Tagged: Distinguished Service Cross

Gordon H. Mansfield Veteran Small Business Award

While serving as a company commander with the 101st Airborne Division was wounded during the Tet Offensive on February 4, 1968, spending the next 45 years in a wheelchair as a result of spinal injuries. For his actions while his unit was under fire he was decorated with the Distinguished Service Cross. His other combat decorations include the Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts, the… Read more

Senate Passes "Stolen Valor Act" Making it a Federal Crime to Lie About Military History

The Stolen Valor Act of 2012, sponsored by decorated Vietnam War veteran Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., passed the Senate as an amendment to the 2013 defense authorization bill.  Webb’s proposal makes it a federal crime to make a false claim about having served in the military or having received a military decoration if the object of the lie is for… Read more