Correction: Marine-Medal Of Honor Story

By Salon Staff

Published March 2, 2012 6:54PM (EST)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a story March 1 about federal lawmakers saying they have information that proves a fallen Marine should not have been denied the Medal of Honor, The Associated Press erroneously reported the Navy disqualified Sgt. Rafael Peralta. It was the Defense Department, not the Navy.


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