I applaud Beau for his military service.
Bashing him for no reason has no merit and degrades his memory. IMO
After a year of service in Iraq, Biden was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, which his father noted during the Presidential Debate
. The Medals of America
wrote that this is the fourth-highest award and signifies “sacrifice, bravery and honor while serving their country.” It became an official military honor in 1944 during World War II after being authorized by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. According to Veteran Medals
, in order to qualify for this award, a member of service must have “distinguished himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight, while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States, while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent party.”
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Biden was awarded the Bronze Star Medal
for his service in Iraq. Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno
delivered the eulogy at Biden's funeral and presented a posthumous Legion of Merit
for his service in the Delaware National Guard, stating "Beau Biden possessed the traits I have witnessed in only the greatest leaders."
He was also posthumously presented with the Delaware Conspicuous Service Cross
, which is "awarded for heroism, meritorious service and outstanding achievement".