Bethanne Kelly Patrick
Army Colonel Bob Dole
Maimed in battle, former presidential candidate championed cause of disabled throughout political career.
Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis Sr.
After a slow rise through the ranks, Davis became U.S. Military's first African American flag officer.
Secretary of War John Armstrong
As Secretary of War, Armstrong believed it was his duty to direct soldiers in the field -- a belief that quickly soured most...
Maj. Gen. Benedict Arnold
Few Americans know why Benedict Arnold's name once shared the West Point chapel wall with heroes of the early American republ...
Col. Ethan Allen
Col. Ethan Allen, later of the Continental Army and Vermont Militia, may have originated guerrilla warfare in the 13 colonies...
2nd Lt. Vernon Baker
In accepting his Medal of Honor, Vernon Baker said: "As I look out, I don't see color. I see America. America, I love you."
Colonel Francis Channing Barlow
At 28, Col. Francis Channing Barlow was a slight, boyish figure who wore a checked lumberjack shirt under his unbuttoned unif...
Col. Charles Beckwith
Like the images of American eagles he collected, Col. Charles A. Beckwith often stood proud and alone.
Lt. Col. Florence Aby Blanchfield
Blanchfield, attended nursing school in Pittsburgh, Pa., and nursed in the Panama Canal Zone and for U.S. Steel before joinin...
Anita Newcomb McGee
Anita Newcomb McGee graduated from what is now George Washington University and went on to propose, run, and regulate what wo...
Marine Corps Col. John W. Ripley
At Dong Ha, Marine demolitions expert took chances to get the job done.
Sgt. Alvin York
World War I's most famous soldier regarded his deeds as no more than duty.
Col. Glover S. Johns, Jr.
Proud Texan led U.S. reinforcements into West Berlin as the Wall rose around them.
Navy Lt. Adrian Marks
Seaplane's crew risked all to save 56 men from sunken USS Indianapolis.
Air Force Col. Michael Collins
An Army brat, Collins graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1952 with an Air Force commission.
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