A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of troops by sniffing out munitions.
UNCOMMON VALOR - This is what a HERO looks like. In 2010, he threw himself on a grenade to save his buddy. We don't just see Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter in this picture. We see an example of why we have our freedom. We see a MAN among men. We see someone we wish we could thank in person. #truehero
This man protected an orphanage (with 25 orphans run by this man's mother) in Kenya from a gang of thugs with machete. A hero! The Internet collected 65k (only 2k was needed) to help them secure the orphanage wall & land. *Making a Difference!*