Audie Murphy, one of the most highly decorated and famous soldiers (later a successful actor), spoke out candidly about his problems with PTSD (then know as "battle fatigue" or "shell shock"). He was a champion of returning Korean and Vietnam War veterans and called on the goverment to extend health care benefits to address PTSD and other mental health problems suffered by returning war veterans
MEDAL, n. A small metal disk given as a reward for virtues, attainments or services more or less authentic. It is related of Bismark, who had been awarded a medal for gallantly rescuing a drowning person, that, being asked the meaning of the medal, he replied: "I save lives sometimes." And sometimes he didn't.
EA has announced that they will be starting the Medal of Honor: Warfighter multiplayer beta in early October for Xbox 360 players. To reward people who have taken part in the beta, participants will receive a full hour of double XP when the full game is revealed. The beta itself will be primarily testing a new multiplayer mode called “Hotspot.”
War Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired United States Marine Corps Major General and two time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley D. Butler. In them, Butler frankly discusses from his experience as a career military officer how business interests commercially benefit from warfare. Published in 1935, 51 pages.
The incredible kids of Guys Making Pies with Congressional Medal of Honor Winner Jack Jacobs. His table bought their pie for $10,000 to benefit Operation Homefront at the Army Week NYC Gala on 6/13/2013. Check out http://www.guysmakingpies.com/
War is a Racket by Smedley Butler is a famous speech denouncing the military industrial complex. This anti-war speech by two-time Congressional Medal of Honor recipient exposes war profits that benefit few at the expense of many.
Episode 4 of Mistress Carrie's Side Piece, features Tom and Joan Kelley. Tom Kelley is a Medal of Honor recipient, Navy Veteran, President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, and Fmr. Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services. Joan is also retired from the Navy, and the Massachusetts Department of Veterans Services. They have written a new book, called The Sirens Call, and Second Chances, proceeds benefitting the Ahern Family Charitable Foundation, wh...
On Monday May 26th we will honor SSG Robert J. Miller, Medal of Honor recipient, with a WOD created by Coach Oscar. All proceeds from t-shirt sales will benefit Special Operations Foundations. We cannot begin to express our thanks for those that have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country; this is our effort to honor one American hero. Please join us for either the 9am or 10am class.