• America250: Navy Veteran Vincent Capodanno

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Vincent Capodanno, who received a Medal of Honor for his actions during battle in Vietnam.

  • America250: Army Air Forces Veteran William Edwin “Ed” Dyess

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Air Forces Veteran William Edwin “Ed” Dyess, who survived the Bataan Death March and led an escape.

  • America250: Marine Veteran Angela Salinas

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Veteran Angela Salinas, who was the highest-ranking woman in the service at the time of her retirement.

  • America250: Army Veteran Sidney Shachnow

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Sidney Shachnow, a special forces commander who oversaw U.S. forces during the Berlin Wall fall.

  • America250: Navy Veteran Joseph T. O’Callahan

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Joseph T. O’Callahan, who served as a chaplain in World War II and received a Medal of Honor.

  • America250: Army Air Forces Veteran Leonard Zerlin

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Air Forces Veteran Leonard Zerlin, a turret gunner on D-Day who received a Silver Star.

  • America250: Army Veteran Bruce Crandall

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Bruce Crandall, who a helicopter pilot who rescued 70 wounded soldiers during the Battle of Ia Drang in Vietnam.

  • America250: Marine Corps Veteran Richard A. Anderson

    This week’s America250 salute is Marine Corps Veteran Richard A. Anderson, who posthumously received a Medal of Honor for shielding his patrol from an enemy grenade.

  • America250: Coast Guard Veteran Alex Haley

    This week’s America250 salute is Coast Guard Veteran Alex Haley, who served as a journalist and later won a Pulitzer Prize.

  • America250: Navy Veteran Lenah S. Higbee

    This week’s America250 salute is Navy Veteran Lenah S. Higbee, the first living female recipient of the Navy Cross.

  • America250: Air Force Veteran Tom Skerritt

    This week’s America250 salute is Air Force Veteran Tom Skerritt, who went on to be an actor, starring in films like “Alien” and "Top Gun."

  • America250: Army Veteran James N. Rowe

    This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran James N. Rowe, a POW who escaped captivity in Vietnam and helped develop SERE tactics.

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