Medal of Honor recipient Capt. William Swenson

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 1:56pm

Capt. Willian Swenson, "An award, it's value is the ribbon, the brass, the production value. But the value of the award is truly what we as a nation put into it, what we value it as. And today I stand with the Medal of Honor. But this award was earned with a team, a team of our finest - marines, army, air force, navy, and our Afghan partners standing side-by-side. And now that team includes Gold Star families who lost their fathers, sons, and husbands that day. This medal represents them. It represents us."

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