Medal of Honor Photos

Posted July 5, 2018 at 12:54 pm

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Dr. Mark Esper, the Secretary of the U.S. Army, gives his remarks during the Medal of Honor Induction Ceremony at the Pentagon.

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The Deputy Secretary of Defense, Patrick M. Shanahan, spoke to the Conner family and others who were on hand at the Pentagon for the Medal of Honor Induction Ceremony.

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Reports of last week’s Medal of Honor ceremony for Lt. Garlin Murl Conner were covered by all of the major television networks as well as Kentucky and national newspapers. The three images shown above are from the CBS evening News coverage on Tuesday .

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Clinton County News Editor/Publisher Al Gibson, left, is shown with Brett Conner, grandson of Murl Conner, at the White House after last week’s Medal of Honor Ceremony. Conner sat beside Gibson through a CCHS basketball season when he was in high school serving as the team bookkeeper while Gibson did public address work. Conner is currently serving as a member of a submarine crew with the U.S. Navy.

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