RunRyder RC
WATCH
 1 page 335 views POST REPLY
HomeOff Topics › Quiet Hero...
10-23-2017 03:42 PM  13 months agoPost 1
sjgusmc21

rrApprentice

San Antonio, Texas

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

Army Capt. Gary Rose to get Medal of Honor:

Officially, retired Army Capt. Gary “Mike” Rose was never in Laos at the height of the Vietnam War.

Rose, now 69, served as a medic in the Military Assistance Command Studies and Observations Group, an elite division of the Special Forces. It was so secret that, for more than four decades, he never spoke about it to anyone – not even the people he served with.

Those that served with him, however, never forgot the bravery he showed during a four-day mission, called “Operation Tailwind,” in the landlocked country in September 1970.

Rose, then a sergeant, ran through a hail of gunfire to treat more than 50 soldiers who were fighting the North Vietnamese Army – using one hand to hoist wounded men onto his back while he fired on the enemy with his other hand.

In spite of his own injuries, he didn’t sleep for days to make sure all 16 American soldiers deployed with him made it home.

They did.

PM  EMAIL  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
10-23-2017 06:53 PM  13 months agoPost 2
Heli_Splatter

rrElite Veteran

USA

My Posts: All  Forum  Topic

Why does it take so long. He should have had this award a long time ago. OK understand the mission was secret, but still?

PM  EMAIL  GALLERY  Attn:RR  Quote
WATCH
 1 page 335 views POST REPLY
HomeOff Topics › Quiet Hero...
 Print TOPIC  Make Suggestion 

 1  Topic Subscribe

Wednesday, November 21 - 6:35 am - Copyright © 2000-2018 RunRyder   EMAILEnable Cookies

The RC discussion world needs to consolidate. RR is now one choice for that. Its software is cutting edge. It hosts on-topic advertising. Help RR increase traffic buy making suggestions, posting in RR's new areas (sites) and by spreading the word.

The RunRyder Difference

• Category system to allow Rep/Vendor postings.
• Classifieds with sold (hidden) category.
• Classifieds with separate view new.
• Answer PMs offsite via email reply.
• Member gallery photos with advanced scripting.
• Gallery photo viewer integrated into postings.
• Highly refined search with advanced back end.
• Hosts its own high end fast response servers.
• Hosts thousands of HD event coverage videos.
• Rewrote entire code base with latest technology.
• No off-topic (annoying) click bait advertising.
Login Here
 New Subscriptions 
 Buddies Online