The last word of Awards and Decorations is the
Awards and Decorations Branch. Durning is not
allowed to either wear or have on his Headstone
either the Silver Start or Bronze Star.
I have included letters from both NARA at St.
Awards and Decorations Branch
Human Resources Command at Kentucky saying the
exact opposite of what you say below November
You stated the following;
“The information currently reflected on his
headstone at Arlington National Cemetery is
authoritative documentation on
This means one of two things, that Durning’s
Headstone was changed within the past few weeks
(as someone took a picture of Durning’s
Headstone and it still said Silver and Bronze
Star) or that you are incompetent at your job.
Which is it?
Charles Durning Headstone is only allowed to
have the Purple Heart on his Headstone, not the
Silver or Bronze Star Medals. The Army has now
twice said that (NARA and HRC Letters) and yet
you personal refuse to correct this injustice.
I am sending this ahead to the Secretary of
Brian N. Siddall
November 25, 2015