Vietnam War


Specialist Leslie H Sabo, U.S. Army: Hero Is Finally Recognized

  Four years ago, GeneaBlogie called attention to Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, United States Army, whose heroism in Vietnam resulted in a recommendation for award of the Medal of Honor.  See An American Hero: Sgt Leslie H. Sabo, Jr. The posthumous recommendation for the nation’s highest award for valor in battle was lost for 29 years. After it was finally …Continue reading →

An American Hero: Sgt Leslie H. Sabo, Jr.

Leslie Halasz Sabo, Jr., was born on February 23, 1948, in Austria. In 1950, his father, who had been a government official in Hungary, decided to move his family to the United States. They eventually ended up in Ellwood City, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. Leslie, Jr., graduated from Lincoln High School in Ellwood City in 1966. He went to college for …Continue reading →

Revealing Heroes

Like most people, I spent some time at the end of last week perusing recently passed congressional legislation. (What? You don’t?!) Anyway, one piece of legislation that came to my attention last week was HR 1585, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. (For those of you who really are paying attention, HR 1583 was vetoed by the …Continue reading →

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