Soldier awarded VC????? or bloody bad journalist?

Sergeant Alan Gordon Dennis, The Mercian Regiment, was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in the recent Operational Honours and Awards list.
The full version including the critical words left out:

British soldier with broken arm fought off Taliban
Times online 28 Mar 2010 said:
A SOLDIER who single-handedly fought off a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan has won an honour second only to the Victoria Cross. Sergeant Alan Dennis was blown off his feet when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded in front of him, leaving his left arm paralysed — but he still repulsed his attackers. Dennis, 36, married with two children and from Melbourne, Derbyshire, was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his actions...
NO! bad eyesight!,you must go to spec savers
randomgary said:
263A said:
NO! bad eyesight!,you must go to spec savers
lol here is is exactly as its written

"A British soldier has been honoured with a prestigious award for his efforts in Afghanistan, it has been reported.

Sergeant Alan Dennis has been awarded the esteemed Victoria Cross in recognition of single-handedly fighting off a Taliban ambush, despite having a broken arm. "
8) I'll go instead then :oops:
Nice to see that they managed to find a fitting photo to accompany the article. He is in the US Army isn't he?

Crappy journalism by anyone's standards.

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