Three NCOA Medallions were presented to two deserving individuals during the 248th Marine Corps Birthday Ball with the Marine Corps League, Sumter Detachment 1202.
In the photo on the left, an NCOA Vietnam War Medallion was presented to Mr. Harry Thompson, a Vietnam Veteran and Purple Heart recipient (left). Mr. William Hartley (right) received both the NCOA World War II and Korean War Medallions for his service in both conflicts.
In the photo on the right, members of the Marine Corps League pause to enjoy some birthday cake.
A big thank you to Eric Shumpert, NCOA life member, for providing the photos and to the Marine Corps League Sumter Detachment for your efforts to get these small symbols of tremendous sacrifice and service around the necks of those who deserve them!