CPT William Swenson… on the Battlefield

On September 8, 2009, during the Battle of Ganjgal, then Army Captain William D. Swenson showed valor above an beyond the call of duty. And while he was doing so, an Army National Guard crewmember of a MEDEVAC helicopter took footage of the Captain.

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In our increasingly digital world, I think we’ll see more and more of this.

Former CPT Swenson will be presented the Medal of Honor on October 15, 2013.