Trump awards Medal of Honor to Army medic 48 years later!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Skip to comments.Trump awards Medal of Honor to Army medic 48 years laterFox News ^ | July 31, 2017 | Darlene Superville, The Associated Press Posted on 7/31/2017, 5:40:47 PM by 2ndDivisionVet

An Army medic who “ran into danger” to save wounded soldiers during a Vietnam War battle despite his own serious wounds on Monday became the first Medal of Honor recipient under President Donald Trump, 48 years after the selfless acts of bravery for which James McCloughan is now nationally recognized.McCloughan mouthed “thank you” as Trump placed the distinctive blue ribbon holding the medal around the neck of the former Army private first class. As the president and commander in chief shook McCloughan’s hand, Trump said “very proud of you” and then pulled the former soldier into an embrace.”I know I speak for every person here when I say we are in awe of your bravery and your actions,” Trump said after describing McCloughan’s actions for a rapt audience including numerous senior White House and administration officials…..

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