Army lays hero to rest in Arlington
Photo Credit: Army Courtesy Photo
1st Lt. Vernon Baker was presented the Medal of Honor by President Bill Clinton in 1997 for displaying extraordinary valor in WWII after he destroyed several German machine-gun nests, exposed himself to direct fire, facilitating an evacuation, and volunteered to lead a platoon through a minefield all while serving in Italy.
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