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Arlington funeral held for Medal of Honor recipient who died from COVID-19 | Army Times
By Tech. Sgt. Mark A. Suban, U.S. Air Force

Arlington funeral held for Medal of Honor recipient who died from COVID-19 | Army Times

Lt. Col. Michael Shellman, an Army chaplain, headed Medal of Honor recipient Bennie G. Adkins funeral service in an Arlington National Cemetery chapel. Several people spoke and recalled their time with Adkins and his heroic efforts, including Special Forces Gen. John W. Brennan Jr. Brennan stated that “Adkins was obviously courageous,” and he continued to serve others outside of the Army. Adkins was buried beside his late wife who passed away last year.

Source: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2020/12/16/arlington-funeral-held-for-medal-of-honor-recipient-who-died-from-covid-19/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2012.17.20&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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