Bruce McQuain from QandO joined us once again for Someone You Should Know, our weekly tribute to the troops. Bruce is a veteran of the Vietnam war and spent 28 years in the U.S. Army. He brings a perspective and understanding to these stories that we could never match.

Tonight Bruce told us about SSG Brent R. Baldwin,

“When you hear these stories, ask yourself what would have happened if they had not done what they did,” said Lt. Gen. Robert Wagner, the commander of Army Special Operations Command, before pinning the medals on the two men.

“People of lesser character would have stepped back, but they instinctively moved forward,” he told the audience gathered in an airplane hangar.

The Silver Star is the nation’s third-highest award for valor.

The Someone You Should Know radio collaboration began as an extension of Matt Burden's series at Blackfive. Bruce McQuain from QandO does an incredible job with the series every week.

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