Military May 14, 2019

By Jared Keller: The oldest Medal of Honor recipient has died nearly 75 years after jumping on a grenade to save his fellow soldiers

Robert Dale Maxwell (October 26, 1920 – May 11, 2019) was a United States Army combat soldier and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration for valor—the Medal of Honor—for his heroism in France during World War II.


By Paul Szoldra: Lt. Col. in charge of Corps’ 1st Recon was fired over ‘credible’ allegations of domestic violence | By Gina Harkins: Top Enlisted Navy Leader with California Helicopter Squadron Relieved
By Jeff Schogol: Navy prosecutor accused of trying to spy on defense attorneys for two Navy SEALs | By Gina Harkins: Marine F-35B Suffers Millions in Damages After Runway Bird Strike
The Associated Press: Jacksonville, Florida, Plans Memorial for 1983 Beirut Bombing
By Paul Szoldra: The transcript of the pilots talking through their creation of ‘sky dong’ is better than their drawing
By Jim Garamone: Dunford Accepts Eisenhower Award, Calls for Industry, DOD Cooperation

Bruce Perry Crandall (born February 17, 1933)[2] is a retired U.S. Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions as a pilot during the Battle of Ia Drang on November 14, 1965 in South Vietnam. During the battle, he flew 22 missions in an unarmed helicopter into enemy fire to evacuate more than 70 wounded and bring ammunition and supplies to US forces. By the end of the Vietnam War, he had flown more than 900 combat missions. He retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel and worked several jobs in different states before settling down with his wife in his home state of Washington.