Tag: Medal of Honor

Review: Mel Gibson Returns with ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Gibson’s first directorial effort in a decade, Hacksaw Ridge, is rated R for “intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody images,” warns the MPAA. And the film certainly earns every bit of that rating, which seems odd for a film about a pacifist.

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Unprecedented: Pentagon to Award Military Drone Pilots

The contributions and meritorious service of drone pilots who have been providing direct support for years to troops in and outside the combat zone are to be officially recognized by new awards the Pentagon is expected to create as part of a broad review of the medal award process conducted by the military services, defense officials revealed Wednesday.


Medal of Honor: Army Captain Florent Groberg

Retired Army Captain Florent Groberg was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, in recognition of valiant actions that left him maimed but saved many other lives. Specifically, he tackled a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.