New Review to Give a Second Chance at Medals of Honor for Black, Native American Vets

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The us military will review whether some awards to black native american veterans should be upgraded to the medal of honor. Defense secretary lloyd austin wrote in an august second memo that the review will cover black native american veterans of the korean and vietnam wars as well as native americans who fought in world war two. The army navy conducted similar views for black world. War two veterans. The medal of honor is the highest award for valor in combat in. Release to defense department said that the review will make sure that veterans who served at a time of widespread. Racial discrimination receive equal opportunities for their valor to be recognized.

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