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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Ryan M. Pitts
U.S. Army
George T. Sakato
U.S. Army
Bruce P. Crandall
U.S. Army
Ty M. Carter
U.S. Army
Charles Cris Hagemeister
U.S. Army
Harold A. Fritz
U.S. Army
Michael E. Thornton
U.S. Navy
Robert E. Simanek
U.S. Marine Corps

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.