Medal of Honor recipient laid to rest

By Spc. Devin KornausSeptember 28, 2010

First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL
First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – First Lt. Vernon J. Baker was laid to rest in a Full Honor Ceremony conducted by the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) at Arlington National Cemetery. He was an Army infantryman who became the only surviving African American to receive the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II. (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL