Jeff Edwards

Articles by Jeff Edwards:

When there is no personal account of the valor it takes to receive a Medal of Honor it is most often because the gallant have…

When his first request to join the firefight inflicting a heavy toll on his friends was denied, Corporal Dakota Meyer obeyed. He could hear the…

For many young people, the outbreak of the greatest War this planet had ever seen would come just a little too early for them to…

In an early attempt to gain a foothold across the Rhine in 1944, the Allies launched Operation Market Garden which turned out to be what…

One might presume a nickname such as ‘Fats” was given as an insult, but when you find out a little bit more about the man…

It is a story that almost seems too sensational to be true, but many who have known the loyalty of a dog might not doubt it…

  It was the height of the Vietnam War. When the 3rd Battalion of the 187th Infantry decided to add a fourth company to their…

To be clear, there have been multiple Marines who displayed inexplicable gallantry in combat warranting a Medal of Honor before they were subsequently captured.  However,…

The United States Marine Corps considers themselves experts in the art of close air support, but getting to that point was a process of experimentation…

If you ask any combat infantryman, you will hear that there are men who make their life easy in garrison and men who make their…

Early on after the start of the Korean War, it became clear that superior North Korean numbers and ill-prepared South Korea defenders would mean a…

While it might be disappointing to find out that there was no single individual who became a football star at Alabama, received the Medal of…