MOH Winner and Most Decorated Soldier Dies

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  1. BountyHunter

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    Col Robert Howard died on 23 Dec. He was our nations most highly decorated soldier with 1 Medal of Honor (MOH) and 3 nominations for the MOH, 2 Distinguished Service Crosses, Silver Star, etc with 8 Purple Hearts for over 14 documented wounds. That is not counting the Red Chinese belt buckle that he had framed in his office. Was not given; but taken! :D

    He was a true warrior and it was my privilege to work with and for him from 1981-1984 at JFKSWC at Fort Bragg.

    Herman Harke (BountyHunter)
    Maj (Ret) Special Forces
     
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  2. MN Hunter

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    The definition of a true Hero - May God rest his soul.
     

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    Sounds like he was a very special breed of man, we could use more like him.

    Chris
     
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    I will read about him I have seen his pic in the JFKSWC

    May he walk in Valhalla
     
  6. Chas1

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    A greatful nation bids him farewell and heaven welcomes him home. May his soul rest in peace.
     
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    Lest we forget....the real price of freedom. Well done soldier,well done.
     
  8. Buffalobob

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    In recognition of those who served and died, on this Memorial Day I will resurrect this old thread with some pictures I took at the funeral.


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    There were 21 Congressional Medal of Honor receipts there and each placed a white rose on his casket.


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    And then just for me and my memories of another great man who I actually knew. My B-Team CO.


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  10. Chas1

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    Thank you for remebering and sharing. Goes right to the core of me. Some of those Medal of Honor Men I know I've seen before in a documentary or two.