Soldiers in World War One had to go out into the trenches, be shelled and charged, and vice versa. They risked being gassed and sniped every day they were out their.
The World War II Memorial is dedicated to all those fallen in the horrible conflict of the Second World War.
Soldiers have to risk their lives just by walking around in the previously Soviet-Occupied, mine infested grounds, of Afghanistan.
Soldiers are My Heroes because they show fortidude and risk their lives, some on a daily basis, and because they do what they do for the safety of others not for their own personal gain. Soldiers Are heroes because they are altruistic, fortitudinous, valorous, and are iconic to the U.S.
Desmond Doss was a U.S. who served as a combat medic with an infantry company in WW2. He was awarded with two bronze star medals or his actions on Guam and the Philippines, Doss further distinguished himself by saving 75 men in the battle of Okinawa and being awarded the Medal of Honor because of his actions. And becoming the first and only person to receive the award who was not killed in action. His life has been the subject of many books, a documentary, and the 2016 film Hacksaw Ridge.
The highest US military decoration, awarded by Congress to a member of the armed forces for gallantry and bravery in combat at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.