combat

Three Service Men Statue
It seems so easy. We pass a veteran in uniform in an airport or on the street and we nod and say, “Thank you for your service.”
melvin-morris-medal-of-honor
Melvin Morris vividly remembers the day in September 1969 when he became a war hero in the eyes of others.
spence
During World War II, John Spence was the kind of hero who belonged in a comic book or movie serial. He was a member of an elite, top-secret team of combat divers called "frogmen," trained by the Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of today's Central Intelligence Agency, for critical but highly dangerous missions - from rescuing downed airmen before they could be captured to planting explosives on underwater barriers set up by the enemy to hinder beach landings by U.S. troops.
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