Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley poses with his medal for his official portrait at the Pentagon October 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Canley received the nations highest honor for actions during the Battle of Hue in the Vietnam War.
RMPX6G12Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley poses with his medal for his official portrait at the Pentagon October 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Canley received the nations highest honor for actions during the Battle of Hue in the Vietnam War.
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Gary Littrell, a Medal of Honor recipient, removes his medal from his neck to pass around to service members at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, July 29, 2009. Littrell travels the country telling his stories and the importance of patriotism, leadership, democracy and the history of the Medal of Honor. JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detainees, including those convicted by military commission and those ordered released by a court. The JTF conducts intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination for th
RMHFC3K4GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba – Retired Army Sgt. Maj. Gary Littrell, a Medal of Honor recipient, removes his medal from his neck to pass around to service members at Joint Task Force Guantanamo, July 29, 2009. Littrell travels the country telling his stories and the importance of patriotism, leadership, democracy and the history of the Medal of Honor. JTF Guantanamo conducts safe, humane, legal and transparent care and custody of detainees, including those convicted by military commission and those ordered released by a court. The JTF conducts intelligence collection, analysis and dissemination for th
Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley smiles following the presentation ceremony at the White House October 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Canley received the nations highest honor for actions during the Battle of Hue in the Vietnam War.
RMPX6G37Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley smiles following the presentation ceremony at the White House October 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Canley received the nations highest honor for actions during the Battle of Hue in the Vietnam War.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 300th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, attends a reception after the Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2018. From Jan. 31, to Feb. 6 1968 in the Republic of Vietnam, Canley, the company gunnery sergeant assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, took command of the company, led multiple attacks against enemy-fortified positions, rushed across fire-swept terrain despite his own wounds and carried wounded Marines into Hue City, including his commanding officer, to relieve friendly forces wh
RMPX261GRetired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 300th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, attends a reception after the Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2018. From Jan. 31, to Feb. 6 1968 in the Republic of Vietnam, Canley, the company gunnery sergeant assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, took command of the company, led multiple attacks against enemy-fortified positions, rushed across fire-swept terrain despite his own wounds and carried wounded Marines into Hue City, including his commanding officer, to relieve friendly forces wh
Medal of Honor recipient retired Sgt. Maj. Kenneth E. Stumpf describes throwing hand grenades in Vietnam during the Our Community Salutes event on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Community Salutes honor graduating high school seniors who have enlisted in the Armed Forces.
RMMT9RXDMedal of Honor recipient retired Sgt. Maj. Kenneth E. Stumpf describes throwing hand grenades in Vietnam during the Our Community Salutes event on Armed Forces Day, May 19, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin. Community Salutes honor graduating high school seniors who have enlisted in the Armed Forces.
Retired Col. Bruce Crandall (center), a Medal of Honor recipient, poses for a picture with Col. John Novalis, from Williamsport, Pa., (right) commander of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, the brigade’s senior enlisted adviser March 28. Crandall was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions as a UH-1 Huey pilot on the day of Nov. 14, 1965 in Vietnam. That day, he flew his helicopter into landing zone x-ray 22 times, withstanding enemy fire and a continuous threat from the north Vietnamese as he helped provide ground troops with needed supplies
RM2GH1R4TRetired Col. Bruce Crandall (center), a Medal of Honor recipient, poses for a picture with Col. John Novalis, from Williamsport, Pa., (right) commander of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Glen Vela, the brigade’s senior enlisted adviser March 28. Crandall was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions as a UH-1 Huey pilot on the day of Nov. 14, 1965 in Vietnam. That day, he flew his helicopter into landing zone x-ray 22 times, withstanding enemy fire and a continuous threat from the north Vietnamese as he helped provide ground troops with needed supplies
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, Medal of Honor recipient, signs the guest book after the evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016. Evening parades are held as a means of honoring senior officials, distinguished citizens and supporters of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kayla V. Staten)
RMP2XW0JRetired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, Medal of Honor recipient, signs the guest book after the evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016. Evening parades are held as a means of honoring senior officials, distinguished citizens and supporters of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kayla V. Staten)
President Donald Trump applauds Medal of Honor  recipient retired Sgt. Maj. John Canley in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on October 17, 2018. The 80-year-old former Marine who lives in Oxnard, California, received the award for service in the battle of Hue 50 years ago.   Photo by Pat Benic/UPI.
RMW0M1NHPresident Donald Trump applauds Medal of Honor recipient retired Sgt. Maj. John Canley in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on October 17, 2018. The 80-year-old former Marine who lives in Oxnard, California, received the award for service in the battle of Hue 50 years ago. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 298th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, salutes during his parade at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 2018. From Jan. 31, to Feb. 6 1968 in the Republic of Vietnam, Canley, the company gunnery sergeant assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, took command of the company, led multiple attacks against enemy-fortified positions, rushed across fire-swept terrain despite his own wounds and carried wounded Marines into Hue City, including his commanding officer, to relieve friendly forces who were surrounded.
RMR1M669Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 298th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, salutes during his parade at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 2018. From Jan. 31, to Feb. 6 1968 in the Republic of Vietnam, Canley, the company gunnery sergeant assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, took command of the company, led multiple attacks against enemy-fortified positions, rushed across fire-swept terrain despite his own wounds and carried wounded Marines into Hue City, including his commanding officer, to relieve friendly forces who were surrounded.
Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley smiles during the presentation rehearsal in the East Room of the White House October 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Canley received the nations highest honor for actions during the Battle of Hue in the Vietnam War.
RMPX6G35Medal of Honor recipient retired U.S. Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley smiles during the presentation rehearsal in the East Room of the White House October 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Canley received the nations highest honor for actions during the Battle of Hue in the Vietnam War.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 300th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, poses with 1st Battalion, 1st Marines at the White House in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2018. From Jan. 31, to Feb. 6 1968 in the Republic of Vietnam, Canley, the company gunnery sergeant assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, took command of the company, led multiple attacks against enemy-fortified positions, rushed across fire-swept terrain despite his own wounds and carried wounded Marines into Hue City, including his commanding officer, to relieve friendly forces who were surrounde
RMPX2612Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 300th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, poses with 1st Battalion, 1st Marines at the White House in Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 2018. From Jan. 31, to Feb. 6 1968 in the Republic of Vietnam, Canley, the company gunnery sergeant assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, took command of the company, led multiple attacks against enemy-fortified positions, rushed across fire-swept terrain despite his own wounds and carried wounded Marines into Hue City, including his commanding officer, to relieve friendly forces who were surrounde
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to the parade staff during the evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016. Evening parades are held as a means of honoring senior officials, distinguished citizens and supporters of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kayla V. Staten)
RMP2XW09Retired U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, Medal of Honor recipient, speaks to the parade staff during the evening parade at Marine Barracks Washington, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2016. Evening parades are held as a means of honoring senior officials, distinguished citizens and supporters of the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kayla V. Staten)