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U.S Army Sgt.Major Thomas Patrick Payne receives Medal of Honor

 U.S president "Donald Trump" yesterday 9/11/20, has presented the medal of honor to the U.S Army sgt.Major Thomas P Payne for his courage in the 2015 daring raid that freed 75 ISIS captives from a prison in Northern Iraq.


Thomas Payne receives medal of honor ( photo : foxnews )

The medal of honor is the highest badge a member of the military can be given, Thomas Payne became the first living member of the delta force to receive the medal of honor


The ceremony occur on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks 


President Trump, said "today Thomas joins the immortal company of our most revered American heroes"


Trump commend Payne as " one of the courageous men anywhere in the world ", he said "Pat, you personify the motto: "Rangers lead the way"


The Army shared an interview where Thomas spoke about the life or death urgency mission of the October 2015 mission 

 


In the mission Thomas was the assistant team leader


  "My team was responsible for one of the buildings that the hostages were being held in," Payne said. "What was significant is that there were freshly dug graves, if we didn't action this target then the hostages will probably be executed"  he said


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Thomas wife and son was together with him in the ceremony 


Source: foxnews


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