Clifford Chester Sims, a Staff Sergeant in Vietnam, and Medal of Honor recipient. Sims was honored for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty." He threw himself on a triggered booby-trap device, taking the entire blast to save his squad.
Medic Kate Nesbitt receiving The Military Cross for bravery under fire from Prince Charles. Standing just 5ft tall Kate sprinted 70yards under Taliban fire to attend LC John List who had been shot through the mouth and was choking to death, she stayed for 40 minutes attending him saving his life all the while being targeted by the Taliban. What an amazing 21 year old, an amazing young women to be proud of
Medic becomes first woman in Royal Navy to be awarded the Military Cross after tending to soldier under Taliban fire