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Setting the Record Straight Regarding ‘Remove the Stain Act’


The Honorable John F. Reed, ChairmanThe Honorable James M. Inhofe, Ranking MemberSenate Armed Services CommitteeU.S. SenateWashington, DC 20515 Dear Chairman Reed and Ranking Member Inhofe: I am writing you regarding S.1073 “Remove the Stain Act” to implore the Senate Armed … Continue reading

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First Lieutenant Ernest Albert Garlington, A Troop, 7th Cavalry – Distinguished Gallantry


Garlington promptly took his place among the fighting men and kneeling in plain view of Indians who, not 30 yards away, were pouring a galling fire into his little party, he continued the fight against overwhelming odds and held the … Continue reading

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Private Matthew Hamilton, G Troop, 7th Cavalry, A Medal of Honor Recipient Lost to History


I believe that his conduct and the example he set the rest of the men of the Troop, entitle him to the Medal of Honor asked for. –Capt. Winfield S. Edgerly On the morning of December 29, 1890, Captain W. … Continue reading

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