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President Joe Biden on Tuesday bestowed the nation's highest military honor to four Army soldiers for heroism that he said rose above and beyond the call of duty during the Vietnam War.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, the death toll rose to 53 in San Antonio, Texas, after migrants were found in an abandoned truck, the Supreme Court allows an Army veteran to sue Texas over claim that burn pits in Iraq…
President Biden awarded the Medal of Honor Thursday at the White House to three soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Two of the men died protecting their comrades, and were represented by family. Now, through interviews with those family…
The Senate has voted to award Medals of Honor to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police Department for protecting Congress during the Jan. 6 insurrection. The bill passed by voice vote with no objections.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the attorney general of Minnesota will take over prosecuting the former police officer who killed Daunte Wright. The British government is reviewing oversight of the BBC after a scathing report on a 1995 interview with…
By Josh Boak, Associated Press
It took a policy change for retired Col. Ralph Puckett Jr. to receive the military's highest honor. The 2020 defense policy bill removed a requirement that such awards be given within five years of a valorous act.
By Aamer Madhani, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Trump picked the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks to honor Sgt. Maj. Thomas “Patrick” Payne, who negotiated a barrage of enemy gunfire and repeatedly entered a burning building in a harrowing effort that saved nearly 70 hostages.
By Associated Press
Former Army Staff Sgt. David G. Bellavia is the first living Iraq veteran to receive the Medal of Honor.
Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins was on his second tour of duty in Iraq and overseeing a 15-soldier squad at the time of his death, one month after he was promoted to staff sergeant.
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