Category Archives: Cashe’s

Fate of Iraq War hero Alwyn Cashe’s Medal of Honor now rests with the White House


Senate lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously approved plans to award the nation’s highest military honor to Iraq War hero Alwyn Cashe. Now the decision is up to the president. Cashe, an Army sergeant first class who died in November 2005 from injuries sustained trying to save his men from a burning Bradley Fighting Vehicle, was previously […]

For Alwyn Cashe’s family, another step towards an overdue honor


Until a few weeks ago, Kasinal White, sister of Iraq War hero Alwyn Cashe, had nearly given up hope that the last decade of work she spent trying to get her brother’s Silver Star upgraded would ever yield results. “I thought I had exhausted all my options,” White said in a press conference with reporters […]