Each of the surviving merchant mariners, estimated to number about 12,000, will receive a bronze replica of the AWARD.
The Navy Hospital Corpsman earned the award for his actions in VIETNAM.
Livingston earned the honor for his duty in VIETNAM.
Navy Lieutenant Thomas R. Norris, a SEAL, was severely injured, but lived to receive the Medal of Honor for rescue missions in ENEMY TERRITORY.
The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion will receive the CONGRESSIONAL GOLD MEDAL.
Admiral Yost had a distinguished career. He served as Captain of the Port in Seattle, and later as the Coast Guard's 18th COMMANDANT.
Then-Lieutenant Commander Yost received the Silver Star for his actions in VIETNAM.
The exhibit spans a corridor of the PENTAGON.
These six went ABOVE AND BEYOND.
You've probably never heard of Julio DeCastro, but he and his fellow civilian workers saved the lives of 32 sailors aboard USS OKLAHOMA.
The doctors, nurses, and corpsmen who worked nonstop after the attack deserve to be REMEMBERED.
The Lake Washington & Everett Council of the Navy League of US espouses to NLUS's four goals:
Educate national leaders and the nation * Support the men and women of the sea services
Provide assistance to sea service families * Support youth programs
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