Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor

This undated photo released by the United States Navy shows Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor posing for a photo in Ramadi, Iraq. The elite Navy SEAL who threw himself on top of a grenade in Iraq to save his comrades will be posthumously awarded the highest U.S. military tribute, the Medal of Honor, a presidential press secretary announced Monday, March 31, 2008

This photo supplied by the U.S.Navy shows the Medal of Honor that was prepared for presentation posthumously to Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor who sacrificed himself to save his teammates during combat operations in Iraq, Sept. 29, 2006. Medal is pictured with the Navy Special Warfare (SEAL) Trident. Monsoor’s parents will accept the nation’s highest military honor on behalf of their son during a White House ceremony April 8, 2008

Pentagon, Washington, D.C. (March 14, 2008) – Actual Medal of Honor prepared for presentation posthumously to Master-At-Arms 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael A. Monsoor who sacrificed himself to save his teammates during combat operations in Iraq, Sept. 29, 2006. Medal is pictured with the Navy Special Warfare (SEAL) Trident. The parents of Master-At-Arms 2nd Class (SEAL) Michael A. Monsoor will accept the nation’s highest military honor on behalf of their son during a White House ceremony April 8, 2008. Monsoor is the first Navy SEAL to earn the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq and the second Navy SEAL to receive the award since Sept. 11, 2001. Monsoor is the fifth armed forces service member to receive the Medal of Honor since the beginning of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Mr. Oscar Sosa (Released)

4 responses

  1. RIP.
    最近會決定追贈MOH
    除了紀念PO2 Monsoor的英勇行為外
    我猜大概也是為了激勵前線的戰士

    美國海軍已經把Monsoor的網站做好了
    http://www.navy.mil/moh/Monsoor/index.html
    上面也有很多他的照片
    改天找時間把內容翻成中文:)

    April 1, 2008 at 2:07 PM

  2. SilentPro

    Hi,

    我知道它的網站~只是懶的Resize photo^^

    April 1, 2008 at 4:06 PM

  3. Bate

    From: http://www.tacticalforums.com/cgi-bin/tacticalubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=12;t=001125

    Probably killed while supporting Marines.

    April 9, 2008 at 12:31 PM

  4. hillyer

    Respect and Gratitude is all that I can say

    June 11, 2008 at 9:39 PM

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