Congress Honors Deceased Korean War Hero With Lying in Honor Ceremony

Army Col. Ralph Puckett Jr., the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON — Congress gave one of its highest final tributes on Monday — a lying in honor ceremony at the Capitol — to Ralph Puckett Jr., who led an outnumbered company in battle during the Korean War and was the last surviving veteran of that war to receive the Medal of Honor. Puckett, who retired […]