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Sunday, June 13, 2021

Senator asks Trump to ‘personally intervene’ in Medal of Honor upgrade for Vietnam war hero | Military Times

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A Vietnam veteran has senators sending a letter to the President asking for his heroism to be recognized by the Medal of Honor. Currently Capt. William Albracht has been awarded the Silver Star award for his sacrifice. However, this upgrade would make the award turn into the nation’s highest honor. In 2017 the Army Review Board Agency unanimously decided that the Silver Star was not sufficient for Albracht’s actions, but declined to recommend upgrading the award.

Source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-army/2020/12/17/senator-asks-trump-to-personally-intervene-in-medal-of-honor-upgrade-for-vietnam-war-hero/

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