Posted on Oct 15, 2015
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The U.S. military has fought in overseas wars since 1801 (The First Barbary War). Foreign leaders have at times wanted to recognize U.S. Soldiers. A few of these military hero have been recognized by being knighted as an official thanks. "For American citizens the honor comes without the title of “sir” or any of the official perks, but it’s still way better than a challenge coin." What a wonderful honor to have bestowed upon them.
http://www.wearethemighty.com/lists/american-knights
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SPC Margaret Higgins
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WOW! CPT (Join to see)! I did not know this about these men. Not surprising about most; but President George H W Bush...!
Thank you for enlightening me.
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SFC Mark Merino
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Sir Mix A Lot?
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SFC Mark Merino
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Don't forget Jack Ryan...lol
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Capt Walter Miller
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General Robert Neyland was knighted.

Neyland's 1938 team went undefeated and was proclaimed national champion by several minor outlets. His 1939 squad is notable for being the last college football team to go an entire regular season unscored upon, shutting out every opponent; his team was then shut out by USC in the Rose Bowl. From November 5, 1938 to December 9, 1939, the Vols ran off 17 straight shutouts and 71 consecutive shutout quarters—records that have never been seriously threatened. Neyland completed another undefeated regular season in 1940. He was recalled to military service again in 1941. In World War II Neyland served in the China-Burma-India Theater, supervising the transportation of material through monsoons and across the Himalayas to the troops commanded by General "Vinegar" Joe Stillwell. During his military career he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal and the Legion of Merit and made a member of the Order of the British Empire.

Go Vols!

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