Media went nuts over how "brave" Michael Sam's kiss was? Funny how we don't hear about this Eagles pick. He's 6'9", a former Army Ranger, and earned a Bronze Star. He represents all that's best in our nation, and embodies brave in my book!!!
As a Captain in the National Guard, Tammy Duckworth was mobilized for Operation Iraqi Freedom and deployed in 2004. As a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, she was one of the first women to fly combat missions in Iraq until November 12th, 2004 when her helicopter was hit by an RPG. Tammy lost both legs and part of the use of her right arm in the explosion, and was awarded the Purple Heart for her combat injuries.