Skip to comments.John Murtha: Tarnished Honor ???
Posted on 11/02/2007 2:02:32 PM PDT by genefromjersey
John Murtha, a fellow Marine, has been hung out to dry by The Washington Post.
Deservedly so !
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“John Murtha: Tarnished Honor ???”
Why mention Murtha and honor in one sentence?
WHAT DO JOHN MURTHA AND JOHN KERRY HAVE IN COMMON?
Frauds and Traitors
In 1959, Murtha, then a captain, took command of the 34th Special Infantry Company, Marine Corps Reserves, in Johnstown. He remained in the Reserves after his discharge from active duty until he volunteered for service in the Vietnam War, serving from 1966 to 1967, serving as a battalion staff officer (S-2 Intelligence Section), receiving the Bronze Star with Valor device, two Purple Hearts and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry(anyone who served in Vietnam from 1961-1974 is eligible for this medal). He retired from the Reserves as a colonel in 1990, receiving the Navy Distinguished Service Medal.
That makes him a “fraud and a traitor” ?
Damn ! YOU must have some helluva service record to say that !
Unit, I believe.
He was with 1st Regiment, 1st Mardiv. That would do it. I’ve been looking at some interesting stuff on the net about him - seems to be some controversy about his PH’s and he’s refused to open his records.
I doubt he was much of a hero,but just about anyone who served there was in harm’s way at least some of the time.
Rear echelons could turn into free fire zones at any minute.
I agree. But if he’s spuriously augmented his service record, he should be taken down, IMO. Semper Fi!
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