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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Will Swenson
Former Army Capt. William D. Swenson, whose heroic actions in a deadly Afghan battle were captured on video, received the nation's highest military award, the Medal of Honor, from President Obama at the White House on Tuesday
In more than a decade of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Medal of Honor — the highest award for combat bravery — has been awarded five times to living recipients. On Oct. 15, the Medal of Honor will be presented to another living recipient, marking the sixth time since Sept. 11, 2001, that a member of the armed forces will stand before the commander in chief to receive the nation's most revered combat valor award.
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A Marine combat veteran who now serves on the House Armed Services Committee said Monday that in at least two recent cases, the system for evaluating Medal of Honor nominations has gone awry, and he blamed bureaucratic infighting for keeping one of the men from a fair appraisal.
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As the leading officer on the ground, he was right to express his frustration the way he did.
He had requested support during the ambush and was critical of officers who failed to send it, according to Army Times, which said Capt. Swenson left the Army last year.