Iraq war veteran receives Medal of Honor

Iraq war veteran receives Medal of Honor


VOTE THIS WEEK ON SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING TO TACKLE THE SOUTHERN BORDER CRISIS. WHILE MANY ARE SKEPTICAL CONGRESS CAN TACKLE ASYLUM IN SUCH A SHORT WINDOW OF TIME…THERE IS BIPARTISAN AGREEMENT ON A 4.5 BILLION DOLLAR HUMANITARIAN AID PACKAGE FOR THE BORDER THAT’S EXPECTED TO GET A VOTE THIS WEEK. DAVID THE FIRST *LIVING* IRAQ WAR VETERAN IS RECEIVING THE MEDAL OF HONOR. IT’S THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS MILITARY DECORATION TO RECOGNIZE A SERVICE MEMBER. DAVID STAFF SERGEANT DAVID BELLAVIA WILL RECEIVE THE MEDAL TUESDAY. HIS LIFE CHANGED ON NOVEMBER 10TH, 2004. THAT DAY — HE AND HIS PLATOON STORMED A HOME IN FALLUJAH (FUH-LOO-ZHA) — THAT THE ENEMY WAS USING AS COVER. THE TROOPS WERE PINNED DOWN BY GUN FIRE. BELLAVIA THEN RETURNED FIRE, USED A GRENADE, AND KILLED 4 INSURGENTS. HE ALSO TOOK OUT A FIFTH IN A

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