Medal of Honor to be awarded posthumously to KY WII veteran

Medal of Honor to be awarded posthumously to KY WII veteran
Medal of Honor to be awarded posthumously KY WII veteran

WASHINGTON (KFVS) - A Medal of Honor will be awarded by President Donald Trump posthumously to First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner of Kentucky.

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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks June 25 on the Senate floor:

This week, our nation will honor the memory of a brave Kentuckian. President Trump will posthumously award First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner with our nation's highest military distinction: the Medal of Honor.

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