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Amari and Janeli

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on 9 September 2016

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Transcript of Amari and Janeli

Sammy Davis:
Sammy Lee Davis is an American who served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded the Nation's highest military Medal of Honor. Davis was subsequently promoted to sergeant an received the Medal of Honor the following year from president Lyndon B. Johnson After he was presented the medal at the White house ceremony, Davis played "Oh Shenandoah" on his harmonica in memory of the men he served with in Vietnam.
George Biegler:
He was a captain in the U.S. Army. H fought in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and the Philippine-American War. During the Philippine-American War, him and 19 other men killed 300 of the enemy soldiers on October 21, 1900 on Loac, Luzon on the Philippine Island.
Willie Johnston:
Doing something that would normally frighten one.
Showing greats amounts of courage, especially in battle.
Amari and Janeli
Mary Walker:
Medal of Honor:
Medal of Honor
The highest U.S. 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. It can only be distributed by the Presidents of the United States, and one must earned it by showing courage, honor, patriotism and valor.
She is the first woman to recieve the Medal of Honor. She was a assistant surgeon in the Civil War. During her time working, she was captured by the Confederates, but upon her release, she continued her work as a assistant Surgeon. After she first received the Medal of Honor it was taken away, but she continued to wear it to her death bed. She eventually earned it back, though it was after her death.
Devotion, and general love for one's COuntry.
Having respect, and integrity in one's beliefs
William H. Johnston was a drummer boy in a Company D of the 3rd Vermont Infantry. His service during the Seven Days retreat in the Peninsula campaign was exemplary. He was the only drummer in his division to come away with his instrument, during a general rout. His superiors considered this a meritorious feat, when fellow soldiers had thrown away their guns
Medal of Honor recipients show courage just by joining the Armed Forces, they know going in that they could be risking their lives, and yet they do it any way
Medal of Honor recipients show plenty of Valor. For example, George W. Bielger ran into battle with few people, against over 300 enemy soldiers. The chances of survival are very slim, yet he went into battle anyway, that's valor.
Any recipient shows patriotism. The fact that they volunteer to do something such as fight in the armed forces, or in Mary E. Walker's case, heal others in the middle of a battle field. when people like Willie Johnston dream their whole lives to do something like that for their country.
As a important trait, every Medal of Honor recipient must have this. To have their beliefs, and respect for those things, this could be the most important trait of them, though all have their importance.
The valor, patriotism, courage, and honor are such strong traits for one to have, and the fact that these soldiers all show these traits, so strongly is amazing.
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