National Medal of Honor Day

Today, the Congressional Medal of Honor is recognized as the highest possible military honor, bestowed for personal acts of bravery, courage, and self-sacrifice in the line of duty.


The Man Who Went Supersonic

Chuck Yeager with the X-1 rocket plane

Chuck Yeager was born on February 13, 1923 in Myra, West Virginia. First as a WWII fighter pilot, then as a legendary test pilot, Yeager would test the limits of human flight.