Michigan Veteran Receives Medal of Honor

Michigan native and Vietnam War veteran James McCloughan was honored for his bravery during the battle of Nui Yon Hill this Monday. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest military honor possible due to saving the lives of ten men while acting as a medic during the fight. He was only 23 at the time of the 1969 battle and receives this honor at age 71, after returning home to work as a teacher and coach for 40 years.

SMDA continues to be proud of and proud to serve Michigan veterans and congratulates Mr. McCloughan on his achievement.