Friday, September 16, 2011

Medals For Some, Not For Others

Sergeant Dakota Meyer, USMC, was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama today.

But why is US Army Captain William Swenson, who Meyer credited with saving his life in that battle at Ganjgal, not receiving any recognition in his own right?

Did the Army deny Swenson a medal because he blasted rear-area personnel who refused to provide artillery and air support in the battle?

Click the link to read the article and decide for yourself.

Update: More here. (Capt. Swenson sounds a lot like John Ringo's Bandit Six in this article.)

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