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Thread: Somewhat off topic, but a salute to an Heroic young man from our Kentucky neighbors..

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    Thumbs up Somewhat off topic, but a salute to an Heroic young man from our Kentucky neighbors..

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    "I would rather have this medal than be President." President Harry S. Truman, former artillery battery commander in WWI.

    And, yes, it is traditional to render the hand salute to those who have earned the Medal of Honor.

    This young man can forever more hold his head high whatever company he is in.

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    In response to the age old question, "Where do we find such men?"

    Answer: From all walks of life in America, home of the brave and freedom loving countrymen.
    You will not rise to the occasion; you will fall back on your level of training. Archilochus, 650 BC

    Old and treacherous will beat young and skilled every time. Yata hey.

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    As with Iwo Jima, uncommon valor is a common virtue
    cheers - okboomer
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    This is a TRUE hero!! ""People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." I am thankful every day for men like this and all those who are willing to pay the ultimate price to secure our freedom.
    "When seconds count between living or dying, the police are only minutes away."

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    Regular Member KRM59's Avatar
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    What can i say?

    I am filled with Pride,
    not only for this fine young man but everyone of them serving.
    "To disarm the people is the most effectual way to enslave them."
    - George Mason

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