When is out government going to get past the Hanoi Jane (Jane Fonda) objection to war? it seemed to put a policy on not giving a flip about our troops and Veterans and it is far more than disgusting. and most definitely not what Americans are about.

The Silent Soldier

General William J. Donovan, OSS founder, reviews Operational Group members in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo: Public Domain) General William J. Donovan, OSS founder, reviews Operational Group members in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo: Public Domain)

October 20, 2016

By Lorra B.

Though it has bipartisan support, Congress has failed to pass a bill that would honor members of an organization originated during World War II that essentially birthed the Central Intelligence Agency as well as other pivotal elite units of the U.S. Military.

The bill was introduced last year by Rep. Bob Latta, R-Ohio.

There are few veterans left alive from the Office of Strategic Services, A World War II intelligence agency, to accept the Congressional Gold Medal, many are in their 80’s and 90’s and may not live long enough to get through the red tape if Congress does not keep stalling.

The hold-up seems to be due to a new congressional rule stating that the Medal is intended for an individual and cannot be given to…

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