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My thanks to desertdaveataol on the Military Fools board for this story!

And my thanks to President Trump, who unlike 0bama, recognizes those who serve and protect our nation!!

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6854751/Trump-award...

"President Trump to award his eighth Medal of Honor since taking office to an Army Sergeant who died tackling a suicide bomber in Iraq

• Army Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins, 31, died in Iraq in June 2007 saving three others
• Atkins was attempting to subdue an insurgent when he realized the man was attempting to detonate a bomb strapped to his body
• Atkins immediately tackled the bomber and dived on top of him, in a bid to limit the blast - saving the lives of three comrades
• Trump has handed out eight Medals of Honor since taking office two years ago
• No arts, humanities or science medals have been handed out since September 2016, when Barack Obama was president

By Associated Press and Luke Kenton For Dailymail.com

Published: 01:05 EDT, 27 March 2019 | Updated: 02:48 EDT, 27 March 2019

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Regards, Ken
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