13 Jan '18, 5pm

Marine Gunny Gets Medal of Honor Nod for Battle of Hue Actions

With backing from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, paperwork to upgrade the Navy Cross awarded to then-Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Canley to the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Hue City in 1968 was forwarded to President Donald Trump on Friday. "After giving careful consideration to the nomination, I agree that then-Gunnery Sergeant Canley's actions merit the award of the Medal of Honor," Mattis said last month in a letter to Rep. Julia Brownley, D-California, Canley's chief sponsor in Congress. Mattis noted that Congress would first have to waive the five-year limit for recommending the Medal of Honor, but once that happened, "I will provide my endorsement to the president." In a statement Friday, Brownley said the House waived the time limit on Dec. 21 and the Senate took similar action Thursday. All that is needed now is Trump's signature to give the nation's ...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/01/12/marine-gun...

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