Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

3rd Army recognizes its Medal of Honor recipients

Oct. 27, 2013 - 04:03PM   |  
  • Filed Under

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. — A new Hall of Heroes recognizes the 24 soldiers of the Third Army to receive the Medal of Honor.

The hall at the Third Army’s headquarters at Shaw Air Force Base features 24 plaques detailing each recipient’s award.

The Item of Sumter reports that 23 of the recipients fought in World War II. The latest was honored for his bravery in Iraq in 2003. Half of the recipients died in the line of duty.

The three-star general in charge of the Third Army, Lt. Gen. James Terry, presided over Friday’s ceremony.

The 3rd Army supplies and supports U.S. land forces in 20 nations of the Middle East and southwestern Asia. Its troops are best known for the European campaigns under Gen. George S. Patton.

More In News

Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.

VA Home Loan
Rates

Search By:

Product Options:
Zip Code:

News for your in-box

Sign up now for free Military Times E-Reports. Choose from Money and Education. Subscribers: log in for premium e-newsletters.


This Week's Army Times

This Week's Army Times

The Army at 420K
One retired colonel is campaigning for more cuts -- and Congress is listening

Subscribe for Print or Digital delivery today!

Classifieds
MilitaryTimes Green Trusted Classifieds Looking to buy, sell and connect on Military Times?
Browse expanded listings across hundreds of military installations.
Faces of valorHonoring those who fought and died in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
hall of valorThe Hall of Valor is a searchable database of valor award citations collected by Doug Sterner, a Vietnam veteran and Military Times contributing editor, and by Military Times staff.
Woman who cried rape
(3 replies)
   Last Post: TJMAC77SP
        May 3, 2014 1:32 PM
   Last Post: garhkal
        May 1, 2014 5:03 PM
Cliven Bundy
(45 replies)
   Last Post: Chief_KO
        Apr 26, 2014 9:49 AM
Handbooks

All you need to know about your military benefits.

Benefits handbook

Guard & Reserve All you need to know about the Guard & Reserve.

guard and reserve handbook