• Archive for March, 2014

    MoH Project covers Supreme Court event

    by  • March 31, 2014 • Uncategorized

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    Students and faculty from the Medal of Honor Project visited Washington, D.C. Monday and Tuesday to cover a private screening of the documentary, Medal of Honor: The History. The event was hosted by Justice Samuel Alito at the United States Supreme Court. Joe Thompson and Chris Coyne, co-chairs of the Knoxville convention commissioned Knoxville-based...

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    OPPORTUNITY: Covering Honor Air 16

    by  • March 21, 2014 • Uncategorized

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    A couple months, a few JEM students went out to McGhee Tyson Airport to cover the return of Honor Air flight 15. It was an amazing experience to see over 1,000 people welcome home the World War II and Korean War veterans whom went on the flight.This time we are going to raise the...

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    Valor 24: New Invites to Knoxville

    by  • March 18, 2014 • Uncategorized

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    President Barack Obama will award 24 Medals of Honor in a White House ceremony Tuesday. The ceremony will be the largest of its kind, since World War II. The Valor 24 recipients are individuals from previous wars – World War II, Korea, and Vietnam – who due to prejudice or politics were not originally...

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    Report: Kyle Carpenter to receive Medal of Honor

    by  • March 5, 2014 • Uncategorized

    The Marine Corps TimesĀ is reporting that former Marine Kyle Carpenter will be awarded the Medal of Honor. The award stems from actions in Afghanistan when Carpenter was a 21-year-old lance corporal. According to reports, Carpenter dove on a grenade, saving the life of a fellow Marine. Carpenter was seriously wounded in the explosion, breaking...

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