1014 - away) 6 War Winning--25% posthumous 1 Refusing...

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10/14 1 Medal of Honor: highest military award you can get 1 Awards are ranked (must wear them in a certain order because some are higher than others) 2 E1-E9---W1-W5---O1-O10 3 AWARDS: Achievement Medal--Commendation Medal---Bronze Star---Silver Star--- Medal of Honor 4 Approval Authority: Company Commander-->Battalion Commander (can upgrade or downgrade award)-->continues going up as high in authority as necessary for the particular medal 5 Soldier Saving (mostly given to enlisted soldiers)--81% posthumous (soldier will die) 1 Grenade Act (McGinnis) (45% of the awards given out fall under this category) 2 Rescue Attempt 3 Extra Aggressive Action 4 Rear Defense (staying back to hold off the enemy and give others a chance to get
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Unformatted text preview: away) 6 War Winning--25% posthumous 1 Refusing Medical Attention 2 Leadership 7 81% of lower enlisted soldiers will receive medal posthumous (25% of officers-captain or above) 8 Lt. Watada (O2)--was this an “intelligently fearless action”? 1 Refused to go to war because he would be committing a war crime (Iraq war was illegal) 2 Mistrial--court couldn’t decide but he had already admitted guilt; tried again (double jeopardy defense); change of administration (Obama delegates chose not to allow appeal); Watada was not charged...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course LEGAL 297 taught by Professor Kelleher during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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