Air Force Tech Sgt. Cody Smith doesn't believe he is "remarkable" or "special" in any way.
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
Because of the danger-close airstrike Grove expertly coordinated, the team was able to recover a fallen teammate.
Staff Sgt. Edmund "Eddie" Sternot of the 101st Airborne Division held back a German attack during the Battle of the Bulge.
Sgt. La David Johnson is credited with displaying gallantry in action and killing several enemy fighters.
Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright's family accepted the nation's third-highest award for valor at a ceremony in Santa Claus, Georgia.
A Marine special operator received the nation's third-highest valor award after his heroism in Iraq saved his comrades' lives...
Maj. Edward Wright led a 30-man reaction force against North Vietnamese fighters to save an Army convoy and Marines.
Marine 1st Lt. Travis Manion posthumously received the Silver Star, but was originally nominated for the Navy Cross.
Lewis was awarded the Silver Star for his actions in a 10-hour long firefight during the Mosul offensive.