Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Sat., Nov. 22
SUBSCRIBE
Serving the community of Ogdensburg, New York
28°F
Related Stories

Army releases video of new Medal of Honor selection, 10th Mountain Division soldier, during 2009 battle

PREV
NEXT
ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

The Army on Friday released new video of Capt. William D. Swenson, who was chosen recently for the Medal of Honor, during the September 2009 battle for which he is being recognized.

The video shows Capt. Swenson, without his helmet, helping to direct a medical helicopter to evacuate a critically injured soldier from the battle.

It was filmed by two members of the medical helicopter crew. The video was released by the widow of the soldier, who died days after the battle.

Capt. Swenson was attached to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division as an embedded trainer at the time of the battle.

The full video can be seen at http://wdt.me/avTcEf.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Giveaway
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
OGD on FacebookOGD on Twitter
Thursday 's Covers