17 mai 2018

Northampton native, Navy SEAL, to be awarded Medal of Honor | Daily Hampshire Gazette

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A Navy SEAL and Northampton native who led a firefight and rescue mission on a snow-covered mountaintop in Afghanistan in 2002 will receive the Medal of Honor later this month. On May 24, President Trump will present the military’s highest honor to retired Master Chief Petty Officer Britt K. Slabinski at the White House, according to a White House press release. Growing up around Northampton, Slabinski earned the rank of Eagle Scout at 14 and graduated from Smith Vocational and Agricultural [...]