There are potentially thousands of Americans who could honor this page. They have been called on to defend democratic values and to help keep the peace
in nations around the world. American men and women fought bravely in many battles and have honoured their country through exceptional actions under the most
Democracy has not come easy for United States. A long and
deadly civil war can attest to that. Those who fill military roles believe the values of their country serve to make it a better country. Many American lives have been affected by the fighting and loss of life in
various wars around the world in the past and today. Their heroism and why they fought for United States must never be forgotten.
It is fortunate that we have individual men and women who deeply believe that America must be protected and volunteer to
take part in military service. Because of their leadership and commitment, the values Americans deeply care about are protected and these same values are sought by the citizentry in
many other countries.