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Gagnon was generally known as being one of the Marines who raised the second U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi on February 23, 1945, as depicted in the iconic photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima by photographer Joe Rosenthal. On October 16, 2019, the Marin ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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State
Zip Code22211

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. Sgt. Levitow (then A1C), U.S. Air Force, distinguished himself by exceptional heroism while assigned as a loadmaster aboard an AC-47 aircraft fl ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

Lannon was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1915. Citation: "For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Lannon assisted a wounded man under heavy fire, and after returning to his battalion was himself desperately woun ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code22211

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-ARLINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WAR MEMORIAL FLAGPOLE

State:Virginia
Location850 N LEXINGTON STREET
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Zip Code22205

SEE ALSO ARLINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WAR MEMORIAL FLAGPOLE PLAQUE

State:Virginia
Location850 N LEXINGTON STREET
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Zip Code22205

YOU CAN PURCHASE ONE OF THESE BEAUTIFUL MARKERS FOR YOUR GARDEN AT TOMBGUARD.ORG, THEN CLICK ON “STORE.” THE MEMORIAL DAY FOUNDATION RECEIVES NO COMPENSATION MONETARILY OR OTHERWISE FOR THIS RECOMMENDATION.

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company K, 10th U.S. Cavalry. Place and date: Salt River, Arizona, 7 March 1890. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: 14 February 1861, Elizabethtown, N.C. Date of issue: 15 May 1890. Citation: Distinguished hims ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

For conspicuous gallantry and heroic achievement in aerial combat above and beyond the call of duty as Commanding Officer of Marine Fighting Squadron TWO TWENTY-THREE, during operations against enemy Japanese forces in the Solomon Islands Area, August – S ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
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Zip Code22211

Rank and organization: Chief Warrant Officer, U.S. Army, 82d Medical Detachment, 45th Medical Company, 68th Medical Group. Place and date: Kien Tuong Province, Republic of Vietnam, October 2, 1969. Entered service at: Kenner, La. Born: September 3, 1922, ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

Whittington's official Medal of Honor citation reads: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty. On the night of 29 July 1944, near Grimesnil, France, during an enemy armored attack, Sgt. Whittingt ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code22211

His citation reads as follows: For heroism in effecting the rescue of a woman from the burning Grand Hotel, Yokohama, Japan, on 1 September 1923. Following the earthquake and fire which occurred in Yokohama on 1 September, Ens. Ryan, with complete dis ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

Citation: For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and April 22, 1914. Ens. Wilkinson was in both days' fighting at the head of his company and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

Osborne's official Medal of Honor citation reads: Serving on board the U.S.S. Juniata, Osborne displayed gallant conduct in rescuing from drowning an enlisted boy of that vessel, at Philadelphia, Pa., 21 August 1876.

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Hampton Mitchell Roach, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on September 29 - 5 October 1879, while serving with ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
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Zip Code22211

He displayed conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty. When a powerfully conducted predawn Japanese counterattack struck his unit's flank, he ordered his men to take cover in an old tomb, and then, armed only with a carbine, ...

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUES C & D SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE E & PLAQUE F

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUES A & B SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE E AND PLAQUE F

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUES A & B AND C & D SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE F

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
City
State
Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUES A & B AND C & D SEE ALSO-ATTACK ON THE PENTAGON WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE E

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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State
Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-4TH INFANTRY (IVY) DIVISION WAR MEMORIAL

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY-MAIN ENTRANCE
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Zip Code22211

SEE ALSO-4TH INFANTRY (IVY) DIVISION WAR MEMORIAL DEDICATION STONE

State:Virginia
LocationARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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Zip Code22211

State:Virginia
Location1 MEMORIAL AVENUE
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Zip Code22211

PHOTO OF THE AMERICAN RED MAPLE WANTED

State:Virginia
Location1 MEMORIAL AVENUE
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Zip Code22211

State:Virginia
Location1 MEMORIAL AVENUE
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Zip Code22214

 

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