I noticed that Waterboy has been silent these last few days. He probably laughed himself to death when he saw the Marines credited with bravery that turned out to be earned by the Air Force, National Guard and a civilian.
I have been searching to see if I could discover the source of the mistake. As far as I can tell the author of the original Daily Mail post made the mistake and several other news outlets copied it. Beyond that I don't have an explanation.
The three young Americans involved in the story deserve our heartfelt praise, respect and admiration. Men are supposed to fight. We were made that way for a reason. Part of our job as men is to stand against those that would hurt the weak and innocent. We do that by fighting.
Sometimes in a fight you get hit, cut or shot. All of those things happened on the train in France. Our boys kept fighting despite their injuries. They pressed the battle until they were victorious.