Tag: Cpl. William T. Perkins

Military July 10, 2018

Press Operations Release No: NR-212-18: DoD Identifies Army Casualty
 
 
 
 
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By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity: MoH Recipient Shares Stories from Service with New Recruits
 
 
 
 
The Angry Staff Officer: Carte Blanche Foreign Policy: the Curse of the All-Volunteer Force
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
William Thomas Perkins Jr. (August 10, 1947 – October 12, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the United States’ highest military decoration for valor — the Medal of Honor — for his heroic action on October 12, 1967 during the Vietnam War in which he smothered an exploding grenade with his body to save the lives of three fellow Marines. Perkins is the only combat photographer to have received the Medal of Honor.

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