Saturday, March 16, 2013

Congressional Medal Proposed For Ex-SEALs Killed In Benghazi

Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods

Congressional Medal Proposed For Ex-SEALs Killed In Benghazi -- ABC News

Two former Navy SEALs who were killed responding to the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya last September could be honored with a Congressional medal for their bravery, if a group of Republican lawmakers gets its way.

“They went above and beyond the call of duty,” Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, told ABC News. With nine fellow Republican co-sponsors, Hunter introduced legislation Thursday that would posthumously award ex-SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the highest honors given by Congress.

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Medal proposed for Benghazi SEALs -- UT San Diego

My Comment: They are not going to be considered. The White House wants the Benghazi disaster to go away .... the last thing that they want to do is highlight this debacle by honoring two brave men who sacrificed their lives while doing their jobs.

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