The Soldiers You Never Hear About

Kate O’Beirne is saddened that, because of the nature of press coverage, the American public knows the names of the Abu Ghraib 7 but almost none of the recipients of several Navy Crosses, 128 Silver Stars, and 3,700-plus Purple Hearts. She does her bit by profiling a few of them.

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.

Comments

  1. carsick says:

    They’ve only given out 128 Silver Stars? The way everyone’s been talking about John Kerry’s military career, I assumed they gave those things out like candy.