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Thursday, March 05, 2009

NATIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR DAY

Did you know that March 25 is National Medal of Honor Day? Here's a link to a good article on the subject:

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Congratulations and a big thank-you to surviving awardees and to the families of those who are no longer with us!

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TetVet68 said...

America's oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, living his 100th year is former enlisted Chief Petty Officer, Aviation Chief Ordnanceman (ACOM), later wartime commissioned Lieutenant John W. Finn, USN (Ret.). He is also the last surviving Medal of Honor, "The Day of Infamy", Japanese Attack on the Hawaiian Islands, Naval Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, 7 December 1941.

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