Medal of Honor ceremony

Medal of Honor ceremony


PRESIDENT TRUMP HONORING A KENTUCKY SOLDIER POSTHUMOUSLY TODAY… WITH THE MEDAL OF HONOR FOR HIS ACTIONS IN WORLD WAR TWO. FIRST LIEUTENANT GARLIN CONNER IS CREDITED WITH FIGHTING OFF HUNDREDS OF NAZI TROOPS. HIS WIDOW– PAULINE CONNER– ACCEPTED THE PRESTIGIOUS MEDAL DURING A CEREMONY AT THE WHITE HOUSE. ACCORDING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE– CONNER WAS WOUNDED SEVEN TIMES IN ABOUT TWO AND A HALF YEARS OF BATTLE. HE DIED IN 1998 AT THE AGE OF 79.

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