Community, leaders push for Medal of Honor review for slain Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter

Haerter, a rifleman with the 1st Battalion, 9th

Haerter, a rifleman with the 1st Battalion, 9th Marines was killed by a suicide bomber during Operation Iraqi Freedom while guarding a checkpoint. Haerter and another marine stood in the path of a speeding truck that was packed with explosives, firing their weapons in an effort to protect their station. (March 16, 2014 5:52 PM)

Local leaders and members of the Sag Harbor community gathered Sunday to rally behind Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter, a fallen hero whom they say deserves the Medal of Honor.

Haerter, a rifleman with the 1st Battalion, 9th Marines was killed by a suicide bomber during Operation Iraqi Freedom while guarding a checkpoint. Haerter and another Marine stood in the path of a speeding truck that was packed...

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