A former soldier of the 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama in an April ceremony at the White House, according to the division public affairs office.
Capt. Emil Joseph Kapaun, a chaplain, served with the regiment’s Headquarters Company in the Korean War. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross on Aug. 18, 1951.
You must login to view the full content on this page.
Or, use your linked account:
Contact Rose L. Thayer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.