Saturday, April 13, 2013

Remains of Medal of Honor recipient from Korean War idnentified, will be buried in Arlington

Source: WTKR

Army Lt. Col. Don C. Faith Jr. of Washington, Ind. will be buried on April 17.
He was a veteran of World War II and went on to serve in the Korean War.

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He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for personal acts of exceptional valor during the battle.

In 2004, a joint U.S. and Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea (D.P.R.K) team surveyed the area where Faith was last seen.  His remains were located and returned to the U.S. for identification.

The remains were identified through DNA and other circumstantial and forensic evidence

Gov. Jerry Brown vows to continue fight over prison conditions

Source: LA Times

In response to demands by the court to reduce prison population further, California Governor Jerry Brown said ".. the constitutional standard is deliberate indifference and as far as I know there is nobody deliberately indifferent to the health needs of the California prisoners. And if I find such a person, he will be fired on the spot.”