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Trump Presents Medal of Honor to Vietnam War Medic

October 24, 2017

From the Military.com website

President Donald Trump on Monday presented the nation’s highest award for valor to a former Green Beret medic for his heroism on a secret operation during the Vietnam War.

At a White House ceremony, Trump presented the Medal of Honor to retired Army Capt. Gary Michael “Mike” Rose for treating as many as 70 wounded soldiers during Operation Tailwind from Sept. 11 to Sept. 14, 1970.

For many years after the war, Rose never spoke of the operation until it was declassified in 1998.

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The photograph is from Captain Rose’s Hall of Heroes induction ceremony

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