Here's a link to another great article on Blackfive
Incidently Cpl Hardy lived not far from me at all. Unfortunatly I never knew him but am proud of his service and sacrafice to his country. From reading the local news articles his family supported him and all of the troops. Unfortunatly also due to our big inspection I wasn't able to take the time out to pay my respect to this fallen hero.
Here is a story that only a local paper in a military friendly town picked up. As usual the MSM failed to see this as the heroic story it is. Sergeant Major Kasal is a true american hero and I hope he will be honored again as a Congressional Medal of Honor winner. His story reads much like many CMH stories!
Sgt Major Kasal, this airman salutes you!