Jeff Edwards

Articles by Jeff Edwards:

It can be said of most, if not all, recipients of the nation’s highest military honor that they had no thoughts of such accolades when…

It has often been said that there are men born for peacetime and others born for war. Danish citizen Anders Lassen was clearly the latter.…

It is perhaps of little surprise that the newest branch of the U.S. military has amassed nearly the fewest of the nation’s highest military honor.…

Friendly artillery raked the small village ahead, but the Marines were still under heavy machine gun fire while rocket propelled grenades rained down on them…

In October of 2005, the United States Air Force closed a significant chapter in their nuclear book with the space launch of the last Titan…

Not all aircraft are as sleek and appealing as they are mission effective, such as the F-117 Nighthawk or the F-22 Raptor.  Even heavy aircraft…

Within the ranks of the military, there exists a certain rivalry between those who serve on the front lines and those who serve in the…

Since the use of weather/observation balloons in World War I, military forces have attempted to get a better understanding of their opposing forces.  And as…

It is a common theme among Medal of Honor recipients that they had no idea they were earning one in the midst of their gallant…

It is not an entirely uncommon occurrence for uniquely vicious battles to produce countless acts of inexplicable gallantry worthy of a nation’s highest military honor.…

On a cold October day in World War One Europe, two United States Marines took off into the sky for a strike against an enemy…

One might go so far as to say that the only rule of war is to survive. Committing atrocities against humankind aside, one might argue…