Salvatore Giunta

Medal of Honor Recipient

Salvatore “Sal” Giunta, served in the U.S. Army. He participated in multiple training deployments. He served in B(Battle) Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, V Corps, in Vicenza, Italy. He left the service having achieved the rank of Staff Sgt. A highly decorated soldier with an exemplary service record, Giunta was the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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