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Old 22 September 2017, 09:42
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Green Beret to receive MOH

RVN veteran, Green Beret,Gary"Mike"Rose,5th Group, will be awarded the MOH at the Whitehouse October 23rd.
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Old 22 September 2017, 09:57
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Sort of an odd case, as Gary Rose is very well known in SF circles, and his heroism on that operation is well-known and the stuff of legend for SF medics. Usually belated MOH cases involve awards that were lost in the paperwork shuffle, not upgrades 50 years later requiring congressional action.

Regardless, he deserves it.
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Old 22 September 2017, 11:11
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Remember reading a series of articles on that operation in SOF as a teenager, the angle was to give true story instead of some BS controversy on gas use by another vet IIRC
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Old 22 September 2017, 19:14
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Saw this on LI today, good stuff.
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Old 22 September 2017, 21:29
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Old 23 September 2017, 08:41
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Old 23 September 2017, 09:08
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Awesome news! I'm glad he is getting recognized for his actions. Well deserved!
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Old 29 September 2017, 10:34
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I had never heard his story before looking it up today. Don't even have words. Humbled and proud that men like that exist.
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