am saddened that innocent lived were lost in Florida, […]

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The Selling Of Military Awards

Should the sales of military awards be legal? It is a debate that is raging for a long time, and Representative Paul Cook, a Republican from California just introduced a bill that would make it illegal to sell any Purple Hearts. This bill has gained heavy support and 9 Republicans and 8 Democrats co-sponsored the […]

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About The Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal

Is it a medal you are eligible for? On March 30th, 2016, President Barack Obama established an Executive Order creating the newest campaign medal that United States Armed Forces members can receive for service to our nation. It is called the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal. The medal depicts a hand holding a dagger upward impaling […]

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Honorable Immigrants: Korean and Vietnam Wars

If you have been following my recent blog posts, you know that I have been writing a short series about the immigrants who have received the highest military award possible: the Medal of Honor. If you haven’t read the previous posts, you can see them at: Honorable Immigrants: World War I Honorable Immigrants: World War […]

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Honorable Immigrants: World War II

I recently wrote and published a post about immigrants from World War I who served in the United States military and were awarded the prestigious Medal of Honor. You can read it here. It really moves me that a person who was born in another country would give so much loyalty to the United States, […]

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Honorable Immigrants: World War I

There are those who state that anyone who wears the highest award that can be given to United States service members is a Medal of Honor “winner.” Let me first tell you that these people were winners long before they were awarded that prestigious medal. Just stepping into the position of serving our nation as […]

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Army Medal of Honor Recipients From The War in Afghanistan

The Medal of Honor is the highest award that can be received by military personnel. It is awarded to those who go far beyond their call of duty. There have been thousands of Medals of Honor awarded over the years since it was introduced. To talk about each and every soldier or officer who has […]

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Military Units Who Have Been Honored With The Congressional Gold Medal

Just recently, I have met and interacted with several people who have traveled to our nation’s capital to be recognized for their service in a presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal. The reason I had the opportunity to meet these heroes is because of a book I wrote and published some time back that helped […]

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