Sunday, January 31, 2016

Iran’s Supreme Leader Gives Medals For The Capture Of U.S. Sailors

An undated picture released by Iran's Revolutionary Guards website shows American sailors sitting in a unknown place in Iran. REUTERS/SEPAHNEWS.IR/TIMA/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS

Trend: Iran’s Supreme Leader awards IRGC navy commanders

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei awarded medals to IRGC naval commanders, following the recent arrest of US marines who trespassed into Iran’s territorial waters.

Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, the commander of the IRGC Navy, as well as four other IRGC navy commanders received Medals of “Fath" (Conquer) from Khamenei on Jan. 31, the leader’s official website reported.

Khamenei further agreed on rank promotion of the IRGC staff, involved in the operation over the request of the Armed Forces General Command Headquarters.

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Update: Iran gives medals for capture of U.S. sailors (Reuters).

WNU Editor: Talk about sticking it in the eye of the Americans.


Don Bacon said...

The US has stuck crippling economic sanctions (and more) in Iran's eye for years, now it's payback time.

hurhur said...

payback haha

this worthless medal plus all the hilarious propaganda made from this insignificant event displays the desperation of the iranian regime....

reminds me of a medal ive been hearing about in the usarmy, apparently offered to soldiers who decide not to fire back when being fired upon.

giving them a medal for being useless only solidifies their uselessness.