Medal of Honor recipients visit Coast Guard

SEATTLE - Medal of Honor recipient, Bruce Crandall of Manchester, Wash., speaks with crewmembers on the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon at Integrated Support Command Seattle today.  Crandall and fellow Medal of Honor recipient, Tommy Norris of Hayden Lake, Idaho, also visited the Coast Guard Museum and other members of Coast Guard Sector Seattle during their trip.  Crandall's exploits were recently made famous by the 2002 movie

Medal of Honor recipient, Bruce Crandall of Manchester, Wash., speaks with crewmembers on the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon at Integrated Support Command Seattle today. Crandall’s exploits were recently made famous by the 2002 movie “We Were Soldiers” and the novel it was based on.

SEATTLE - Medal of Honor recipient, Tommy Morris of Hayden Lake, Idaho, views an exhibit for the Coast Guard's only Medal of Honor recipient, Douglas Munro, at the Coast Guard Museum here today.  Norris and fellow Medal of Honor recipient, Bruce Crandall of Manchester, Wash., also visited members of the Coast Guard Cutter Mellon and Sector Seattle during their trip.  Norris was awarded the Medal of Honor for his part in the 1972 rescue of two pilots from behind enemy lines while under heavy attack in the Quang Tri Province of Vietnam.

SEATTLE – Medal of Honor recipient, Tommy Morris of Hayden Lake, Idaho, views an exhibit for the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient, Douglas Munro, at the Coast Guard Museum here today. Norris was awarded the Medal of Honor for his part in the 1972 rescue of two pilots from behind enemy lines while under heavy attack in the Quang Tri Province of Vietnam.

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