The First Medal of Honor Recipient of the Vietnam War Dies at Age 89

The First Medal of Honor Recipient of the Vietnam War Dies at Age 89

When Roger H.C. Donlon joined the Army in 1958, he was already familiar with military life. He had enlisted in the Air Force in 1953, but left to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. In 1957, he resigned from the academy to just get into the Army — and maybe meet […]

Iraq Campaign Medal Returns Amid Surge in Drone, Rocket Attacks on US Forces There

Operation Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal at Camp Taji, Iraq

The Army is bringing back a medal for service in Iraq, coming just as U.S. troops there have faced increased threats and attacks amid the new Israel-Hamas war. Last week, the service resurrected the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal specifically for service in Iraq, according to an internal service memo and confirmed by a service spokesperson. […]