30 Jul '17, 6pm

#Vietnam #Vet, #Army medic McCloughan to receive Medal of Honor - Stripes

#Vietnam #Vet, #Army medic McCloughan to receive Medal of Honor - Stripes

WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — President Donald Trump said he will award the Medal of Honor next month to a retired west Michigan high school teacher and coach who as a medic is credited with saving the lives of 10 members of his platoon during the Battle of Nui Yon Hill in Vietnam nearly 50 years ago. Trump will present the nation’s highest military award to James McCloughan, a 71-year-old resident of South Haven, at a ceremony in Washington on July 31. The award comes in the wake of a measure passed last year by Congress waiving the time limit in which the award could be given. It was signed into law by President Barack Obama before he left office. “We are forever grateful for then-Private First Class James McCloughan’s service to our country,” U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., said. “Today, we are proud to announce that he is finally getting the recognition he de...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/vietnam-vet-army-medic-mccloughan...

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