Staff Sgt. Ronald Ball displays photos of his sons that he keeps in his wallet.

Transcending Tragedy

28 July 2014

Former police officer endures wife’s death to raise sons, join the Air Force

Staff Sgt. Steven Doty laughs at a joke told by guest speaker Navy Capt. Raymond Benedict during Doty's Soldier's Medal ceremony at Fort Meade, Md. Benedict, the Center for Security Forces commanding officer, nominated Doty to receive the medal for his heroic actions while deployed to Afghanistan.

Above and Beyond

10 March 2014

Combat photographer earns Soldier’s Medal after rescuing crashed helo crew