posted on Apr, 26 2004 @ 11:56 AM
Kept my ribbons and medals, but it wasn't that big of a deal. I still have the paperwork, and have been reissued a few of them (one of which was the
My father, a Nam vet, never kept his medals... but it wasn't until he started to 'come out', and associate with others, did he start buying them
Medals are nothing more than forged metal with fancy cloth attached. Who cares if he kept them or not... they are still in his records, and that is
proof enough (unless he had an admin in his pocket) that he did those things.
Unlike Bush, as was mentioned earlier...
By the way... I didn't like having them (the medals). I felt ashamed for having recieved them (14 in total, but three were repeat awards)... I felt
this way because I was on a carrier, safe and sound... while my father had slugged it out on the ground and got blown up (but still alive) for his...
and I have more than him.
[Edited on 26-4-2004 by soothsayer]