Hyman Rickover (1900 – 1986) was a four-star admiral of the US Navy and the father of the US nuclear navy. All of our current nuclear navy, which includes 200 nuke subs and 23 nuke capital ships was developed because of his skill, political savvy and knowledge. He was a brilliant American who moved the US Navy far ahead of all of our enemies and competitors. During his record 63 years in the Navy, his team never had a single nuclear accident while developing/building nuclear powered ships.
Chris Kyle. Did 4 tours in Iraq and considered the deadliest sniper in American history. Author of the best selling book "American Sniper" was shot and killed on a gun range counseling military veterans dealing with PTSD. An American hero and native Texan. R.I.P.
Sunita Williams holds the record for the longest space flight by a women, number of spacewalks for a female, and most spacewalk time. Sunita Williams is the only women to be commander of the International Space Station and is a U.S. Navy veteran.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta outlined new initiatives that will change the way the military deals with sexual assault. For example, this will include a "special victims unit" where victims can seek treatment while still remaining on active status.