AUSA Graphic Novel Features Legendary Army Ranger

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AUSA Graphic Novel Features Legendary Army Ranger

Retired Col. Ralph Puckett, a legendary and revered Army Ranger who fought in Korea and Vietnam, is the subject of the latest graphic novel in the Association of the U.S. Army’s series on recipients of the Medal of Honor. 

Medal of Honor: Ralph Puckett tells of Puckett’s actions as commander of the 8th Army Ranger Company during the Korean War, when he led his new unit to capture a frozen hilltop near the Chinese border and battled multiple counterattacks by a much larger enemy force.

Korean War Hero, Longtime AUSA Leader Dies

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Korean War Hero, Longtime AUSA Leader Dies

Retired Maj. Gen. John Hemphill, a recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions in Korea and longtime volunteer leader with the Association of the U.S. Army, died May 21 at the age of 93.

Korean War Hero, Medal of Honor Recipient Dies

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Korean War Hero, Medal of Honor Recipient Dies

Ernest West, who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Korean War, has died. He was 89.

A native of Russell, Kentucky, and honorary life member of the Association of the U.S. Army, West died May 1 at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. 

On Oct. 12, 1952, West, a private first class with the 3rd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, volunteered to join a combat patrol near Sataeri, Korea, to look for an enemy outpost. 

Legendary Army Ranger to Receive Medal of Honor

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Legendary Army Ranger to Receive Medal of Honor

Retired Col. Ralph Puckett, a legendary Army Ranger highly decorated for valor in Korea and Vietnam, will receive the Medal of Honor for his actions in November 1950 during the Korean War.

President Joe Biden called Puckett, 94, on April 30 to inform him that he would receive the nation’s highest award for valor, The Washington Postreported. The award would make Puckett one of the most highly decorated soldiers in U.S. history.

New Exhibit Honors Soldiers of ‘Forgotten War’

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New Exhibit Honors Soldiers of ‘Forgotten War’

The Army is making sure the Korean War, a conflict that took 36,000 American lives and is often referred to as “the Forgotten War,” is anything but forgotten as the 69th anniversary of its beginning approaches.

“Where the Hell is Korea? Warfare in the Land of Sorrow,” a new exhibit opening May 18 at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center at Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania, showcases the war’s timeline and presents stories of soldiers who fought on the front lines and those who supported them.