President Donald Trump has gone and done it again. Today he showed up at a hospital out of nowhere and made a soldier’s dreams come true.
Army sergeant Alvaro Barrientos was wounded in Afghanistan on March 17. He lost part of his right leg.
When President Trump heard, he and Melania were so moved they went out to Walter Reed Memorial Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland to present the veteran with the Purple Heart in person.
Right before pinning the medal to Sgt. Barrientos, Trump quietly said, “When I heard about this and I wanted to do it myself.” That right there is why our Troops love our president.
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While it was less televised than his meeting with Barrientos, Trump also went and visited about a dozen other wounded warriors at the hospital in Private before heading back home.
Look, I cannot say enough about what this means. Our troops should never have to go through the disrespect Obama showed them. Now that Trump’s in charge, they are finally getting treated right.
I know it’s not much, but I think all of us should send a “thank you” prayer to Sargeant Barrientos and his wife. Leave an AMEN to make sure they get the message.