GEORGIA MEDAL OF HONOR CELEBRATION-- MARCH 25, 2014 ATLANTA Members of the Westlake HS Army JROTC program present portraits of the Medal of Honor recipients during the program. Veterans, family members and state officials attend a ceremony honoring Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War at the Georgia Capitol Tuesday, March 25, 2014.
Twelve Georgians, veterans of the Vietnam War, possess the Medal of Honor. It is the highest accolade this nation gives its warriors. On Tuesday, they were recognized in a special ceremony at the Capitol. Gov. Nathan Deal proclaimed March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day in Georgia.
Article written by KENT D. JOHNSON / KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM