Texas man 1 of 24 receiving Medal of Honor after prejudice review, says others more deserving

  • by: OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 22, 2014 - 8:40 PM

SAN ANTONIO — Former Sgt. Santiago Erevia remembers the day in May 1969 when his Army unit came under heavy enemy fire in Vietnam. While crawling from one wounded solder to the next, the radio telephone operator used two M-16s and several grenades to single-handedly destroy four enemy bunkers and their occupants.

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