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September 13, 2010

Meet Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta, Medal Of Honor Recipient

An American hero gives his first TV interview.

This was a tease for the interview that aired this evening, I'll keep an eye for the full story.

It's about time the military did this. I refuse to believe that after 9 years of war in Afghanistan and 7+ in Iraq, only 7 men (including Giunta) have done something to merit the Medal of Honor. I have no idea why the military has taken this approach to the Medal of Honor but it does the whole nation a disservice. It's about more than the men and women who might be considered for the Medal, they do not act out of a desire for medals or recognition but those that will come after them need inspirational figures. Our country needs these heroes, especially those that survive.

Thank God for men like SSG Salvatore Giunta.


(I corrected the abbreviation for Staff Sergeant. Thanks to Ed for the heads up)


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