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Bill that would honor World War II’s secret commandos can’t seem to pass in Congress | The Washington Post

Bill that would honor World War II’s secret commandos can’t seem to pass in Congress | The Washington Post

A bill that would honor members of the World War II-era organization that was the forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency as well as some of the U.S. military’s most elite units has — despite broad bipartisan support — stalled in Congress.

The bill would bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on the few remaining veterans of the Office of Strategic Services, or OSS, many of whom who are in their 80s and 90s. The bill has 320 co-sponsors in the House, and a companion bill was unanimously passed in the Senate in March. The hold-up, however…

Source: Bill that would honor World War II’s secret commandos can’t seem to pass in Congress – The Washington Post