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Most Americans would say that "ensuring that Sgt. Peralta's sacrifice receives the honor it deserves" goes hand in hand with -- if not being a necessary part of -- "preserving the integrity of the process for awarding decorations for heroism" to our troops.
About three years ago, writing about the injustice done to Marine Sgt. Rafael Peralta I said, "So, while this chapter may be closed, the book is not." Well, today that book has been reopened.