Lieutenant Michael E. Michael Thornton was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on October He is the first person in more than a century to receive that honor for saving the life of another Medal of Honor recipient.
Arthur Macarthur ::A brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He won the Medal of Honor at and was a Lt. by the age of Years later his son, Douglas MacArthur, would also win the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two father-son recipients.
Walter Ehlers Infantry Regiment, Infantry Division), Medal of Honor winner, one of just two D-Day recipients who lived. The other seven were awarded posthumously. Walter’s brother was also killed in the fighting. Walter died on February 2014 at the age of