Thursday, June 16, 2005

V for Valor, not Valedictorian

The word valedictorian may be losing its significance(see the post below), but the V for Valor is still extremely meaningful. In an awards ceremony today at Camp Liberty, Iraq, 10 soldiers were awarded 14 medals for their heroic actions on March 20th in Iraq.

For a complete report on the awards, check out the story on Raven 42 at Castle Argghhh! Among the 14 medals awarded, 7 carry the V for Valor, and one of the 14 is the first Silver Star awarded to a woman since WWII.

If you haven't read the story of Raven 42 previously, the details can be found in earlier posts at Castle Argghhh and Blackfive.