Medals

  • Army Lieutenant Henry Schenk: Purple Heart finally returned to family

    11/12/13 6:23 PM

    Army Lieutenant Henry Schenk was killed in action in 1952 as he tried to save his fellow soldiers during an ambush in Korea. And James McEachin has been searching for Schenk’s family for decades, hoping to tell them of the lieutenant’s brave actions.

  • World War II medals returned to veteran

    8/30/13 2:32 PM

    A Kentucky family has regained possession of a batch of medals earned by their forebear during World War II after thinking the honors were lost to history.