Correction: Marine-Medal of Honor story

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Posted: Mar 02, 2012 1:50 PM
Correction: Marine-Medal of Honor story

In a story March 1 about federal lawmakers saying they have information that proves a fallen Marine should not have been denied the Medal of Honor, The Associated Press erroneously reported the Navy disqualified Sgt. Rafael Peralta. It was the Defense Department, not the Navy.