President Obama awards Sergeant Dakota L. Meyer, United States Marine Corps, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty, while serving with Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on 8 September 2009. September 15, 2011.
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The largest peacetime loss of ships in Navy history - Interesting bit of naval history from David Winkler in Seapower magazine
A full year before the United States entered World War I—and two years before it sent its own planes into combat—a small group of well-heeled, well-educated idealistic young Americans were already in France eager to fight.