Update: SPC Ross McGinnis
May 29, 2008
I haven’t written in a very long time and I do appologize.Â I will soon be connected again and will be able to get back to the work at hand.Â However, I did come across a story that both myself and Terri publish back a few months ago.Â
SPC Ross McGinnis gave the ultimate sacrifice for his Country and his fellow Soldiers.Â He smothered a grenade that had entered his HMWVV while on patrol, thus saving the lives of his fellow convoy members.Â You can read more at our previous stories.Â Archive
On 2 June 2008, SPC McGinnis’ will receive the Medal of Honor, the highest award and honor that any Soldier may receive.Â The Medal of Honor will be presented at a White House ceremony to his parents, Tom and Romayne McGinnis.Â You can read more at the US Army Medal of Honor website.