Fort Benning

September 4, 2014 5:38 PM

Local veteran to receive Medal of Honor at White House

Forty-eight years after surviving 18 wounds during a bloody battle in the A Shau Valley of South Vietnam, retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins of Opelika, Ala., will receive the Medal of Honor at the White House on Sept. 15.

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