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Marine awarded Medal of Honor

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/09/2011

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"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Marine who saved 36 of his comrades' lives during an ambush in Afghanistan was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, the first living Marine to win the highest U.S. military decoration since the Vietnam War. "Sergeant Dakota Meyer, 23, had the light blue ribbon of the Medal of Honor draped around his neck by President Barack Obama at a glittering White House ceremony. "Meyer, a native of Columbia, Kentucky, was part of a U.S. team training Afghan security forces when they were attacked by about 50 insurgents on September 8, 2009, in Kunar province, eastern Afghanistan." Read on...
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"Marine awarded Medal of Honor", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), septembre 2011. Consulté le 22/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/marine-awarded-medal-of-honor