Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Sgt. Manuel Mendoza Awarded Medal of Honor

Staff Sgt. Manuel Mendoza was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor yesterday (Tuesday) by President Obama.

Sgt. Mendoza was born in Miami, AZ. He was nicknamed the “Arizona Kid.” He was given the Distinguished Service Cross for courageous actions during combat operations on Mount Battaglia, Italy, on October 4, 1944.

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