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|Medal of Valor; for LTC Buan & S/Sgt Diokno|
|Topic Started: Sep 2 2004, 05:48 PM (1,461 Views)|
|Pendejo||Jan 2 2005, 11:33 PM Post #11|
Without intending to split hairs, count and make a conclusion if the Medal of Valor was earned more by officers than enlisted men.
Pfc Nestor F Acero PM
CAPT CUSTODIO J PARCON JR PN(M)
LCOL ARIEL Q QUERUBIN PN(M)
Cpl Laurence M Narag PM
Cpl Ernesto A Layaguin PM
Sgt Tomas V Campo Jr PM
1LT LOLINATO G TOONG PN(M)
Sgt Domingo J Deluana PM
SSgt Herminigildo J Yurong PM
MAJ FERDINAND E. MARCOS
MAJ EGMEDIO CRUZ
TSgt Francisco Camacho
Cpl Weena Martillana
CAPTAIN CONRADO D. YAP
SSgt Miguel Pastolero
Sgt Bienvenido Fajemolin
CAPTAIN HILARIO A. ESTRELLA
Sgt Francisco Granfil
CAPT ARTURO B ORTIZ
1LT BARTOLOME VICENTE O. BACARRO
Cpl Romualdo C. Rubi
SSgt Roy L. Cuenca
2LT JOSE E BANDONG JR.
CAPTAIN CIRILITO E SOBEJANA
Sgt Claudio Forrosueto
CAPT EDUARDO M. LUCERO
2LT HERBERT D. DILAG
BGEN RAFAEL CRAME
MAJ GENERAL PAULINO SANTOS
MAJOR GENERAL MARIANO N CASTANEDA SR.
AIR FORCE (then Army Air Corps)
CAPTAIN JESUS VILLAMOR
IMHO, courage and valor knows no dividing line between officer and soldier. It favors the raw acts of courage and gallantry, at the risk of one's life, way above and beyond the call of duty. Perhaps fate and destiny intervene with the man being at the right place at the right time. Such acts of heroism would indomitably be found on men, officer or soldier, who lead at the point of the spear, be they officer or soldier, or individual acts of courage at grave risk of one's own life.
By the way, much more USAF officers earned the Medal of Honor than enlisted men. Only because combat pilots are predominantly officers.
I would not cast doubt on the valor of heroes by insinuating that my country favors honoring it's officers over it's soldiers.
|Kookie||Jan 3 2005, 10:26 AM Post #12|
|Very well said sir pendejo..doro's point is just to say something that he didnt researched very well before posting..tsk,,tsk...|
|zeroalpha||Jan 3 2005, 07:22 PM Post #13|
|ColdDeadFish||Jan 3 2005, 07:31 PM Post #14|
|The question still stands on who deserves it|
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