State recommends Meridian soldier receive Medal of Honor

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A joint memorial from the state legislature is with Senator Jim Risch, waiting to go to President Barack Obama.The memorial is a recommendation that goes with several others from Idaho leaders urging Obama to give a retired Army Sergeant from Meridian the Medal of Honor.
In Iraq on May 15, 2005, Tschida’s tank was hit by two
grenades. He was badly injured, and he lost his left
hand in the attack. But during the pain and chaos, he
saved the other soldiers in his tank.

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State recommends Meridian soldier receive Medal of Honor

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