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    Sgt.Maj. John L. Canley Medal of Honor Recipient [Image 5 of 12]

    Sgt.Maj. John L. Canley Medal of Honor Recipient

    WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES

    10.17.2018

    Photo by Cpl. Daisha Johnson 

    Communication Directorate       

    President of the United States Donald J. Trump shakes hands with Vietnam veterans before the official Medal of Honor ceremony of retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, the 298th Marine Medal of Honor recipient, 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 surrounded. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daisha R. Johnson)

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    Date Taken: 10.17.2018
    Date Posted: 10.17.2018 23:05
    Photo ID: 4826587
    VIRIN: 181017-M-ZJ622-0309
    Resolution: 5396x2948
    Size: 9.46 MB
    Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US 

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