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CMSGT Fred Archer, Tuskegee Airmen, The first African American to earn the rank of Chief Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force

Dakota Meyer, 23, is the third living recipient — and first living Marine recipient — of the nation’s highest combat honor for actions in the Iraq and Afghanistan. No living Marine has received the award in the last 38 years.

Afghanistan veteran 24-year-old , Alex Minsky. Alex lost his leg when his truck rolled over an improvised explosive device. Alex journey back to life wasn’t easy. He has overcome some difficult times and come out on top. Now rising model and most importantly an inspirational hero for countless people with disabilities who proves life can continue even after that in all it’s beauty.

Meet Spc. Monica Brown, 19, an Army medic. A vehicle was hit by an IED, her sergeant yelled, "Doc, let's go," and she went. She spotted two injured soldiers, under intense fire dragged them to cover, then received mortar shells and covered the injured with her body and started repairing them through a two hour fight. She saved them both, and received the Silver Star.

Meet COL Roger Lintz, U.S. Army, and his Paws for Purple Hearts Service Dog, Niles. COL Lintz suffered serious spinal injuries and was later diagnosed with PTSD while deployed in Iraq.

Firefighters administer oxygen to cats rescued from a fire. | Shared by LION

Firefighter gives oxygen to mother cat while kitten waits. :)

Milton Police Officer Larry Lundrigan and his Partner K9 Hunter at the Boston Marathon bombing site. Credit Charlie Mahoney / Prime for NBC News

Oldest Woman Veteran Throws Out 1st Pitch--102 yrs old, a WWII Army veteran, and a Romanian immigrant who left Romania at the start of WWI. LOVE IT!

9/11/01 Hero- Brought down flight 93 when it was hijacked

Using CPR and oxygen, firefighters worked for about 30 minutes Thursday to revive a dog named Corky, who they rescued from a burning house in east Fort Worth.

Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge. Kevin Briggs, a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol who has talked hundreds of people out of jumping of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco..

A stray kitten trapped inside Lincoln statue for three days rescued by a firefighter in Florida. Local fire officials were forced to drill a hole at the top of the statue, and a firefighter was lowered inside to retrieve the tiny feline. The kitten—fittingly named Abe—was treated for dehydration but is expected to make a full recovery:)

Cpl. Kory Wiens was so fond of Cooper, the military dog he worked with, that he planned to stay in the Army long enough to adopt him when the Labrador retriever's bomb-sniffing career was over. Even though their time was cut short when Wiens and Cooper were killed by an improvised bomb while patrolling in Iraq in 2007, they remain together in death and in memory: their ashes were buried together in Wiens' hometown of Dallas, Ore. And on Friday, an infantry post in Colorado dedicated a dog ...

Awesome Firefighters Revive Dog From House Fire || To some people it was "just a dog," to the dog's owners, it was a family member, to the dog, its family is its world. What a blessing that the firemen were able to revive the family dog. :)