For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty. Meet the living recipients:
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Robert D. Maxwell
U.S. Army
Thomas Jerome Hudner Jr.
U.S. Navy
Michael E. Thornton
U.S. Navy
Melvin Morris
U.S. Army
Leo K. Thorsness
U.S. Air Force
Gary B. Beikirch
U.S. Army
Joseph R. Kerrey
U.S. Navy
Gary Rose

Honoring Our Heroes

World War II veteran Sam Hardman, spokesman for HonorAir Knoxville and member of the East Tennessee Military Affairs Council, passed away Aug. 16, 2013. He was 95.