Introduction Daniel Ken Inouye (/iːˈnoʊˌeɪ/ ee-NOH-ay; Japanese name: 井上 建, Inoue Ken; 07 September 1924 to 17 December 2012) was an American lawyer and politician who served as a United States senator from Hawaii from 1963 until his death in 2012. Beginning in 1959, he was the first US representative for the State of Hawaii.… Read More
Who was Arthur MacArthur Jr.?
Introduction Arthur MacArthur Jr. (02 June 1845 to 05 September 1912) was a lieutenant general of the United States Army. He became the military Governor-General of the American-occupied Philippines in 1900; his term ended a year later due to clashes with the civilian governor, future-US President William Howard Taft. His son, Douglas MacArthur, was one… Read More
Who is Bob Kerrey?
Introduction Joseph Robert Kerrey (born 27 August 1943) is an American politician who served as the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. Before entering politics, he served in the Vietnam War as a United States Navy SEAL officer and was awarded… Read More
Who was Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright?
Introduction Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright IV (23 August 1883 to 02 September 1953) was a career US Army officer and the Commander of Allied forces in the Philippines at the time Japan surrendered to the United States, during World War II. Wainwright was a recipient of the Medal of Honour for his courageous leadership during the… Read More
Who was James Anderson Jr.?
Introduction Private First Class James Anderson Jr. (22 January 1947 to 28 February 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honour for heroism while serving in Vietnam in February 1967. When his Medal of Honour was awarded on 21 August 1968, he became the first African-American US Marine recipient of… Read More
Who was Roy Benavidez?
Introduction Master Sergeant Raul Perez “Roy” Benavidez (05 August 1935 to 29 November 1998) was a United States Army master sergeant who was awarded the Medal of Honour for his valorous actions in combat near Lộc Ninh, South Vietnam on 02 May 1968, while serving as a member of the United States Army Special Forces… Read More
Who was Jon R. Cavaiani?
Introduction Jon Robert Cavaiani (02 August 1943 to 29 July 2014) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honour, for his actions in the Vietnam War. Biography Cavaiani was born in Murphys, County Offaly, Ireland, and went to England a short time afterwards.… Read More
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