Tag: Medal of Honor

Salvatore Giunta: An American Hero

Submitted by Peter Olsen Sgt. Salvatore Giunta is a real-life hero. In September 2010 he was awarded the Medal of Honor, which he earned while fighting in the war in Afghanistan in October 2007. The Medal of Honor is given for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call […]

War – by Sebastian Junger

College Bound Reading List “It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it!” This memorable quote is said to have been spoken by Robert E. Lee as he watched the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862. Actually, that statement has been true of combat throughout history, ever […]