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“Most combat vets pick their fights carefully. They look at their scars, remember the madness and are always mindful of the fallout. That’s not the case in Washington, where the White House and the Pentagon are run by civilians who have never sweated it out on a battlefield.” “

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WHO? David H. Hackworth
AND? “THIS WEEK’S HONORARY UNSUBSCRIBE goes to David H. Hackworth. ... He became the youngest Captain to serve in the Korean War, and then the youngest Colonel to serve in the Vietnam War. During his distinguished service he earned 91 medals, [then earned] another medal—the United Nations Medal for Peace. Col. “Hack” Hackworth, America’s most-decorated living veteran, died May 4 in Mexico from bladder cancer. He was 74.” From Honorary Unsubscribe

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