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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Retired Ranger Col. Ralph Puckett, 94, to receive Medal of Honor for Korean War battle | Army Times

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Seventy years after receiving the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during the battle for Hill 205 on Nov. 25, 1950, Retired Army Col. Ralph Puckett is set to receive the Medal of Honor, this time for his bravery during the Korean War. During a battle he was wounded three times before asking his men to leave him behind and retreat, an order they refused. Puckett is now 94 years old and is currently living near Fort Benning. The ceremony date will be coordinated this week and President Biden called Puckett to congratulate him.

Source: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2021/05/03/retired-ranger-col-ralph-puckett-94-to-receive-medal-of-honor-for-korean-war-battle/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+army-times%2Fnews%2Fyour-army+%28Army+Times+-+Arc+RSS+-+Your+Army%29

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