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While Train Heroes Honored, Medals for Chattanooga Victims Uncertain

Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team continue to investigate the shooting at the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard Recruitment Office on July 18, 2015. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON -- While Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone will be honored with a Purple Heart on Thursday for injuries he sustained struggling with a Paris train shooter three weeks ago, the families of the five military members killed in Chattanooga, Tenn., in July still have no word on whether their fallen will be similarly honored. That's because o... more

Service Stars for GWOT Medal

Active-duty, Guard and Reserve Airmen who earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal for more than one of the five Defense Department-approved Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal operations may now wear a service star device on the medal and service ribbon for the second and subsequent awards. The policy is retroactive to Sep... more

Medals for Operation Freedom's Sentinel

The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that Operation Freedom's Sentinel is now a qualifying operation for award of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal. Service members deployed abroad in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel outside of the Afghanistan Campaign Medal area of eligibil... more

Medal of Honor Recipients Meet in Gettysburg

President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha for conspicuous gallantry, Monday, Feb. 11, 2013.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. -- The autograph hounds waiting expectantly in a hotel lobby weren't drawn by actors, musicians or politicians, but by a few dozen men whose rare and distinguished achievements have earned them the nation's highest military honor. Nearly half of the 79 living recipients of Medal of Honor are attending the gathering in Gettysburg... more

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