US servicemen who foiled train attack travel to Germany

August 24, 2015 8:48 PM

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Spencer Stone of the US Air Force and Alek Skarlatos of the National Guard, who were both off-duty, helped wrestle to the floor the assailant who opened fire after boarding a high-speed train in Brussels bound for Paris, witnesses said.

French President Francois Hollande on Monday awarded the Legion of Honor, the country’s highest honor, to the two servicemen, along with their friend Anthony Sadler and a British business consultant.

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