• Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade load the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to
Arlington, Va., April, 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two years earlier.

    Baker 1

    Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade load the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to Arlington, Va., April, 13. He...

  • Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade load the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to
Arlington, Va., April, 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two years earlier.

    Baker 2

    Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade load the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to Arlington, Va., April, 13. He...

  • Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade serve as the honor guard during the transfer of the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John
Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to Arlington, Va., April 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two
years earlier.

    Baker 3

    Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade serve as the honor guard during the transfer of the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were...

  • Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade fold the American flag that was
draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John
Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to Arlington, Va., April 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two
years earlier.

    Baker 4

    Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade fold the American flag that was draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were...

  • The American flag that was draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan 20, is presented to his widow Donnell. Baker's remains were transferred to Arlington, Va., April 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two
years earlier.

    Baker 5

    The American flag that was draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan 20, is presented to his widow Donnell. Baker's remains were transferred to...

  • The American flag that was draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan 20, is presented to his widow Donnell. Baker's remains were transferred to Arlington, Va., April 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two
years earlier.

    Baker 6

    The American flag that was draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan 20, is presented to his widow Donnell. Baker's remains were transferred to...

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Soldiers with the 193rd Infantry Brigade fold the American flag that was
draped over the casket carrying the body of retired Master Sgt. John Baker, a Medal of Honor recipient who passed away at his home in Columbia Jan. 20. Baker's remains were transferred to
Arlington, Va., April, 13. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in a private ceremony Monday. Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 for his actions in Vietnam two years earlier.

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