French-American honoured for helping thwart 2015 train attack
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PARIS — President Francois Hollande has bestowed a Legion of Honor award on a French-American who was among passengers who stopped a gunman on a high-speed train in 2015, and was wounded after grabbing his assault rifle.
Mark Moogalian, 52, was
Moogalian grabbed an assault rifle from El-Khazzani then was shot with a handgun.
Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, U.S. Army Spc. Alek Skarlatos, their friend Anthony Sadler and Briton Chris Norman received the
Moogalian, a musician and teacher, has lived in France for more than two decades.