12 Epic Reasons Someone Was Awarded The Medal of Honor

Roy P. Benavidez


Almost fifty years ago during the Vietnam war, Benavidez heard a distress call over the radio from a unit of twelve Green Berets that were surrounding by close to 1,000 of the enemy. Without hesitation, Benavidez jumped in the rescue helicopter armed just with a knife and a first aid kit. When the helicopter landed, he jumped out and ran as fast as he could across two hundred feet of open land, continuously being fired upon by both small arms and machine guns. He was shot four times – twice in his leg and twice in his face. But that didn’t stop him…