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This week’s America250 salute is Army Veteran Hugh Thompson Jr., who saved Vietnamese civilians in the village of My Lai. He was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross, Purple Heart and Soldier’s Medal.
This week’s America250 salute is Marine Corps Veteran John McGinty III, who received a Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam.
This week's @America250 salute is Army Veteran Van Barfoot, who received the Medal of Honor during WWII.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Daniel Cortez, who served for more than 30 years and is currently the Chairman of the National Vet Court Alliance.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Spiros “Steve” Pisanos, a Greek national who flew for the British Royal Air Force as an American pilot during World War II.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Stephen W. Pless, who served in the Vietnam War and is the only Marine aviator to be awarded a Medal of Honor during the war.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran James Hudson, who served as a navigator during the Vietnam War.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran James Lewis Day, who was recommended for a Medal of Honor during World War II but did not receive it until 50 years later.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran George Robert Sullivan, who served in the Vietnam War and received a Navy Cross for saving two wounded Marines during a firefight.
Today’s #Veteran of the Day is Major General John W. Collens III, a decorated Air Force Pilot with over 5600 flying hours and a Veteran of WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Air Force Veteran Joseph W. Kittinger Jr., a pilot who took part in several notable pre-space race projects and served during the Vietnam War as a fighter pilot.
Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Ernest C. Cheatham Jr., who served in the Korean War and 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, during the Vietnam War.
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Last updated November 29, 2022
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