Airman Spencer Stone’s hand was badly slashed as he struggled with a would-be attacker aboard a high-speed train in France. On Thursday, the Pentagon will award him the Purple Heart. He’s shown here Aug. 23 with U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley and fellow heroes Anthony Sadler and National Guard Spc. Alek Skarlatos.
Airman Spencer Stone’s hand was badly slashed as he struggled with a would-be attacker aboard a high-speed train in France. On Thursday, the Pentagon will award him the Purple Heart. He’s shown here Aug. 23 with U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley and fellow heroes Anthony Sadler and National Guard Spc. Alek Skarlatos. Francois Mori AP
Airman Spencer Stone’s hand was badly slashed as he struggled with a would-be attacker aboard a high-speed train in France. On Thursday, the Pentagon will award him the Purple Heart. He’s shown here Aug. 23 with U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley and fellow heroes Anthony Sadler and National Guard Spc. Alek Skarlatos. Francois Mori AP

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California airman who thwarted train attack will get Purple Heart

September 15, 2015 7:26 PM

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