Tribute to the Medal of Honor ceremony

Event Details:

A Tribute to the Medal of Honor reunion will be held at 5 p.m. June 14 at the Audie Murphy memorial site on the square.  

Audie Murphy biographer, Henry Bodden, author of “In the Footsteps of Valor” that features Audie from birth to Arlington, leads a tour to Holtzwihr to pay homage to Audie’s incredible feat and Diane Basilone, the niece of World War II’s highest decorated marine, who earned the Medal of Honor on Guadalcanal and then the Navy Cross for action on Iwo Jima while killed in action will be present.

 It is a short tribute to an introduction of family members that represented the gold standard of “the greatest generation.  

Anyone who is interested in sharing history and learning about others is invited to attend, organizers said.

For more information email Bodden at

Start Time: 05:00 PM
Weekday(s): Saturday
Start Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014
End Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014

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