March 18th, 2014


Лучше поздно, чем никогда

'Better late than never': Awarding 24 belated Medals of Honor

Politics Confidential

Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris was just 27 when his actions during the Vietnam War earned him the Medal of Honor, but it wasn’t until now, at age 72, that Morris will be properly acknowledged.

President Obama will recognize Morris Tuesday, along with 23 other overdue Medal of Honor recipients who served during World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam, to which Morris said “better late than never.”
Collapse )