Michael Thornton describes his actions in Vietnam

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On October 31, 1972, Navy SEAL Michael Thornton was on a mission near the Cua Viet River Base in South Vietnam. In the course of a five-hour firefight, Thornton, himself injured, carried two wounded comrades to safety. On October 15, 1973, Thornton received the Medal of Honor. One of his injured comrades, Lieutenant Thomas Norris, received the award three years later.
 

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I know the bond between anyone who has served and the buddies they went to war with is strong, but I can only imagine the level of camaraderie and mutual respect that Lt. Thornton and Lt. Norris have for one another after all they went through. Amazing stuff. Mr. Thornton is a hero, and not some modern- day PC one.
 
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