Valor – A Gathering of Eagles

VALOR – A Gathering of Eagles is “advice for life” from 117 men who received the Medal of Honor. The advice of each individual is accompanied by their citation for the Medal of Honor. The eleven men featured in the Family Net video VALOR all wrote an inspirational story for the book.

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  • First Sergeant Nicky D. Bacon – Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company B, 4th Battalion, 21st Infantry, 11th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. U.S. Army (Ret.) West of Tam Ky, Republic of Vietnam, 8/26/68
  • Gary B. Beikirch -Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company B, 5th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces. Kontum Province, Republic of Vietnam, 4/1/70
  • Major General Patrick Brady – Major, U.S. Army, Medical Service Corps, 54th Medical Detachment, 67th Medical Group, 44th Medical Brigade Near Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam, 1/6/68
  • Charles H. Coolidge -Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company M, 141st Infantry, 36th Infantry Division ast of Belmont sur Buttant, France, 24-27 October 1944
  • Desmond T. Doss – Private First Class, U.S. Army, Medical Detachment, 307th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division Near Urasoe Mura, Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 4/29–5/21/45
  • Walter D. Ehlers -Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Medal of Honor, WWII
  • Brigadier General Joseph Foss – Captain, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, Marine Fighting Squadron 121, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Over Guadalcanal, 9 October to 19 November 1942, 15 and 23 January 1943
  • Rodolfo “Rudy” Hernandez – Corporal, U.S. Army, Company G, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team Near Wontong-ni, Korea, 31 May 1951
  • Robert D. Maxwell – Technician Fifth Grade, U.S. Army, 7th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division Near Besancon, France, 7 September 1944
  • Colonel Mitchell Paige – Platoon Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps Solomon Islands, 26 October 1942
  • Colonel Leo K. Thorsness – Lieutenant Colonel (then Maj.), U.S. Air Force, 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron Over North Vietnam, 19 April 1967