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December 14, 2006

Specialist McGinnis update.

From my correspondent in the 1st Cav.

John,

MOH recommendation moved up today for Division Commander’s signature. We had some bad weather in Taji, but the packet was eventually specially flown from his unit’s FOB. FYI his battalion is assigned to 2/1 ID, one of our 7 BCTs, but was task organized to 2nd Brigade, 2nd ID, another of our 7 BCTs, so a lot of units will get the privilege of honoring his heroism.

First Team.

C

As I alluded to in my post and Matthew Maynard points out in full - there are 141 precedents. And, as Matt has pointed out - the kid was a lion.

Comments on Specialist McGinnis update.
AFSister briefed on December 14, 2006 11:52 AM

AMEN!
If the Catholics can fast-track humans into sainthood... surely we can do the same for our fallen heros.

Rod Thorsen briefed on December 14, 2006 07:25 PM

que bagpipes

Amazing Grace

sigh

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