Honors and Awards

The Military1 Honors and Awards Topic provides news reports, expert opinion, video resources and more on honors and awards presented and attained in the U.S. Armed Forces. In this topic you’ll find information and resources regarding policy changes, awards obtained by service members, acts of honor and bravery, and more.

Honors and Awards Articles

US Marine Corps dog honored with prestigious medal

M1 Staff After an explosion while on patrol caused her to lose one of her legs, Lucca, a retired Marine Corps dog, was honored with the Dickin Medal by a British charity. Lucca patrolled on over 400 missions with allied troops while serving in ... - More

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What MoH recipient Kyle Carpenter can teach us about being an American

Today is only the eighth time that a living person will receive the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan. Marine Corporal Kyle Carpenter, now attending the University of South Carolina after his medical retirement, will have the sky-blu ... - More