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Blackhawk Pilot Decorated
« on: June 30, 2019, 10:16:37 »
His initial award was the Silver Star, but now retired Captain Palumbo had his award upgraded to the Distinguished Service Medal our second highest combat award. Palumbo was a Chief Warrant Officer 3 at the time but retired as a Captain. I haven't seen an explanation but I suspect that he was given a battlefield promotion.