The First Conscientious Objector Medal of Honor Recipient

As we approach the Medal of Honor convention here in Charleston beginning next week, the next in a series on Medal of Honor recipients is one of the most amazing, the story of a conscientious objector who insisted on serving his country without a gun and despite all odds saved the lives of many Americans […]

Henry E. "Red" Erwin

Today I met the granddaughter of Henry E. “Red” Erwin. Jennifer Michaels and her two sons, David (6) and Will (3), were here to visit the Congressional Medal of Honor museum, while her Air Force husband was at Charleston Air Force Base on temporary duty. A picture of her grandfather graces one of the museum’s […]