A non-rate's Southern hospitality led to a VIP visit to her cutter -- from the premier of the territory of Greenland.
Sgt. Alexander Jabin was presented the Soldier's Medal for "exceptional heroism" Tuesday for his lifesaving actions.
Kuno, a Belgian malinois, is alive largely due to medical treatment by U.S. Army veterinarians and Air Force doctors.
Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett presented the award to Maj. Brett DeVries, who serves with the 107th Fighter Squadron.
Three airmen received awards for their actions in evacuating nearly 260 U.S. and partner forces from harm's way in Iraq.
Staff Sgt. Nicholas Brunetto was awarded the the third-highest military combat decoration last week.
The move recognizes Merrill's Marauders' "bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma during World War II."
Gunnery Sgt. Charles Shaw died Oct. 29, 1979, at 62.
Two sailors received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, the service's highest non-combat lifesaving award.
Two pararescuemen assigned to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base received the Bronze Star medal with Valor earlier this month.
Fully repairing the USS Bonhomme Richard would have reportedly cost $2.5 billion to $3 billion and take five to seven years.
The Pentagon, which had endorsed Asadi's bid to come to America, changed its decision and withdrew its endorsement.
The 2nd Marine Division has tested about a quarter of its 16,000 Marines and sailors for LSD since the summer.
Retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III may become the first Black secretary of defense.