Seven members of the Maj. John Keith Wells Detachment of the Marine Corps League received the NCOA Vietnam War Medallion on Tuesday, March 7 in Abilene, TX. The Medallions were presented by fellow MCL (and NCOA) member Vicky Hensley. This Detachment was named after the Platoon Commander of the unit that raised the flag on Iwo Jima. Maj Wells was a resident of Abilene and was one of the first individuals to receive the NCOA WWII Remembrance Medallion.
Pictured L-R are Jr Vice Commandant Ron ”Doc” Smith, Joe Hudson, Chaplin George Adams, Bill Bell, Marvin "Woopie” Jennings, Judge Advocate Brian Batchelder, and Dave Watson.