Medal of Honor recipient dedicates Michigan memorial

Newly minted Medal of Honor recipient and American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 member James McCloughan helped dedicate the Michigan Veterans Memorial Wall at the post in South Haven, Mich. Photos by Robert Franklin/The American Legion

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017 – 4:00am
Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan talks to friends Rich and Jan Woodard, members of Post 49, at a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan mingles with other members of Post 49 before a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich.. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan, right, shakes hands with Duane Dewey, also a Medal of Honor recipient with Post 49, before a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
Members of the United States Marine Corp Color Guard present flags during a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
James C. McCloughan's wears his Medal of Honor during a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
The Michigan Vietnam Memorial Wall is unveiled during a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
Kermit Jones, center, of Davis, Calif., poses for a photo with Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan and his wife Chérie McCloughhan before a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
Medal of Honor recipient James C. McCloughan delivers an address during a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
Chaplain Larry Girard, of Post 49, salutes after placing a wreath during the unveiling of the Michigan Vietnam Memorial Wall during a memorial dedication ceremony at The American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 in South Haven, Mich. Photo by Robert Franklin/The American Legion

Source: Legion News

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