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Only 12 Army Rangers who served in World War II are still alive, and they just received Congress' highest award for achievement

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

US Army Rangers run through a wall of fire training in 1943. Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images
The White House and Congress recently recognized the US Army Ranger veterans of World War II.
Rangers played a crucial role in some of the war's most important battles, including D-Day.
Of the 7,000 Rangers who fought in World War II, only a dozen are still alive to receive the award.
The White House and Congress recently recognized the few remaining World War II veterans of a legendary special-operations unit. In June, President Joe Biden signed legislation awarding the...
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