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MstSgt. Raul Perez Benavidez
63 years old from El Campo, Texas
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group
August 5, 1935 – November 29, 1998
Raul (Roy) Benavidez has one of the most amazing stories. Injured in combat and declared to never walk again after stepping on a landmine. Not only did he walk again but he was able to get back to the battlefield where he was declared dead only to come back from 37 separate bayonet, bullet and shrapnel wounds to be awarded the Medal Of Honor.
You can read more on this hero’s amazing story here
These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.
Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To Look
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Christopher Lee (Kawaistiyowa)
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