Medal Of Honor Recipient Devoted Post Military Career To Education

Medal Of Honor Recipient Devoted Post Military Career To Education

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Morning Shift talks to a recipient of the highest military decoration, the Congressional Medal of Honor. Specialist James C. McCloughan risked his life several times for his fellow soldiers during the Vietnam War. Almost 50 years later he’s been recognized for those efforts. After the war, McCloughan devoted his life to another cause: educating youth.

This segment was produced by Carrie Shepherd.