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The Medal of Honor is the highest military honor awarded in the United States and is presented personally by the President. It is given to members of the armed services who distinguish themselves "at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States." This memorial site was created to pay tribute to those whose outstanding bravery in the face of mortal danger earned them the Medal of Honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Medal of Honor recipient Burke McLaughlin

Oct. 22, 1929-March 9, 2015 Burke Finney McLaughlin was born on October 22th, 1929 in Moody, Alabama to Proctor McLaughlin and Betty Foreman McLaughlin. He was a graduate of Leeds High School where he participated in every sport on offer and was named the president of his senior class. He grew up spending so many happy hours collecting arrowheads in and around the Little Cahaba Creek with cousins and friends. Soon after graduation, Burke joined the Navy and was sent to San Diego, California...
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