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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2020 3:30 p.m. PST

…50 men


"When the average person thinks of Medal of Honor recipients, the idea usually conjures up images of men storming the beaches of Normandy or holding off an onslaught of enemy troops in Korea or Vietnam. Heck, some people only think of films such as Rambo. That's just the world we live in.

However, it often slips the national consciousness that the US has been embroiled in nonstop conflict for fifteen years, with several US service members earning the Medal of Honor in Iraq and Afghanistan to date- eighteen to be exact.

One of those recipients was the first of four men to receive the MOH in the Iraq War, receiving it posthumously (as did all recipients in that particular conflict) after repelling an onslaught of Iraqi Republican Guard troops, killing over fifty of them before falling in battle…"
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Uparmored31 Jul 2020 2:20 a.m. PST

Well aware of Smith's actions. A real American hero. Rest in Peace.

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