Two North Carolina National Guard helicopter pilots received the Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor last week.
Twpo pilots were awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in a ceremony at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri.
Lt. Col. John T. Hourigan was honored for an emergency landing officials say saved lives and a $30 million aircraft.
Staff Sgt. Michael Ollis sacrificed his life to save a Polish Army officer from a suicide bomber in Afghanistan in 2013.
A spokesman confirmed that the Marine discharged his weapon but said he could not provide details.
The then-second lieutenant jumped on the explosive device and braced for the blast. But it didn't blow. So he tossed it back.
Staff Sgt. Stevon A. Booker was killed protecting his platoon's flank as his unit worked to topple Saddam Hussein's regime.
Army Staff Sgt. Justin Gallegos was posthumously upgraded to the Distinguished Service Cross Dec. 15.
A Navy pilot who took out a Syrian attack jet that was dropping bombs on friendly forces was recognized for his heroism.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.