On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation held its annual spring luncheon at the Guest speaker was Staff Sgt. Salvatore Augustine Giunta, who is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan, the first living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War and the eighth service member to receive the nation’s highest military decoration for valor in Iraq and Afghanistan.
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation held its annual spring luncheon at the Guest speaker was Staff Sgt. Salvatore Augustine Giunta, who is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan, the first living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War and the eighth service member to receive the nation’s highest military decoration for valor in Iraq and Afghanistan. MARK HAMES mhames@charlotteobserver.com
On Thursday, April 16, 2015, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Foundation held its annual spring luncheon at the Guest speaker was Staff Sgt. Salvatore Augustine Giunta, who is the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan, the first living service member to be awarded the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War and the eighth service member to receive the nation’s highest military decoration for valor in Iraq and Afghanistan. MARK HAMES mhames@charlotteobserver.com

A Medal of Honor winner praises others: CMPD officers

April 16, 2015 5:21 PM