Washington, D.C. - May 6, 2011 - Today, Congressman Bruce Braley (IA-01) released the following statement congratulatingU.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta on his selection as a torchbearer for the 2011 Warrior Games:

"I extend my congratulations to Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta on his selection as the torchbearer for the2011 Warrior Games opening ceremony. I can think of no better way to open the Warrior Games than by honoring a true hero. I salute Staff Sergeant Giunta, and thank all the men and women of America`s armed forces for their service."

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