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Army chaplain to get Medal of Honor posthumously (Fr Kapaun)

Posted on 04/11/2013 3:44:59 AM PDT by markomalley

An Army chaplain who the White House says braved "withering enemy fire" to provide medical aid and comfort to fellow soldiers during the Korean War is receiving the Medal of Honor more than 60 years after his death.

President Barack Obama was awarding the nation's highest military honor to Capt. Emil Kapaun (Kah-PAHWN) at a White House ceremony Thursday. Members of Kapaun's family were expected to attend.

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Frankly, if I was a member of Fr. Kapaun's family, I would boycott the ceremony. Though Fr. Kapaun is eminently deserving of the MoH, his name should not even be uttered by the demonic poser who is currently squatting in 1600 PA AVE NW.
1 posted on 04/11/2013 3:44:59 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

I’m sure Fr Kapaun richly deserves the Medal of Honor, but am I the only one who feels that this has been staged to benefit the kenyan usurper and not honor the valor of Fr Kapaun?

2 posted on 04/11/2013 5:15:31 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (It's not "GUN CONTROL"! It's "PEOPLE CONTROL"!)
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I guess the paperwork was under the budget in the stack of “to do” stuff... 60 years? Really?

3 posted on 04/11/2013 6:09:30 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: markomalley
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4 posted on 04/11/2013 7:57:48 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation; All

As I commented to my wife after watching a segment on this on last night’s CBS news and noting his vestments:

“That’s funny - they did an entire segment on him and his heroism, and never mentioned that he was a Roman-Catholic priest; and yet, if he had molested someone, it would be the first thing noted.”

5 posted on 04/12/2013 9:18:53 AM PDT by bt_dooftlook (Democrats - the party of Amnesty, Abortion, and Adolescence)
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6 posted on 04/12/2013 12:50:41 PM PDT by Running On Empty (The three sorriest words: "It's too late")
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