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The truth about suckers and losers; Despite what is reportedly said by the lunatic President of the United States, referring to our deceased military members as being suckers and losers, the truth is they are not.

They are heroes and men of honor. There is no more extraordinary service to the nation than giving one’s life for one’s country.

Here are the names of some from a list of 50 heroes;

1. Alvin York

> Rank: Corporal

> Military branch: Army

> Served in WWI

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross

York was a pacifist who took command of troops when senior officers were killed or put out of action. He proceeded to kill 28 Germans and captured 132 others.

2. Audie L. Murphy

> Rank: Second lieutenant

> Military branch: Army

> Served in WWII

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star

Murphy is the most decorated American soldier of World War II. Murphy, who saw combat in Italy and France, is credited with killing 240 German soldiers. He would go on to star in a movie about his life.

3 David McCampbell

> Rank: Commander

> Military branch: Navy

> Served in WWII

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Silver Star

McCampbell shot down 34 Japanese planes, engaging the enemy many times despite overwhelming odds. On Oct. 24, 1944, he shot down nine planes in 95 minutes.

4. Daniel J. Daly

> Rank: Gunnery sergeant

> Military branch: Marines

> Served in WWI

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross

One of 19 service members to be awarded the Medal of Honor twice, Daly was awarded his second medal for leading U.S. soldiers against Germans in World War I.

5. Desmond Doss

> Rank: Corporal

> Military branch: Army

> Served in WWII

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor

Doss, who was enlisted though he was a conscientious objector, was a medic in the Pacific theater of WWII. He received the Medal of Honor for saving lives while he was wounded during the fighting on Okinawa.

10. George A. Davis

> Rank: Major

> Military branch: Army/Air Force

> Served in WWII, Korean War

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star

Davis was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for risking and ultimately losing his life During the Korean War. Davis shot down two enemy MiG fighter jets and pursued a third, despite obvious peril, in February, 1952.

19. James E. Williams

> Rank: Boatswain’s mate first class

> Military branch: Navy

> Served in the Korean War, Vietnam War

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Navy Cross, Silver Star

Williams was the most decorated enlisted man in the history of the Navy. On Oct. 31, 1966, two U.S. patrol boats were searching for Viet Cong when they encountered a fleet of enemy sampans, or small boats. In the ensuring fight, Williams led the attack that eventually destroyed more than 65 enemy boats.

22. Joe R. Hooper

> Rank: Sergeant

> Military branch: Army/Navy

> Served in Vietnam War

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Silver Star

Hooper received the of Honor for heroism and bravery in the Vietnam War. In February 1968, under heavy fire, he single-handedly stormed multiple enemy-controlled bunkers, using grenades, a pistol, a rifle, and a bayonet and pressing on despite sustaining a serious bodily injury.

38. Melvin Morris

> Rank: Sergeant

> Military branch: Army

> Served in Vietnam War

> Medal(s) of valor: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross

Morris was cited for eliminating North Vietnamese positions with hand grenades and destroying four bunkers. He also recovered bodies of fallen comrades and helped wounded soldiers back to the United States.

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