Capt. William D. Swenson MOH

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I'm sorry that he experienced what he did. It's sad that he couldn't get the backup he needed that could have saved the lives of our troops.
 
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Pretty hardcore to get the Medal of Honor. The guy kinda looked like he didnt want to be there though.
there's likely a reason for that. I refer back to what Marcus Luttrell said about it in his book

"There’s a lot of awards in the military, but when you see a Medal of Honor, you know whatever they went through is pretty horrible. You don’t congratulate anyone when you see it,"
 
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there's likely a reason for that. I refer back to what Marcus Luttrell said about it in his book
Yeah I know. While not as hard core as a MoA I do have several combat valor medals. (USAF so things like not getting to stay at Embassy Suites..or having my rental car reservation messed up during deployments).

I can also assume its probably nerve wracking standing with the President in a room full of people and cameras.
 

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