Posts tagged ‘military awards’

A study conducted by researchers from the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System reveal that Veterans of the World War II and Korean War eras who received Purple Hearts tend to live longer, as opposed to their comrades who did not receive the medal. A feature in the Navy Times shared that the study involved an [...]

The Department of the Navy (DoN) awarded deserving commands and installations with the 2010 Safety Excellence Award for their safety programs. The awarding was conducted on July 7, at the U.S. Navy Memorial, and was led by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, as shared in a feature on the Navy website. The Secretary said: [...]

Fire Controlman 1st Class (SW) Shawn A. Walker, a USS O’Kane Sailor, has been named Defender of the Year, according to a feature on the Navy website. Walker received the award during the first annual Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) Defenders of the Year Awards Banquet in Alexandria, Virginia. Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Vice Chief [...]

The Navy Times website has this icon inviting people to submit nominees for the 2010 Service Members of the Year. The awards are given by the Military Times. It was established in 2001 by Army Times Publishing Company, publisher of the Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. Nominees may be [...]