James McCloughan, 1st hero to receive Medal of Honor from President Trump

McCloughan is credited with saving the lives of members of his platoon nearly 50 years ago in the Battle of Nui Yon Hill in Vietnam.

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    President Trump bestows the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor, to retired Army medic James McCloughan

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    McCloughan is credited with saving the lives of members of his platoon nearly 50 years ago in the Battle of Nui Yon Hill in Vietnam

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    James McCloughan becomes the first person to receive the Medal of Honor from President Trump at the White House

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    James McCloughan, right, with a platoon interpreter in Nui Yon Hill in Vietnam, in 1969

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    Former Army medic James McCloughan is interviewed in South Haven, Mich, June 9, 2017

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    Former Army medic James McCloughan kneels next to a statue presented to him by a fellow soldier in South Haven, Michigan

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